Uihlein-Ironman Sports Fund application deadline approaching

Scott Schulz races for the Lake Placid High School cross-country team during his high school days. Schulz received grant funding from the Uihlein-Ironman Sports Fund, a component fund of Adirondack Foundation. (Enterprise file photo — Justin A. Levine)

 LAKE PLACID — Adirondack Foundation’s Uihlein-Ironman Sports Fund (UISF), established to foster and promote life-long sports and healthy lifestyles, is accepting online grant applications from local athletes and nonprofit organizations. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Aug. 12 by 5 p.m.

This fund provides financial support to both competitive athletes in the greater Lake Placid/Olympic Region with regional, national and international promise, as well as nonprofits, schools and municipal programs that involve area youth in traditional sports.

Race fees, training camps, travel, equipment and organized club activities are the types of expenses the fund can help cover.  

Details about eligibility and application instructions, including frequently asked questions, can be found online at www.adirondackfoundation.org/granting/apply-grant. 

Past grant recipients have included U.S. Olympic medalist Chris Mazdzer (luge), Nordic combined athlete Beckett Ledger, speedskater Esther Munoz, Lake Placid Outing Club and the Tupper Lake Youth Nordic Ski Development Club, among others.


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