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About the Challenge

The Marquette Challenge is an annual grassroots fundraising effort coordinated and carried out by physical therapist and physical therapist assistant students across the country to support new investigators in the field of physical therapy research. Read our press release to see who was most recently funded by the Challenge.

The Challenge is the Foundation’s signature annual fundraising initiative raising more funds each year than any other Foundation activity. Since its inception, 235 schools have participated in the Challenge, raising over $3 million for physical therapy research.

To find out more, check out our Challenge videos: “Get on the List” and Step up to the Challenge!

Get On The List!

Your school can get on “The List” by contributing any amount to the annual Challenge effort. The 2015-2016 Pittsburgh-Marquette Challenge officially launched at NSC in October 2015.  The Foundation accepts Challenge donations year-round. To make a donation now click here.

Click here to see if your school is on “The List.”

Previous Challenge Winners

Last year we had an unprecedented 146 programs participate in the Challenge!

Click here to see our recent Challenge Award recipients who were recognized at the Foundation’s Gala on June 4, 2015.

Challenge Coordinator Contact Info:

Kaitlyn Popovich, SPT, Rachel Sand, SPT and Jackie Sokop, SPT of Marquette University
E-mail: challenge4pt@gmail.com

Foundation Contact Info:

1111 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Tel: 800/875-1378
Fax: 703/684-4083
If you have specific questions regarding the Challenge, please contact Erica Sadiq at 703/706-8595 or EricaSadiq@foundation4pt.org or MarquetteChallenge@Foundation4PT.org