Ann Hoyt/Jim Easton JOAD Grant

The Ann Hoyt/Jim Easton JOAD Grant is made possible by archery legend, Ann Hoyt and current supporter of youth archery, Jim Easton. Through contributions from the Ann Hoyt Legacy Fund and the Easton Sports Development Foundation, JOAD Clubs can request funds for items such as, target butts, stands, archery equipment, general supplies and coaching certification.

This grant is donated monies administered by USA Archery and for specific purposes.  This grant IS NOT a loan.  The money granted does not have to be repaid. This is “FREE” money, however, is not without cost.  Grantees (USAA JOAD Clubs) are required to plan programs, submit grant proposals, respond to inquiries, keep scrupulous records of finances and program participants, and produce written reports to the grantor (USAA) on finances, program goals, and accomplishments.

Type of Grants Available From USAA USA Archery will give out grants that will benefit USAA JOAD Clubs in good standing. These grants can be used for target butts, stands, archery equipment, general supplies and coach certifications.

Grant requests SHOULD NOT exceed $5,000. Applicants DO NOT NEED TO BE a qualified 501(c)(3) organization in order to receive funding; however, they do need to be an active JOAD club in good standing. Requests may be submitted at any time. USAA will review grants once a quarter. Applications will be reviewed March 1st, June 1st, September 1st, December 1st. Applications must be submitted at least 15 days prior to these deadlines in order to be considered during the upcoming review.

How To Apply for a USAA JOAD Grant: Grant proposals must be submitted via email to Diane Watson at The supporting applicant qualification materials and documents should be mailed to:

Diane Watson
USA Archery JOAD Coordinator
11815 Lakewood Drive
Hudson, FL 34669

TO BE QUALIFIED: USAA JOAD clubs must meet the following conditions and submit the following material:

  1. Must be an active USAA JOAD club in good standing

  2. Must submit a completed application

  3. Must submit with the application a list of the club’s members and coaches and the certification level of the coaches involved in the program.

  4. A list of the key sources of revenue for the club and amounts received during the last year.

  5. Any supplemental information or material examples provided in addition to the proposal that will help the Committee evaluate the applicant’s club or specific proposal will be accepted.

USAA Grant Review and Selection Process: Proposals will be evaluated by the JOAD Committee and USAA staff or their designee(s). Successful applicants will be notified within 10 days of acceptance.

Project Completion and Satisfaction of Performance: The grant agreement with the successful applicant shall contain contractual provisions requiring the grantee to verify actual disbursements from their program for approved expenses. Grant terms and conditions will allow for administrative, contractual, or legal remedies in instances in which the club violates or breaches the grant terms, and shall provide for appropriate remedial actions.

A portion, 10-25% of the approved Grant amount, may be withheld by USAA and paid to the Grantee after successful completion of the project and submission of the final approved report of costs.

To access the application, please click here USAA -ANN HOYT/JIM EASTON JOAD GRANT APPLICATION

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