The following policy describes the SEATA Marketing Grant Program.  The main purpose of this program is to align with SEATA’s Strategic Plan -

Goal III:  Marketing and Public Relations.  

This marketing grant is established to assist State Associations in marketing and promoting the profession of athletic training and providing a direct member impact at the state level.  This grant would provide a valuable financial resource to the State Association and enhance the State’s marketing / public relations efforts. 


Each State Association may request up to $1,000 annually to help defray the costs associated with a state level marketing strategy. SEATA’s funding of a grant request shall follow SEATA’s reimbursement policy.  Each request shall follow the following:



1.      Application Process:

a.  The respective State Association is asked to complete the SEATA Marketing Grant Request.

b.  Requests must be submitted at least 30 days prior to the event to ensure adequate and effective review process of the proposal.


2.      Approval Process:

a.  This request is to be submitted to the SEATA President and Vice President for review and approval.

b.  Once approved by both Officers, the SEATA President shall formally notify, via email, the respective State President and SEATA Treasurer of the approval of the grant request.


3.      Reimbursement Process:

The designated State Association representative shall complete a SEATA Expense Report, in accordance with SEATA Travel Reimbursement Policy, and submit the following documentation to the SEATA Treasurer at

a.      SEATA Travel Expense Report

b.      Receipts for all reported expenses


The Southeast Athletic Trainers' Association (SEATA) is District IX of the National Athletic Trainers' Association.  It is a not-for-profit organization dealing with the concerns of its members and the profession of athletic training as a whole.  This association was first started back in 1950.  Initially comprised of the members of the Southeastern Conference schools, this district is represented by Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.


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Thibodaux, LA 70302

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