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Learn a little more about two of BTF’s third quarter grant recipients, the Orlando After-School All-Stars and the South Florida After School All-Stars.
After-School All-Stars: Comprehensive after-school programs for at-risk youth.
Orlando After-School All-Stars (Orlando, FL): The local chapter of a national program serves 1,600 children from Orlando middle schools.
The grant will provide funding to increase the number of players in the summer and fall leagues of the organization’s Youth Baseball Development League, a free baseball program to middle school, at-risk children.
South Florida After School All-Stars (Miami, FL): The South Florida After School All-Stars program is the local chapter of a national program that provides year-round, school-based academic, enrichment and health programs to middle school students.
The grant will provide funding for the development of its first organized sports program, which will be a baseball league with partner M-E Baseball, a local recreational youth baseball league.
Learn a little more about one of BTF’s third quarter grant recipients, the Northshore Amateur Sports Academy, Inc.
Northshore Amateur Sports Academy, Inc. (Gary, IN) was established in 2005 to provide year-round educational and recreational opportunities in the community. The academy provides baseball and softball camps and clinics, an all-sport camp and workshops to more than 800 children.
The grant will provide funding for equipment and player and coaches training material to support a learning and resource center, a groundskeeping academy for youth and coaches training and a college readiness program.
Check out the BTF Website to learn how your organization can apply for a grant!
Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF) today announced the awarding of third quarter grants totaling more than $215,000 to six communities across the country, including: Gary, Indiana; Gonzales, Louisiana; Miami, Florida; Orlando, Florida; Portland, Maine; and Reidsville, Georgia. The Baseball Tomorrow Fund, a program formed by Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association, promotes the growth of youth baseball and softball throughout the world by awarding grants to support field renovation and construction projects, equipment and uniform purchases, coaches training material and other selected program expenses.
Today’s grant vocabulary word is grant report.
Grant (or Interim, Status) Reports: Documents prepared by the grant recipient to provide to the donor the status and results of a project or program.
Submission of reports can be required monthly, quarterly, annually, bi-annually, etc. Information in the report may include, but is not limited to, financial statements, invoices, significant changes or events that have occurred, etc.
Today’s grant vocabulary word is funding cycle.
Funding Cycle: The time structure/pattern of activities involved in the process of awarding a grant, such as the proposal review, decision-making and applicant notification.
Grant-making organizations award grants at set intervals (i.e. annually, quarterly, etc.) or as requests are received.
BTF Grant Word of the Day! Today’s word is challenge grant.
Challenge Grant (or Incentive Grant): A grant awarded conditionally, usually requiring the applicant/recipient to secure additional funds from other sources within a specified period of time. This type of grant award is intended to encourage and facilitate the fundraising efforts of the applicant/recipient organization.
Braves Equipment Day check presentation on Turner Field! A check for 5,000 dollars was presented to the Metro Atlanta YMCA. View the rest of the photos on BTF’s Flickr! Click here!
The Grant Word of the Day for June 15th is project rational!
Project Rational: Reasons for the proposed project. The rationale should address the evaulation criteria established by the prospective donor.
Today’s grant vocabulary word of the day is matching grant.
Matching Grant: A grant awarded with the specification that the amount donated must be matched by the applicant on a one-to-one basis or according to some other prescribed formula.