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SNY Play Ball Grant

Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Organizations
in the New York Area for Youth Sports Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Deadline Date:

03/16/18 5:00 PM - Baseball

Description:

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Grants and in-kind donations to New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania youth football, baseball, softball, and basketball programs across the New York tri-state and metropolitan area. Applications are currently invited from baseball and softball leagues serving youth ages 6-12.

This program awards grants, donates equipment, provides clinics with professional coaches and players, invites youth players to attend Mets and Jets games, offers volunteer initiatives, and facilitates dream day experiences with our partners, the Mets, Jets, and Harlem Globetrotters. SNY honors and recognizes recipients on television during designated weeks throughout the year

This baseball season, SNY is teaming up with the Mets to award grants, donate equipment, conduct a clinic at Citi Field, and invite youth to a Mets game. SNY also honors and recognizes recipients on television and at Citi Field during SNY Play Ball Week from May 14 – May 19.

All applications will be reviewed using the following criteria:
a. Area Served
b. Stated Need and Plan
c. Creativity, Originality, and Content

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180080

Number of Grants:

SNY will award two (2) $5,000 grants.

Estimated Size of Grant:

$5,000 Grants:
SNY will award two (2) $5,000 grants to youth baseball and softball organizations to be used for the purchase of necessary baseball/softball equipment, field maintenance, and/or other needed items. Briefly describe your need for this grant and outline your proposed budget allocation (if selected, additional information may be required).

Youth Baseball Clinic at Citi Field:
SNY will be hosting a youth baseball clinic with the New York Mets. Players in your league will have the chance to learn valuable skills directly from New York Mets coaches and players and experience what it’s like to play at Citi Field. The clinic is open to both boys and girls.

Baseball/Softball Donation:
SNY will be donating new baseballs and softballs to leagues across the Tri-State area.

New York Mets Game Experience:
SNY will be providing FREE tickets to a select New York Mets game this year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

A nomination may be submitted for a league (ages 6-12) in the New York Tri-State and Metropolitan Area for these opportunities.

Only applicants or organizations in the New York Tri-State and Metropolitan Area are eligible to apply. The New York Tri-State and Metropolitan Area is defined as the following counties:

a. Counties located in the State of New York: Albany, Bronx, Dutchess, Kings, Manhattan, Nassau, Onondaga, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester

b. Counties located in the State of New Jersey: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, Warren

c. Counties located in the State of Connecticut: Fairfield, New Haven

d. County located in the State of Pennsylvania: Pike

Pre-Application Information:

Please submit your form by Friday, March 16, 2018 at 5:00 PM to be eligible.

Contact Information:

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

Apply Online:
https://www.sny.tv/info/play-ball-football-application-2016

855-SNY-AWRD (769-2973)
snyplayball@genzmarketing.com

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Connecticut: Fairfield and New Haven Counties;   New Jersey: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren Counties;   New York City: Kings, Manhattan, Queens, Bronx, and Richmond Counties;   New York: Albany, Dutchess, Nassau, Onondaga, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, and Westchester Counties;   Pennsylvania: Pike County