The National Gymnastics Foundation was created from the energy and excitement generated by the gold medal Olympic efforts of the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Proceeds totaling $1.4 million from the 1984 Olympics were used to establish the Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.
Mission StatementThe mission of the National Gymnastics Foundation is to provide for the sustainability and promotion of the sport, and support the ongoing education and outreach efforts of USA Gymnastics through the preservation and growth of its assets.
- Jim Morris (Chair)
- Kristin Allen
- Gary Anderson
- Keith Douglas
- Tina Ferriola
- Larissa Fontaine
- Nastia Liukin
- Conrad Voorsanger
- Sallie Weaver
- Annual Grants:
- Men’s Scholarship Fund and the Trampoline & Tumbling Scholarship Program.
- In 2014, up to $300,000 devoted to strengthening men’s and women’s collegiate gymnastics was allocated for distribution over a three-year period.
- Charitable Funds:
- Proceeds from the Nastia Liukin Cup Series and the Nastia Liukin Cup are donated to the Nastia Liukin Fund.
- First-ever National, Grassroots Marketing Campaign for the Sport:
- 3.6 million people saw an ad insert in USA Today on Aug. 15, 2008 communicating the essence of gymnastics and served as a guide for parents looking for a USA Gymnastics Member Club in their area.
- A four-page insert in Parents Magazine in September of 2010 demonstrated how gymnastics clubs provide an ideal environment for children to learn about fitness.
- Annual support for Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.