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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for
Sports Programs Benefiting Underserved Girls

Sports 4 Life

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Women’s Sports Foundation, with support from espnW

Deadline Date:

11/23/15 11:59 PM ET

Description:

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Grants ranging from $2,500 to $10,000 to USA and territories schools, nonprofits, parks and recreation departments, and sports leagues to create and expand developmental youth sports programs that serve African-American and Hispanic girls, ages 11 to 18 years old. Grants can be used for coaching, curriculum, equipment, uniforms, transportation, facility rental, tournaments and/or team-building activities.

Applicants must demonstrate that they serve predominately African-American or Hispanic girls (representing more than 70% of the enrolled program participants), can deliver structured, developmental sports programming to girls ages 11 to 18 through experienced and committed leadership, and will provide ongoing funding to implement sports programming after the grant has expired.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163020

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$100,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

$2,500 to $10,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Women’s Sports Foundation grant is open to nonprofit schools, parks and recreation departments, nonprofit organizations that possess 501(c)(3) status at the time the application is submitted, or an amateur sports league with a 501(c)(3) status located in the fifty (50) United States, District of Columbia or USA Territories.

Conditions under which an application will not be accepted:
1. Applications that are emailed, faxed, incomplete or late;
2. Applications for programs that require compulsory religious participation;
3. Applications requesting funding towards the purchase of land, construction of buildings, event sponsorships, providing scholarships to individuals and/or the purchase/care of animals with this grant; and
4. Applications requesting retroactive funding.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Participation in a Women’s Sports Foundation program evaluation webinar by a designated program administrator is required.

Technical support webinars will be held on October 30, 2015 and November 12, 2015 to answer questions about the application process and grant guidelines. Please RSVP below as space is limited.

October RSVP: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Sports4LifeOct
November RSVP: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Sports4LifeNov

Pre-Application Information:

Click here to apply online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Common/LogOn.aspx?eqs=fO7i5M6pjhkBIdL-APqIcy1KHqpBfQDVBxAqSVSEegY1

Applicants must follow the directions to register a new user profile or update an existing profile. Limit one (1) profile per person/email address. Once your profile is registered, you will be able to save and submit an application on the website.

You must be 18 years of age or older to submit an application and be an authorized representative of the organization. But if you are under 18, we encourage you to ask your coach, teacher, or other adult staff member associated with your program to consider eligibility requirements and apply.

You will need your organization’s primary address, Employer Identification Number (EIN), IRS tax-exempt determination letter and IRS Form W-9 in order to apply.

Contact Information:

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

Cicley Gay
Email: CGay@WomensSportsFoundation.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

USA Territories: American Samoa (USA)   Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

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