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2024 US Sailing Reach Initiative - Youth Engagement Grants

Support from Rolex and US Sailing have made

the following grants possible!

Photo Credit: The Community Boating Center (Bellingham, WA)



Reach Youth Engagement grants have been made available to provide financial support for program materials, transportation, and offset costs when implementing the Reach Initiative. This area of need was identified through the Reach mentoring sessions and educator surveys. Support from Rolex and US Sailing donors has made these grants possible.


    • Must be a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization
    • Hold a current US Sailing Organizational Membership
    • Utilize US Sailing Small Boat Level 1 or Basic Keelboat certified instructors for all on-water activities.


  • Applications due: April 1, 2024
  • Notification of Award: May 1, 2024
  • Signed Contract Due: May 17, 2024
  • Grantee Report Due: November 1, 2024


The 2024 Reach Initiative Grant Application closed April 1st, 2024.

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2023 Reach Initiative Grant Report NOW AVAILABLE!

2023 Reach Initiative Impact Report


See the Impact of US Sailing’s 2022 Reach Initiative Grantees!

2022 Reach Initiative Impact Report