Summer is almost here. Around the country teachers and students alike are counting down the days until the school bell rings on the last day of school. On the flip side, parents are wondering what they are going to do for three months with their children’s “freedom.” Schools, churches, and non-profit organizations host a wide variety of activities that can help entertain and care for children. These can range from educational classes to sports camps to programs that provide basic needs like meals. We have put together a list of just a few grants that could help fund these types of programs. Now is the perfect time to start applying for these grants to help next summer’s program.
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.