LIMITED, ONE-TIME, TEMPORARY, LEVEL-AMOUNT financial assistance grants are available for economic hardship to western sports athletes.


Any western sport athlete who meets the following criteria:

  • The athlete certifies their active competition between January 1, 2020 and March 30, 2020.
  • The athlete certifies that their riding/roping/steer wrestling is their primary major source of income.
  • The athlete is not currently receiving any financial assistance from Western Sports Foundation.
  • The athlete understands that this is a one-time non-renewable payment.
  • The athlete submits a written application and any supporting documents in a timely manner.
  • These one-time grants are on a first come first-serve basis and are based on the funds available solely from this fundraising campaign.


Applicants should either apply by contacting Aubrey O’Quin, Director of Programs and Operations, at 719-242-2900, or email