Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Sports Award 2019

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Sports Award recognizes sports teams, athletes, and community-based organizations that use sports to catalyze and sustain changes to make communities healthier places to live, learn, work, and play.

In determining the winners of the RWJF Sports Award, they will take into account the guiding principles in addition to the following selection criteria:


Each category winner receives:

  • $10,000 cash prize;
  • Your story and successes are celebrated broadly to inspire others;
  • Opportunity to engage with other community leaders at RWJF headquarters during private ceremony.


The Foundation will consider applications in the following three categories:

  • Category 1: A professional sports team community relations department or foundation based in the United States or Canada.
  • Category 2: An individual athlete or professional coach’s foundation based in the United States or Canada.
  • Category 3: An organization in the United States or Canada that is an influential leader and model for improving community health through sports.
Eligible Regions: United States or Canada

Application Process

Apply online through the given link.

Application Deadline: May 29, 2019

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