The Jeffie Foundation awards grants to young riders in USEA Area 1 who share Jeffie’s passion and values, as well as having demonstrated financial need.

The Jeffie Foundation

  • The Jeffie Foundation is a charity founded to honor Jennifer “Jeffie” Wilkins Chapin who died in August 2019 during xc warm ups at GMHA.
  • Jeffie had a deep passion for horses and riding and valued hard work, empathy, sportsmanship and the pursuit of excellence.
  • She found a match for her passion and values in the sport of Eventing.
  • Grants will be awarded to young riders in USEA Area 1 with demonstrated financial need to help them achieve their goals.

Grants for Riders


Please complete the Pre‑Application Form and we will send you an application when we are accepting requests for grants.

  • Online Donation: Complete the form below to make your donation online with any credit card or PayPal account
  • Venmo Donation: @Jeffie-Foundation
  • By Check: The Jeffie Foundation, 45 Leonard Street, Gloucester, MA 01930
  • The Jeffie Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
  • All contributions are tax-deductible to the extend allowed by law.
  • Federal Tax ID No. 84-2737936.

Online Donation Form

Contact Us

To contact The Jeffie Foundation, submit the contact form below, or send us an email at

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