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Professional Athletes Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

Professional Athletes Foundation

1133 20th St. N.W.

Washington, DC United States 20036-3408

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $29,403,345

Total giving: $2,618,580






Established around 1981 in Washington, DC

Purpose and Activities

Giving primarily to support former professional and amateur athletes and their families in times of financial crisis.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Assistance for former professional and amateur athletes who are faced with unusual financial problems, whether due to medical, educational, or catastrophic events.

Fields of Interest

  • Communication media
  • Education
  • Education services
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Hospital care
  • Human services
  • In-patient medical care
  • Information and Communications
  • Philanthropy
  • Publishing
  • Student retention
  • University education
  • Youth development
  • Youth organizing
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $29,403,345 (market value)

Gifts received: $2,135,811

Expenditures: $3,046,019

Total giving: $2,618,580

Qualifying distributions: $2,618,580