2021 Grants Awarded!

A total of $65,431.12 has been awarded in grants.

Congratulations to the 2021 recipients of the Flying Site Improvement Grant and the Take Off and Grow Grant.

Flying Site Improvement Grant (FSIG)

34 clubs were awarded Flying Site Improvement Grants in 2021! AMA established the Flying Site Improvement Grant program to invest in the continued improvement and growth of AMA chartered clubs and fields. Grant funding is provided through an allocation of membership dues each year as well as from funding from the AMA Foundation. These clubs are making a difference in the model aviation community, and the communities in which they operate. This year, $53,497.87 was awarded.

Fairborn Flying Aces RC Club

Kent County Aeromodelers Inc.

LoveAir RC Club

Corsair Model Aircraft Club

Aero Radio Club of Syracuse (ARCS)

Las Vegas Soaring Club

Boerne Area Model Society (BAMS)

R I Aeromodelers

River City Radio Controllers

Greater Southwest Aeromodelers

Tulip City Air Force Model Airplane Club

York County Flyers

Clovis Area Modelers

Indianapolis Radio Control Modelers Club

Casper Airmodelers Association

Texoma RC Modelers

Johnston County Aeromodeling Club (JCAC)

Fox Valley Aero Club

Millersburg R/C Modelers

Desert Eagles Model Airplane Flying Club

Catalina RC Modelers, Inc.

Blennerhassett Area RC

Susquehanna Valley Modelers

Raleigh Durham Radio Control Club

Kansas City Radio Control Club

Northern VA RC Club Inc.

Wingbusters Model Aircraft Club

Old Town Valley Flyers RC Club

Southeast Missouri Modelers Association

South Davis Modelers

American Turf Flyers and Sportman’s Club, Inc.

Snohomish Radio Aero Club

Flying Pilgrims

Midwest Air Wing R/C Club



































Take Off and Grow (TAG) Grant

14 clubs were awarded Take Off and Grow Grants in 2021! AMA Awards up to $1,000.00 to clubs that implement a Take Off and Grow (TAG) program in the local communities. TAG programs provide newcomers to model aviation an opportunity to learn about the hobby as well as practice flying model aircraft with experienced club members. TAG grants are awarded each year, thanks to the generous support of AMA members and AMA Foundation donors across the country. This year, $11,933.25 was awarded.

Flying Knights MAC

Flying WingNutz of WV

Colonel’s Flyin’ Aces

Seminole RC Club

Central Alabama Sport Flyers

Huntington County Modelers

Anderson Preparatory Academy

Indianapolis Radio Control Modelers Club

Paducah Aeromodelers

Capital Area Radio Drone Squadron

Casper Airmodelers Association

Tucson RC Club

Casa Grande RC Flyers