USA Equestrian Trust Accepting 2013 Grant Applications

USA Equestrian Trust Accepting 2013 Grant Applications

The USA Equestrian Trust is pleased to announce IRS-registered equine nonprofit organizations will have two opportunities to apply for funding in 2013 as part of the foundation's grants program. The trust's board expanded the grants program to two periods in 2012 and awarded nearly $335,000 in grants, an increase of almost 70% compared to 2011.

To apply for funding, visit the trust's newly revamped website at The site includes an extensive guide of frequently asked questions to assist applicants, as well as profiles of the work being done by selected past recipients.

"The trust is pleased to make our simple online application process even easier," said USA Equestrian Trust President Alan F. Balch. "The trust's leadership continues to be impressed by the many worthy projects seeking to further the rich legacy of horses and equestrian sport."

The 2013 application deadlines are May 6 and October 7. All applicants must submit a proposed budget for their projects. If you have any questions about applying, please email

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