All interested programs must submit an application in order to be considered for an equipment donation. We accept applications on a rolling basis (no deadline).  It can take up to two weeks to review an application.

Interested in learning more about how to apply for donations of brand-new sports equipment? We are hosting an Information Session for all interested programs on Monday, October 31st, at 1:00pm eastern time. Please sign up here to register. We look forward to having you join us!

All applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Your organization directly serves youth between the ages of 3-18 years old
  • Your organization serves youth in high need communities
  • Your organization cannot charge a participation fee of $300 or more
  • Schools Only:  More than half of the student body must be eligible for free/reduced lunch.  We predominantly do not support schools that charge a tuition.
  • Your organization is located and serves kids in the United States
  • Organization provides access to physical activity for kids (physical activity can take many different forms and does not have to be a structured sports program)

Additionally, Good Sports is NOT able to donate to the following:

  • Short-term events such as sports camps, running/walking events, and tournaments
  • Individual athletes

All approved organizations will:

  • Gain access to our catalog of available inventory, which displays the equipment, apparel, and footwear that we have available
  • Be able to use up to six (6) equipment requests over a two-year period


  • You will be required to sign a release form and pay a shipping and handling fee prior to receiving each donation. The fee will always equal 5% of the total retail value of the items; for example, if the total value of your items equals $2,000, you will be asked to provide $100, etc.  There is no maximum fee.
  • It is recommended that you print a hard copy of your application for your own records.
  • Make sure you are using the most updated version of your web browser when completing the application.
  • Choose the appropriate button below to get started! If at any point in the application process you find that you have questions, issues, or concerns regarding this process, please visit the FAQ page or send an email to for assistance.

Community Organizations