FAQ & Contact
What is the CrossFit Foundation?
The CrossFit Foundation is a 501(c)3 public charity. The CrossFit Foundation was established by Greg Glassman and CrossFit, Inc., to improve health and fitness through education, research, philanthropy and advocacy.
What is the relationship between CrossFit, Inc., and the CrossFit Foundation?
The CrossFit Foundation and CrossFit, Inc., operate under a management agreement whereby CrossFit Inc., provides services and staff to the CrossFit Foundation.
The CrossFit Foundation and CrossFit, Inc., are separate and independent corporate entities. The CrossFit Foundation has an independent board of directors.
Can my affiliate host a fundraising event for the CrossFit Foundation?
Yes. CrossFit affiliates can support the CrossFit Foundation and its various initiatives individually or collectively. Contributions may be made online or directly to the foundation. For assistance, please contact us.
Can my affiliate apply for a grant from the CrossFit Foundation?
At this time, only organizations recognized by the IRS as 501(c)3 public charities or organizations with fiscal sponsorship from a qualified 501(c)3 organization may apply for a CrossFit Foundation grant. Affiliates with associated public charities may also apply. See ‘How Do I apply for A CrossFit Community Health Fund Grant?’ For additional inquiries, please contact the CrossFit Community Fund.
What happens to my donation to the CrossFit Foundation?
Unrestricted (that is, general) gifts to the CrossFit Foundation are directed toward the CrossFit Community Fund or the CrossFit Sports and Health Sciences Institute at the board’s discretion. Donors may choose to restrict their gift to either program.
Is my contribution to the CrossFit Foundation tax deductible?
As an IRS recognized public charity, all contributions to the CrossFit Foundation qualify for tax-advantaged status depending upon the individual donor’s tax situation. Please contact your tax advisor.
May I make an estate gift, bequest, IRA, stock or planned gift to the CrossFit Foundation?
Yes. Please contact us to discuss making a planned, securities or other non-cash gift, or contact your estate or financial planner.
Contact the CrossFit Foundation
For additional information regarding the CrossFit Foundation and its various programs, as well as any of our policies regarding giving and donor privacy, please contact us below: