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Twins Fields for Kids Grant Program

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in
Eligible States for Youth Softball, and Baseball Facilities

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Minnesota Twins Community Fund

Deadline Date:

05/20/19

Description:

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Grants ranging from $1,000 to $15,000 to Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Western Wisconsin, and Southwest Florida nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and schools to improve facilities used by youth softball or baseball programs.

Eligible renovation projects include the upgrading of essential field components, such as new sod, infield, fencing, and dugouts. Matching grants are available for the renovation or construction of baseball and softball fields used primarily by youth.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180057

Estimated Size of Grant:

$1,000 to $15,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The program is open to any independent Upper Midwest or Southwest Florida 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, school, or local government unit that operates youth baseball and/or softball programs.

Organizations must also be governed by active boards and have sufficient revenue to operate their leagues.

Communities that have not received a Twins Fields for Kids grant receive higher priority.

Non-essential items, such as lights, bleachers, grandstands, restrooms, batting cages, and scoreboards, do not qualify for support. Routine maintenance of fields does not qualify.

Pre-Application Information:

Application due date: May 20, 2019
Grant determination date: June 30, 2019

This is a matching grant. Any organization operating baseball or softball programs for youth that has secured funds equal to or exceeding the amount of the requested matching grant funds (can include in-kind contributions of materials or labor) may apply for a grant.

Contact Information:

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

Online application form: https://www.mlb.com/twins/community/fund/grants/fields-for-kids/application

If you have any questions about the Fields for Kids program, please call Stephanie Johnson at 612-659-3505 or email stephaniejohnson@twinsbaseball.com.

1 Twins Way
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 659-3400
twins@twinsbaseball.com

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida: Southwest Florida;   Iowa;   Minnesota;   North Dakota;   South Dakota;   Wisconsin: Western Wisconsin