Easton Foundations Hit $10 Million Mark in Grants and Programs
Los Angeles – June 16, 2010 – The Easton Foundations are honored to announce that over the last year it has funded over $4.8 million in grants and programs. The Foundations funding supports archery, youth baseball, softball and cycling, as well as education and medical research. Since 2007, total grants and programs of over $10 million have been provided to community and non-profit organizations.
About the Easton Foundations
The Easton Foundations’ aim is to keep archery a viable part of the sporting culture in communities across the United States. Founded during the 1982 Olympics by Jim Easton, the founder and former CEO of Easton Sports, Inc, the Foundation actively works to introduce the Olympic sport of archery to communities across the country. It supports the training of aspiring archers, trainers, coaches, and administrators and building of indoor archery facilities at city parks, schools, universities and sports complexes.
The Easton Foundations encourages and engages youth to participate and develop skills in the sports of archery, baseball, softball, ice hockey, and cycling. It contributes to selected 501(c)(3) charitable groups and universities that share its vision of excellence and innovation in sports programs, business and engineering education, and medical research.