Cubs Charities and Good Sports
Since 2017, Good Sports and Cubs Charities have been teaming up through the Diamond Project to help bring sports opportunities to children in need in Chicago. Through donations of brand new softball and baseball equipment and apparel, Good Sports and Cubs Charities will provide the necessary equipment to get more kids in the game.
To apply for a grant, please visit: https://www.goodsports.org/apply/. Make sure to select “Cubs Charities” as the partnership you are applying to be considered for.
Since 2017, Cubs Charities and Good Sports were able to make the following impact:
About the Diamond Project
The goal of the Cubs Charities Diamond Project is to expand opportunities for children to play baseball/softball, create or preserve green space in underserved neighborhoods and to foster a love of the game. Through the Diamond Project, Cubs Charities provides funds and equipment to non-profit, neighborhood-based organizations to support baseball/softball leagues and capital improvement projects that improve the quality, safety and accessibility of local baseball fields or indoor training facilities.
About Good Sports
Good Sports gives all kids the lifelong benefits of sport and physical activity by providing new equipment, apparel and footwear to those most in need. Since 2003, Good Sports has provided more than $39 million worth of equipment to more 4,202 youth programs, impacting over SIX MILLION kids. Good Sports has also been awarded a coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest charity evaluator, for sound fiscal management, transparency and accountability, for three years in a row; is a Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance accredited charity; and is listed on Social Impact Exchange’s S&I 100, an index of top American nonprofits creating meaningful social impact. For more information on how you can support Good Sports, please visit www.goodsports.org