The NFL is proud to work with ATIF as they support service members recovering from injuries sustained while protecting this country," said NFL Senior Vice President of Social Responsibility Anna Isaacson. "ATIF has incredible programs to ensure our nation's heroes receive the care and resources they deserve.
The Stronach Group
One of the world's leading horse racetrack operators and suppliers of pari-mutuel wagering technology. Racetracks include Santa Anita Park, "The Great Race Place", Pimlico Race Course, home of the legendary Preakness, and the spectacular Gulfstream Park, one of Florida's newest entertainment destinations. Leading producer and distributor of televised horse racing programming and one of the world’s leading thoroughbred race horse breeders, having produced numerous Triple Crown and Breeders’ Cup champions.
Jockeys’ Guild, Inc., is the organization representing professional jockeys in Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing in the United States. It was founded in May 1940 and has approximately 1,200 members, including active, retired and disabled jockeys. The purpose is to protect jockeys, strive to achieve a safer racing environment, to obtain improved insurance and other benefits for members and to monitor developments in local, state and federal laws affecting the racing industry, and in particular, the jockeys.
After pairing military veterans with NFL players, the Eisenhower Center realized their camaraderie provided results. Veterans and athletes are curious about each other’s experiences which fosters an open dialogue and sense of community. In the military and professional football, both populations train, play, win and lose together- it only makes sense to heal together. Eisenhower embraces the “After the Impact” program as a proven integrated model of care.
The Independence Fund
The Independence Fund's mission is to support our injured and wounded Veterans with the tools to achieve their independence and freedoms they have fought so hard to preserve. The Independence Fund provides 3 pillars of assistance to Veterans: Mobility, Treatment and Caregiver Relief.
Gridiron Greats Assistance fund
The Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund's mission is to assist retired NFL players and their families in dire need. Gridiron Greats provides hands-on assistance to help retired players and their families deal with hardships they face after football. The services include medical assistance, transportation costs for medical evaluations and surgeries, dental assistance, housing assistance, financial assistance for utilities, medication, and coordination of services for food and other day to day necessities. Gridiron Greats Assistance Fund, Inc. (GGAF) is a Wisconsin nonprofit corporation that has received recognition of federal tax-exempt status as a public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to GGAF are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.