Sports and Athletics

The following grants provide funding for sports and athletics programs. Do you know of a grant that isn't listed here? Send it to the Grants Office to include on the list.

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  • ALDI Smart Kids Program: Funding to improve kids' health and wellness.

    American Academy of Dermatology - Shade Structure Program: Provides funds to install shade structures for outdoor playgrounds and recreation spaces.

    Bill Belichick Foundation Grant: The Foundation is dedicated to bringing the love of sports, coaching, and teambuilding to the athletic leaders of tomorrow. The Foundation provides grants of $10,000 to educational institutions and qualifying sports organizations, such as club teams, high school teams and athletic programs, college teams and athletic programs, community athletic centers and fields, and nonprofit athletic programs. Applicants must have been in existence for two years or more and must illustrate the need for funding or plans for growth.

    Easton Sports Development Foundation II Foundation Grants: Funding to promote the sport of archery and/or bow hunting.

    Fuel Up to Play 60 Grant: Sponsored by the National Dairy Council, state and regional Dairy Councils, and other supporting organizations, the competitive, nationwide funding program provides money to jump-start healthy changes. Eligibility: Schools must be enrolled in Fuel Up to Play 60 for the school year and participate in the National School Lunch Program.

    Jacksonville Jaguars: Provide donations and grants throughout the year.

    Kids Run the Nation Grant FundThe Road Runners Club of America awards small grants to start-ups or pre-existing gender-inclusive, structured running programs.

    NFL FLAG-In-Schools Kits: These kits are back with new & exciting activities, equipment, and resources to encourage teamwork and inclusivity for ALL kids! 

    NFL Foundation Grassroots: This grant provides funding to improve football fields at schools.

    MLB Youth Development Foundation: Provides funding for youth baseball programs.

    MUSCO Lighting Grant: To build or renovate local football fields. Funding is intended for capital projects to benefit football leagues, organizations, and communities. Grants will provide funding for the overall field lighting system and installation.

    Safe Places to Play: Grant from the US Soccer Federation Foundation for fields.

    Saucony Run for Good Grant: For programs that reduce childhood obesity.

    SunWise:  Funding to teach K-8 children about sun safety.

    Nassir S. Little Youth Foundation- created to inspire and support young people to continue their academic, artistic and athletic talents