GTP's mission is to be a foundation for athletic, professional, and social development. We empower athletes to engage the community in philanthropy by raising funds for scholarships and grants aligned with their career goals beyond being an athlete.
Program Expenses = 72.5%
- scholarships, grants, unique volunteer activities
Fundraising Expenses = 20%
- expenses related to related to raising funds (e.g., hosting an intimate dinner party with a celebrity)
Administrative Expenses = 7.5%
- salary (none currently), office materials, filing fees, etc.
These numbers are derived from the highest rating offered by Charity Navigator, a non-profit credentialing organization. They believe this distribution to be the most ethical way to handle funds within a non-profit organization.
You can learn more about Charity Navigator by visiting www.charitynavigator.org. You can learn more about our progress towards this rating by viewing our Annual Reports page.
Please help us reach our goal by making a donation today!
CREATE YOUR OWN
SCHOLARSHIP or GRANT Non-profits, corporations, and celebrities can use our status as a 501c3 organization to create a unique scholarship or grant. We will feature it in our Philanthropy Arena and share it with our community. We will administer an ethical decision-making process on how to award the scholarship or grant by utilizing our team of Board Advisors. To create a scholarship or grant, go to www.teamplayers.org/donate
JOIN OUR TEAM! We are currently seeking board advisors and administrative volunteers. By joining our team, especially if you already have experience, you will have an opportunity to give to your community in an big way. Or, if you lack experience, you will have the opportunity to gain that experience in an area where you need to build it. Furthermore, through our business development efforts, our volunteers will be introduced to unique long-term business relationships relevant to their career paths. Go to www.teamplayers.org/volunteer to learn more.
Chris Brunkhart - Graphic Designer
Chris Brunkhart has been photographing for over 25 years. He started his career at a newspaper in\ Chicago and eventually found his home in Portland Oregon. Around 1991 he got involved in snowboarding in it’s infancy. Becoming a senior photographer for Snowboarder and Transworld magazines, he shot with...
Learn more about our Graphic Designer, Chris.
Chris Brunkhart has been photographing for over 25 years. He started his career at a newspaper in\ Chicago and eventually found his home in Portland Oregon. Around 1991 he got involved in snowboarding in it’s infancy.
Becoming a senior photographer for Snowboarder and Transworld magazines, he shot with Craig Kelly and Jamie Lynn, Terje Haakonsen and Matt Donahue, and a host of others From Chile to Alaska, and Japan to Mt. Baker.
He has seen 6 continents, finding the beauty not only in the mountain, but in the people he has met, the cities he has visited, and the culture he has encountered.
He was one of the founders of The Movement snowboards and Frequency magazine. In 1996, Chris published, “The Creedle Chronicles” with Volcom, and 3 years later released the cult snowboard movie, “The Walrus Dreams”. In the fall of 2010 Chris released his first book, “How Many Days in the Dark?”, a culmination of his travels and experiences from around the world.