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In-Kind Grants to USA Nonprofits and School Football
Programs for Sports Materials and Products

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In-kind grants of football equipment to USA nonprofits and schools offering youth football programs. Football equipment provided through this opportunity includes helmets, shoulder pads, uniforms, tackling equipment, and more through a selected vendor. Grants are awarded based on need, merit and the organization's involvement with the Funding Source.

USA Football and the NFL Foundation are committed to enhancing the football experience of all youth and amateur football athletes.

If selected for a USA Football Equipment Grant, recipients are eligible for awards with a variety of USA Football partners including: Riddell, Tackle Tube, Shadowman Sports, and NFL FLAG.

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GrantWatch ID#: 154984

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Youth, middle school, and high school programs with a football team may apply.

Eligibility Requirements for all grant applicants:
1. Operate in the United States: Grants are available to football programs or projects located in the United States. Organizations that are based in the United States, but only offer programming abroad, are not eligible for a grant.
2. Tax-exempt: Application must be submitted by an organization with IRS-approved tax-exempt status at the time of application.

Individuals or for-profit organizations are not eligible to apply for a grant.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are available in the spring each year. USA Football will grade and award grants within the four weeks following the close of the application.

One application per organization or school will be accepted.

Expected delivery for grant orders is typically 4 to 6 weeks from the date the order is placed.

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

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