The Super Bowl champs have been crowned. Hockey and basketball teams are looking toward the playoffs. Pitchers and catchers have reported to spring training, which for some baseball fanatics may be bigger than that other holiday that occurred this week. We want to keep that momentum going and help out sports teams that may not get all the headlines. Below read about a few hand-selected grants for athletic teams of all sizes and types.
In our home state of Illinois, “Go Cubs Go” is being sung across the land. The Chicago Cubs have won the World Series for the first time since 1908. In honor of this historic accomplishment we have decided to highlight grants that can help get baseball fields and equipment to children across the country.
Over 36 million children age 5-18 compete in sports in the United States every year, according to Statistic Brain Research Institute. Sports and recreation activities get kids moving, which is important in today’s world. To help fund youth sports and recreation programs, check out some hand-selected grant opportunities below.