2022 Grants Awarded

A total of $69,201.91 has been awarded in grants.

Congratulations to the 2022 recipients of the Flying Site Improvement Grant and the Take Off and Grow Grant.

Flying Site Improvement Grant (FSIG)

41 clubs were awarded Flying Site Improvement Grants in 2022! 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, $55,151.91 was awarded.

Discover Flying RC Club

Skymasters RC of Michigan

Wireless Aircraft Sport Pilot

Utah Valley Aeromodelers

Triple Tree Aviators

Radio Control Club of Detroit

Lone Tree Flyers

Pegasus RC Club

Alexandria RC Flyers

Rio Rancho Radio Control Club

Belleville R/C Flyers

Sentral Illinois Radio Society

Shawnee Thunderbirds RC Club

Desert Valley Vultures

Burlington County RC Club

Red River RC Flyers

Shreveport Area Radio Kontrol Society, Inc.

Tri Cities Radio Controlled Modelers

Vermillion County R/C Club

Birmingham RC Association

Sky Ranch Flyers

Livingston County Radio Control Club

Western Ohio Radio Kontrol Society

South County Radio Control Club

Ribcrackers Model Aeronautics Club

Central Virginia Radio Control Club

Monmouth Model Airplane Club

Wine Country Flyers

Galveston Radio Control Fun Flyers

Heber Valley Wing Nuts

The Tailspinners of Central Ohio


Delaware Valley RC

Sacramento Valley Soaring Society

Brazos Valley RC Club

Charlevoix Area Buffs

Circle City Flyers

Winnebago RC Flyers

The Flying Nuggets

New Hampshire Flying Misfits

Perry R.C. Flyers










































Take Off and Grow (TAG) Grant

17 clubs were awarded Take Off and Grow Grants in 2022! 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, $14,050.00 was awarded.

Flying Wing Nutz of WV

Central Carolina RC Modelers

Dare County Radio Control Flyers

Holly Springs Skyhawks Radio Control Group

Seminole RC Club

The Flying Nuggets

Anderson Praparatory Academy

Irish RC Flyers

Milan Flyers

Wausau RC Sports

Casper Airmodelers Association

Rapid City Propbusters

Red River RC Flyers

Casa Grande RC Flyers

Oasis Flyers


Tri Cities Radio Control Modelers