Since 2017, Good Sports and Cubs Charities have been teaming up through the Diamond Project to help bring sports opportunities to kids that need it most across Chicago. Through donations of brand new softball and baseball equipment and apparel, Good Sports and Cubs Charities provide the necessary equipment to get more kids in the game. This year, support will specifically be focused on multi-sport organizations that have existing recreational softball/baseball programming or have the desire to start recreational softball/baseball programming.
To apply for a grant, please visit the application via the button to the right. Make sure to select “Cubs Charities” as the partnership you are applying to be considered for. The deadline to apply for 2023 consideration is Friday, June 9th, 2023.
Since 2017, Cubs Charities and Good Sports have made 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 under-served 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 drives equitable access in youth sports and physical activity, by supporting children in high-need communities to achieve their greatest potential, on the field and in life. Since 2003, Good Sports has provided $95 million in sports equipment, impacting over 9.3 million kids from more than 6,260 youth programs across the country. Good Sports has been awarded a coveted 4-star rating eight consecutive times from Charity Navigator, the nation’s largest charity evaluator, for sound fiscal management, transparency, and accountability. Additionally, Good Sports holds the top-level Platinum seal from GuideStar, and is a Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance accredited charity. To learn more or to get involved, please visit www.goodsports.org and follow Good Sports on Facebook @GSportsInc, Twitter @goodsportsinc, Instagram @goodsportsinc and LinkedIn @Good Sports, Inc.
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