Programs Can Win Sports Gear, Equipment for Youth

Private Fkids playing baseballunder: Good Sports; Opportunity: Good Sports Equipment Grant; Funding Focus: Physical activity, obesity, children (ages 5-18); Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Schools and youth groups; Funding: Equipment donations; Deadline: Rolling.

Summary: These donations go for youth sports, recreation and fitness programs. Projects must increase youth sports participation. Good Sports provides sports equipment, apparel and footwear to youth organizations offering sports, fitness and recreational programs. Underserved youth programs receive a priority. The funder does charge a processing fee to distribute the equipment, but it also offers fee waivers on a case-by-case basis.

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Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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