Foundation / Corporation
06/14/19 5:00 PM
Grants to San Francisco Bay area, California nonprofit organizations for programs or projects that benefit families and youth in the areas of safety and health, education, and character development. Priority will be given to programs that place an emphasis on at-risk or underserved populations. Program or project funding must fall within one of the Foundation's focal areas of giving: Healthy Living, Hockey Fights Cancer, Season of Giving, Heroes Appreciation, Character Building, Education, or Environmental Awareness.
- Annually run and have set parameters; usually a subdivision of a non-profit, a service they provide. Programs (examples, not limited to): afterschool services, mentorship programs, reading assistance, backpack or clothing distribution, environmental sustainability, etc.
- There must be an activation component within the campaign month between the organization and the Sharks Foundation. An activation component can include but is not limited to, an onsite check presentation, a volunteer opportunity for Sharks employees, etc.
- Typically, a one-time execution and one-time cost. Projects (examples, not limited to): beautification, upgrade to an existing structure, an installation, street hockey court, playground, bike build, mobile van clinic, etc.
- The groundbreaking date or project completion date must fall during the campaign month for the chosen focus area.
October: Healthy Living
- Fitness, wellness, medical (non-cancer) and mental health
November: Hockey Fights Cancer
- Cancer-related patient care, support services, survivor programs
December: Season of Giving
- Basic human services, food, clothing, shelter, holiday events
January: Heroes Appreciation
- Military, police, fire, EMT, doctor/nurse, inspirational youth, outstanding community members
- Pre-K thru college, literacy, STEM, music/arts, programs outside school
March: Hockey Is For Everyone
- Character development, diversity, inclusion, mentorship, anti-bullying, leadership, moral character
April: Environmental Awareness
- Beautification, sustainability, recycling, science, world health
GrantWatch ID#: 139979
For programs, the Sharks Foundation will either provide a grant up to $50,000 or make a non-profit the beneficiary of one of the Foundation's 50/50 Raffles. Proceeds from a 50/50 Raffle can range anywhere from $5,000-$30,000+.
The Sharks Foundation will fund projects up to $200,000.
Funding must be used by July 31, 2020.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
525 W. Santa Clara Street
San Jose, CA 95113
USA: California: San Francisco Bay Area