The core mission of Fallen Athletes Fund is to provide emergency financial assistance for professionals in the actions sports world that find themselves struggling with medical, financial or personal crises. This program offers financial assistance for medical expenses that may include doctor, dental and hospital bills, prescriptions, addiction recovery treatment and psychotherapy, basic living expenses such as rent and utilities, and death or funeral expenses.
This program is available to professional action sports athletes or those employed in the action sports industry that have experienced a significant, unavoidable emergency. Eligibility consists of documented, paid, professional status as a sponsored athlete for a minimum of one year in the skate, surf or snowboard industry or individuals who’s work supports such athletes and who have documented employment in the action sports industry for at least five years. Documentation can be provided in a variety of ways including copies of endorsement contracts, check stubs or copies of checks or copies of W-9 Forms or employment contracts and verifiable employment references. To request a grant of assistance, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org All information provided will be kept confidential.