What We Do:
The Easton Sports Development Foundation will only makes grants to IRS Qualified 501(c)(3) organizations or an accredited K-12 school, college, university or government entity. The foundation may make grants to organizations and projects that support the following goals and objectives:
- Develop competitive Olympic archery efforts that create a clear path for skilled young archers to reach the goal of being an Olympic champion.
- Support programs that develop improved skills as archers’ progress through JOAD, middle and high schools, colleges, and the USA National Olympic Team training programs.
- Develop and support archery programs that introduce target shooting and/or other forms of archery to all people including youth, senior, and disabled archers.
- Support the growth of all types of archery competition.
- Promote the building and refurbishing of ranges open to the public to make them attractive and accessible to all archers.
- Support bowhunting education, promotion, and habitat development and protection programs.
What We Don’t Do:
In order to maintain focus and achieve the goals and objectives of the foundation, we will not provide grants to the following:
- Individuals, (scholarships, fellowships, personal assistance)
- Individual sports teams
- Private foundations
- For profit ventures
- Individual study
- Prizes and Trophies
- Any type of monetary compensation or reimbursement unless pre-approved in writing
- NASP funding and/or NASP equipment directly to schools or organizations
- 3D Targets
- Aerial Target Shooting
- Equipment outside the scope of program operation (example – motor vehicles, grounds maintenance equipment, bleachers, storage facilities, etc…)
- Top of the line archery equipment
- Marketing and Promotional items
- Media Productions
We will not support organizations that discriminate against a person or a group on the basis of age, political affiliation, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.
Indirect Cost Policy for Project Grants and Contracts for Applicant Organizations
The Foundation is a charitable entity and is not committed to matching the indirect cost rates of the U.S. government or other entities. We recognize that this means that: (a) some grantees may need to engage in cost sharing between projects, tap into unrestricted funds, or conduct other fundraising to cover operations; or (b) some contractors may choose not to contract with the foundation. However, we believe our policy is consistent with that of many private foundations and certain government entities that have a flat or maximum rate that caps the amount an applicant institution can charge. The Foundation’s policy helps ensure furtherance of our charitable purpose.
Definition of Indirect Costs:
- Overhead expenses or ongoing operational costs incurred by the applicant organization on behalf of the organization’s activities and projects, but that are not easily identified with any specific project.
- Administrative or other expenses which are not directly allocable to a particular activity or project.
- Expenses related to general operations of an organization that are shared among projects and/or functions.
- Basic examples include executive oversight, existing facilities costs, accounting, grants management, legal expenses, utilities, and technology support. To further aid the interpretation of this definition, the Foundation has established examples for the use of our applicants and prospective applicants, which are included in the examples below.
Examples of Indirect Costs:
- Existing facilities costs (e.g. rent, maintenance, etc.) such as:
- University headquarters
- Country/regional offices
- Utilities for existing facilities
- Existing Information technology equipment and support (e.g. centralized IT systems, networks, etc.)
- Existing shared equipment
- Existing equipment maintenance
- Depreciation on equipment
- Communications expenses (e.g. phones, etc.)
- Administrative office supplies
- General administrative support
- Executive management (CEO, COO, CFO, etc.
- Executive administrators
- General ledger and grants accounting
- General financial management staff
- Internal audit function
- Institutional legal support
- Research management personnel
- information technology support staff
- Facilities support personnel
- Scientific support functions
- Environmental health/safety personnel
- Human resources
- Library & information support
- Shared procurement resources
- General logistics support
- Material management (e.g. tracking procurement, inventory management, shipping)
- Other shared resources not directly attributable to the project