Schools and youth sports associations should take note of the Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Player Assn. 2015 Baseball Tomorrow Fund.
Deadlines: April 1 and July 1.
Funding Focus: Recreation (support goes for youth baseball and softball); Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Multiple awards, $39,000 average (Generally, at least 50% of the total cost of the project should be committed by other sources of funding; the higher the ratio of matching funds, the better).
Grants must: increase youth participation in sports; improve the quality of sports programs; create new or innovative ways of expanding and improving sports programs; generate matching funds; and provide sports programs for children ages 10-16. The grant review process can take three to six months.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org; 212/931-777.