The Foundation

Non-Profit Status

A Brief Overview of the Organization

The Eric Monday Foundation is organized as a not for profit corporation under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia effective August 27, 2013. It is a recognized under Internal Revenue Code section 501 (c) 3 as public charity. Contributions to the Foundation are deductible under section 170 of the code. The Foundation reports annually to the IRS through Form 990.


Address for the Foundation is:


Eric Monday Foundation

P.O. Box 2342

Vienna, VA 22183


The following is an excerpt from the Foundation’s IRS filing:


The Eric Monday Foundation fosters opportunities through wrestling for young individuals who strive to develop their mind, body, and spirit while raising up fellow participants.

Organized around some of the best of Eric Monday’s legacy, the foundation will seek to recognize and promote:

  • Perseverance and intensity to achieve excellence,
  • Selfless empathy and dedication in the support of teammates,
  • Overcoming personal setbacks (including awareness of the stigma mental health challenges),
  • Recruiting a broad spectrum of others to wrestling as vehicle for personal success, and
  • Wrestling as a unique quest to develop mental and physical strength.


The foundation is to provide for and serve the people of Northern Virginia through charitable support of youth and high school wrestling related activities thereby fostering opportunities for local athletes to successfully compete in national amateur wrestling competitions. Such charitable activities may include, but are not necessarily limited to, contributing to the cost of attending training camps or clinics designed to refine advanced wrestling techniques, organizing and sponsoring high level training camps for dedicated local wrestlers, contributing to the cost of coaching education to ensure Northern Virginia youth and high school wrestlers are learning the sport from highly qualified teachers, providing assistance to wrestlers in identifying and participating in national wrestling competitions and to do all and every such thing as may be necessary, suitable, convenient, usual, or proper for the accomplishment of the purposes expressed in these Articles of Incorporation, or incidental to such purposes.


Activities may include:

  • Sponsorship and organization of wrestling clinics
  • Sponsorship of wrestlers for training camps based on board established criteria including financial need, demonstrated leadership, growth potential and community impact
  • Sponsorship of wrestlers for competition based on board established criteria including financial need, demonstrated leadership, growth potential and community impact
  • Organization of inclusive wrestling tournaments
  • Organization and sponsorship of leadership clinics built around the sport of wrestling
  • Organization and sponsorship of mental health awareness events and activities built around the sport of wrestling
  • Fundraising for such activities



P.O. 2342 Box, Vienna VA 22183

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