Transformation Grant Overview

USA Climbing Transformation Grants are made to Programs that endeavor to make the transformative power of climbing accessible and inclusive in the United States in furtherance of the mission of USA Climbing, such as through:

  • Programs to increase access, diversity, and inclusiveness in sport climbing, and/or
  • Programs to educate athletes, coaches, parents/guardians, routesetters and others, such as for:
    • positive coaching methods and training techniques,
    • physical and mental health and safety, and competition rules

Applications can be submitted by any current USA Climbing member (whether an individual member or Gym member). Each application should seek a minimum of $5,000 and a maximum of $20,000.

The USA Climbing Transformation Grant is made possible by the generous support of donors through the USA Climbing Foundation.

To learn more about this program and how to apply, please join us for a virtual informational session on Wednesday, February 16th at 5:00pm MST. Information about the program and application can be found here.

For virtual meeting details, please contact

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