The USJCA Youth Grant Program is designed to assist and mentor young sailing teams wanting to take their program to a higher level of competition. Program recipients are selected by a panel of experienced J/24 sailors based on the proposals that each team submits and through an interview process. The Grant Program is tailored to each Grant recipient based on their various needs, and you will be partnered with a J/24 Class Mentor. Grant recipients should have access to or own a Class legal J/24 and have a team that can meet the maximum crew weight of 882 lbs. The Grant Program year will begin on February 1st and end December 31st.

Application timeline:
November 1st – Application opens
December 1st – Applications due
December 15th – Finalists are notified
December 27th – Finalist Interviews conclude with Grant Program Committee

Complete program details, including the application instructions and link, are available at

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