The Colorado Youth Athletics Foundation, is a non-profit 501c3 organization
on a mission is to provide scholarships to underprivileged and severely financially challenged families, so their kids can participate in youth sports or get swim lessons anywhere in the State of Colorado.
In addition, in furtherance of charitable and educational purposes and in keeping with our goal of fostering participation in youth sports irrespective of race, creed, color, financial issues or access to programs, CYAF will help construct sports facilities where educational and sports programming can be provided.
When a child cannot participate in youth sports, doesn't have the means to learn how to swim, or doesn't have a facility to participate at, the child is being neglected the ability to be healthy, build life skills and be safe in the water.
Please don't let kids miss out! Support the cause!
DO YOU NEED A GRANT?
Has your family or your team run into difficult financial hardship?
The Colorado Youth Athletics Foundation may be able to help!
Currently, we offer financial assistance to individual families in need.
(teams & facility construction projects coming soon)
If your individual family meets the requirements for financial hardship in Colorado,
click below to complete the Application to be considered for a grant.
We will help as many people as we can.
Applications are met on a first come, first serve basis.
The Colorado Youth Athletics Foundation was founded by Eric Stefanski, a professional coach and sport psychology professional for over 20 years. After coaching for so long, he's learned firsthand how much families pay for youth sports & swim lessons. He's seen firsthand how many families are struggling financially due to societal changes and COVID. He's worked with thousands of kids nationwide who've developed incredible life skills and life improvements as a result of participating in youth sports and from learning to swim.
Our mission is to provide scholarships to families in financial need, so their kids can participate in youth sports and/or participate in swim lessons, and
build facilities so kids have a place to participate.
Current Focal Points
Marshall Fire Families
Families on Free School Lunch Programs
Building an Aquatic Center in Broomfield, CO
Learn to Swim Lessons for Underprivileged Kids
How to Make a Donation:
Click the Dontation Button on this page for donations by Credit/Debit
Mail a Check:
"Colorado Youth Athletics Foundation"
P.O. Box 270166
Louisville, CO 80027
*Please include your name & address so we can send you
a receipt for your tax records.