Responsible Sports Community Grant
|Source:||Liberty Mutual Insurance|
|Program:||Responsible Sports Community Grant|
|Eligibility:||The Community Grant program is open to organizations that meet either of the following requirements:
Non-profit OR tax-exempt youth sports teams or organization: Youth sports organizations that field an athletic team for competition and have a roster are considered eligible for this grant. Sports organizations that charge for training services or tutoring services are not considered eligible; or
Recreational Departments: Recreation departments are considered eligible. Recreational departments must provide sport programs/leagues to the town in which they serve. These departments must be recognized as the official Recreation Department for a city, town or county; or
K-12 School Athletic Teams: K-12 school athletic teams which are directly affiliated with a school; or
Clubs or organizations sanctioned by official Responsible Sports partner organizations. The Responsible Sports partner organizations are: Amateur Softball Association of America (ASA) Softball, American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO), Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA), US Youth Soccer (USYSA), USA Hockey (USAH), USA Volleyball (USAV), USA Water Polo (USAWP), USA Wrestling (USAW). Sanctioned status is subject to verification by Liberty Mutual Insurance Responsible Sport youth sport partners and must be current (registered and valid in the current year); or
Clubs or organizations sanctioned by an official USOC National Governing Body. Sanctioned status is subject to verification and must be current (registered and valid in current year).
Eligible organizations must also:
Operate in one of the 50 states of the United States or the District of Columbia and must have business operations in the United States at the time of the award. Organizations from US Territories and countries outside of the United States are not eligible for this program; and
Organizations must serve the community at large and must be open to the general public, without bias, prejudice or discrimination regarding participation.
Allocate winning grant monies to the youth (under 18 years of age) portion of the organization (i.e. Youth Department of a Recreational Department, Youth Department of a Club etc.)
|Purpose:||Liberty Mutual Insurance Created The Responsible Sports Community Grant Program In The Fall Of 2007 As A Way To Reward Youth Sports Teams, Clubs, Associations And Schools Who Demonstrate Their Commitment To A Responsible Sports Environment. We Award $2,500 Grants To These Organizations And To Date We’ve Given Away More Than Half A Million Dollars!|