Miami Marlins Foundation, Bally Sports Florida and Good Sports are working together to provide our youth in South Florida the opportunity to have access to quality equipment at local parks and leagues. This equipment grant aims to reduce the financial barrier to local baseball and softball organizations by supplying the necessary equipment to their program. This will allow organizations to fill the financial gap and increase participation in the game in a safe way.
Requirements needed to qualify for the equipment grant:
- Organization directly serves youth between the ages of 3-18 years old
- Organization serves youth in high need communities
- Organization charges a participation fee of $299 or below
- Organization is located in the United States
- Organization provides access to physical activity for kids
Local baseball and softball organizations who are interested in applying for the equipment grant, please click “Apply Now”
The deadline to apply for 2022 consideration is Tuesday, November 30, 2021.
About Miami Marlins Foundation
The Miami Marlins Foundation makes a positive IMPACT on South Florida by creating opportunities for youth to stay active, achieve academic success, and build leadership skills. Our programs focus on wellness, empowerment, and Youth Baseball & Softball.
The Foundation provides sports-based youth development programs that utilize baseball and softball as the vehicle to provide kids with life-changing social and emotional learning experiences. Our programs impact thousands of youth in South Florida, reinforcing what it means to be a part of a team, providing character development and teaching baseball and softball to all youth of all abilities.
About Bally Sports Florida
Bally Sports Florida, a Sinclair Broadcast Group owned regional sports networks, is the new network home for Miami Marlins baseball. Bally Sports Florida presents more live, local sports programming than any other network or broadcast system in the market and is proud to serve as the home for Marlins baseball for over 20 years. Serving sports fans across the Sunshine State, the regional networks televised all 162 regular season Marlins games as part of the 2021 season. Bally Sports Florida is committed to making a positive impact in the communities we serve by engaging our audiences and providing award-winning TV, digital and streaming coverage of Florida’s hometown sports teams. For more information and content, visit www.ballysports.com and follow @BallyMarlins and @BallySportsFL on Twitter, @BallySportsFlorida on Instagram and Bally Sports Florida & Sun on Facebook.
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 $74 million worth of equipment to more 5,500 youth programs, impacting over EIGHT MILLION kids. 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. For more information on how you can support Good Sports, please visit www.goodsports.org
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