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Minnesota Sports & Recreation:  58 Sports & Recreation Grants for Minnesota.

Sports grants & recreation facilities grants to enhance the lives of girls and boys through physical activity and responsible sports, youth sports, wildlife sports, and community sports programs.

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Grants to USA Parents and Parent Groups in Multiple States for Physical Activity and Nutritio...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to USA parents and parent groups in eligible states for physical activity and nutrition initiatives in K-12 schools. Funding is intended to support parent-led programs and projects that encourage physical activity or healthy eating habits, while promoting students’ social emotional learning and engaging parents in...

GrantWatch ID#: 185280

Grants to USA K-12 Schools to Promote Recreation and Nutrition

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $2,500 to USA K-12 schools for projects and initiatives that support recreational activities and nutrition-based programming. Funding is intended to help schools promote healthy choices, and to increase physical activity and nutrition initiatives while promoting students’ social emotional learning. Award ...

GrantWatch ID#: 179725

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits, Tribes, First Nations, and Schools to Engage Native and...

Deadline 04/17/20

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations, Tribes, First Nations, and schools to benefit Aboriginal and Native American youth through physical activity and sports programming. The purpose of this program is to create positive experiences in sports and physical activity for Native American and Aboriginal youth, 18 ye...

GrantWatch ID#: 177207

In-Kind Grants of Softball and Baseball Equipment to Central Minnesota Nonprofits and Schools

Deadline 04/17/20

In-kind grants of equipment valued at $2,000 to Central Minnesota nonprofit organizations and schools to give children between the ages of 9 to 12 the opportunity to play softball or baseball. Programs must take place within an area that is served by a league affiliate of the Foundation. The grant is a standardized set of ...

GrantWatch ID#: 185392
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Government Organizations to Support Equestrian-Related Activiti...

Deadline 04/22/20

Grants to USA nonprofit and government organizations to promote equestrian-related activities on the national level. Eligible programs include equine health research, education, scholarship, and other broad-based needs. The Funding Source's mission is to support national-level breeds and disciplines. USA Equestrian Trus...

GrantWatch ID#: 153046

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Improve the Lives of Injured Military Veterans

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to improve the lives of injured military veterans and their families. Funding is intended to support a range of services and programs including, but not limited to, therapeutic and recreational activities, career training and education, rehabilitation programs, shelters for the homeles...

GrantWatch ID#: 179275
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Awards to USA and Canada Sports Teams, Athletes, and Organizations that Promote Healthy Comm...

Deadline 05/06/20

Awards of $25,000 to USA and Canada sports teams, athletes, and organizations to recognize effective uses of sports to foster and sustain healthier communities. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a collaborative and innovative approach to community health improvement.

GrantWatch ID#: 154396

Grants to Minnesota Local Agencies for Sports and Recreation Projects in Eligible Regions

Deadline 05/11/20

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $25,000 to Minnesota municipalities, school districts and park districts for sports and recreation projects in eligible regions. Grant funds may be used to create and enhance local playgrounds and for the purchase of sports equipment. Grants will be awarded to communities through...

GrantWatch ID#: 140280
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Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits and Agencies for the Digitization of Cultural Heritage Resour...

Deadline 05/15/20

Grants to Minnesota libraries, museums, historical societies, archives, and other nonprofit or governmental agencies for the preservation of the states cultural heritage resources. Applicants should contact program staff prior to applying. This program will cover the cost of digitizing qualifying materials.

GrantWatch ID#: 181019
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Grants to USA Schools for Playground Equipment

Deadline 05/27/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA schools to purchase eligible playground equipment to help children stay active during recess and perform better during school hours. The purpose of funding is for schools to design recess equipment to fit unique budgets and spaces. Awarded funds can only be applied toward purchase of an eligi...

GrantWatch ID#: 188249
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Grants to USA Top Athletes to Enable Them to Reach International Competitions

Deadline 05/31/20

Grants to USA top-tier athletes in eligible sports disciplines to further their development, training, and career success. Funding is intended to support ranking athletes who have earned a college degree and are working toward reaching elite international competitions such as the World Championships or the Olympic Games. E...

GrantWatch ID#: 159936

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Promote Environmental Sustainability

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants starting at $10,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for environmental sustainability initiatives to improve ocean health. Funding is intended to support innovative projects that meet challenges faced by the marine and sailing industries. Eligible projects will promote the adoption of clean ...

GrantWatch ID#: 142067

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Support Recreational Programs for Individuals with Disabilities

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants of up to $1,500 to USA nonprofit organizations to support recreational programs for individuals with disabilities. Funding is intended to support individuals with disabilities in recreational activities, such as facilities, registration fees, housing, and equipment.

GrantWatch ID#: 153362
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In-Kind Grants of Equipment to USA Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible States for Youth Baseb...

Deadline 06/01/20

In-kind grants of equipment to USA nonprofit organizations, educational organizations, and local government agencies in eligible states and regions to support youth baseball and softball programs. The grant is intended to provide organizations with new and safe equipment for their teams so they can continue to keep registr...

GrantWatch ID#: 171406

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect the Environment, Promote Recreation, Enhance Local Food S...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations working to protect natural resources, strengthen communities and the local food system, promote outdoor recreational activities, and enhance public health. Funding is intended to support both small and mid-sized organizations for either specific projects or general operating support.

GrantWatch ID#: 181507

Grant to a USA Educational Institution or Sports Program to Address a Sports-Related Need

Deadline 06/01/20

Grant of $10,000 to a USA educational institution or qualifying sports organization, including club teams, high school teams/athletic programs, college teams/athletic programs, community athletic centers/fields, and/or nonprofit athletic programs to address sports-related needs. Funding is intended to support growth or oth...

GrantWatch ID#: 181706
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Universities, and Tribes for the Conservation of Forests and Grassl...

Deadline 06/09/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, universities, and tribes for projects and initiatives that improve outdoor experiences and the health of public forests and grasslands. Funding is intended for on-the-ground restoration and conservation projects that make a significant impact on the National Forest System. Projects sh...

GrantWatch ID#: 177799
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Support Caregivers of Children

Deadline 06/10/20

Grants of $15,000 to USA nonprofit agencies to support individuals who are acting as guardians to their young relatives. Funding is intended to develop new services or expand existing services that support caregivers who have taken on the role of surrogate parents. Priority will be given to organizations that have access t...

GrantWatch ID#: 183607

Grants to Central Minnesota Nonprofits and For-Profits to Benefit Local Communities

Deadline 06/17/20

Grants to Central Minnesota nonprofit and for-profit organizations for a broad range of activities that benefit residents in eligible counties. Application decisions will be made according to applicant need and funding availability. Activities must benefit residents in Stearns, Morrison, Todd, Pope, Douglas, and Kandiyohi ...

GrantWatch ID#: 143524

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Programs That Address the Needs of Low- and M...

Deadline 06/26/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to promote social progress and economic mobility in cities and communities served by the funding source. Funding is intended for programs and activities that strengthen communities by promoting affordable housing, revitalization, the arts, and the environment. The go...

GrantWatch ID#: 181432
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Grants to USA Ski Clubs for Programs and Purchases to Prevent Injuries

Deadline 06/30/20

Grants to USA ski clubs to protect skiers from experiencing injuries during training and racing. The purpose of funding is to address safety challenges faced by ski facilities. Funding is intended for safety projects, such as trail widening, and acquisition of new safety equipment, including B-netting, A-netting, air pads,...

GrantWatch ID#: 175487
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International for Research on the Prevention of Performance-Enhan...

Deadline 08/01/20 LOI Date: 07/01/20

Grants to USA, Canada, and International grants for research on the prevention of performance-enhancing drug use in sports. Applicants must submit a pre-application prior to applying. Funding is intended to support research to address the root causes of and to decrease the use of performance-enhancing drugs by athletes.

GrantWatch ID#: 172154

Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits in the East Metro Region of Saint Paul for Community Vitality...

Deadline 07/07/20

Grants to Saint Paul, Minnesota nonprofits in Dakota, Ramsey, and Washington counties for programs that address racial equity and improve community vitality. Funding is intended to support programs in the areas of community connectedness, economic security and opportunity, education, health, housing, transportation, and hu...

GrantWatch ID#: 179118
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and Individuals to Protect and Maintain Outdoor Climbing...

Deadline 08/01/20

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, land trusts, and individuals for projects that enhance rock climbing accessibility. The purpose of funding is to conserve the national climbing environment. Applicants who have not been previously funded will be given priority.

GrantWatch ID#: 172915
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Grants to Minnesota Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Operating Support and Programs to Ben...

Deadline 08/15/20

Grants to Minnesota nonprofit organizations in eligible regions for programs that benefit youth and older adults. Funding is intended to support programming and organizational expenses that enhance the lives of middle school and high school age youth and senior citizens, with an emphasis on economically underserved and vul...

GrantWatch ID#: 173296
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Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies to Promote Safe ATV Riding and Access

Deadline 09/01/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies to ensure the future of all-terrain vehicle (ATV) riding. Funding is available to local, state, and national organizations working to preserve trail access and promote safe and responsible riding. Organizations can apply for either monetary gran...

GrantWatch ID#: 180159
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Grants to USA Children of Active or Injured Military Service Members and Veterans for Recreat...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $300 to USA families of active overseas military personnel and severely injured service members or veterans to support their children's participation in recreational programs and camps. Funding is intended for a range of activities such as sports, fine arts, camps, tutoring, drivers education, high school b...

GrantWatch ID#: 156741
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Grants to Halstad, Minnesota Nonprofits, Agencies, School Districts, and IHEs to Enhance the...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants averaging $15,000 to Halstad, Minnesota nonprofit organizations, agencies, school districts, and IHEs to enhance the quality of life for local residents. Funding is intended for programs that benefit the community and focus on arts and culture, health, preservation of school buildings, community beautification, supp...

GrantWatch ID#: 157390

Grants to Minnesota, Iowa, and South Dakota Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Environment, A...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants starting at $5,000 to Minnesota, Iowa, and South Dakota nonprofits for capital projects that bring benefit to the communities in which the funding source does business. Eligible program areas include environment, arts, youth, and recreation, in addition to general community betterment projects. Eligible communiti...

GrantWatch ID#: 158913
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Grants to USA First Responders, Military Personnel, and Veterans with Disabilities for Sport...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA first responders, military personnel, and veterans with disabilities for sports and fitness programs that enhance their physical and mental well-being. The funding source supports programs that provide opportunities for community re-integration for personnel who have a permanent illness or physical injury tha...

GrantWatch ID#: 159935
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In-Kind Grants of Sports Equipment to USA Schools to Develop Fitness, Coordination, and Moto...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind grants of sports equipment to USA schools to provide students with a fun and unique sports experience that promotes the development of motor skills, fitness, sequencing, patterning, concentration, and focus, as well as ambidexterity and hand-eye coordination. The grant consists of a 30-set Speed Stacks Sport Pa...

GrantWatch ID#: 161037
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States to Promote Healthy Childhood and Youth Developme...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Alabama, Indiana, Iowa, and Minnesota nonprofit organizations to promote the healthy development of children and youth (ages 0-18) in eligible counties. Funding is intended to support projects primarily in the areas of community development, early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence. The Foundation in...

GrantWatch ID#: 161435
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Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Environment, Youth Saf...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants and in-kind product donations to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies in states in which the funding source does business for programs focusing on youth safety, community development, and environment and land access. Funds is intended for trail development and maintenance projects, safety and educatio...

GrantWatch ID#: 163434
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In-Kind Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Municipalities in Multiple States to Create Ou...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind grants to USA nonprofit organizations, schools, and municipalities in multiple states to design and build playgrounds and play areas for children. The funding source will facilitate and assist organizations in planning and building a safe, customized play space to meet community needs. Projects may involve landscap...

GrantWatch ID#: 163580
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Grants to USA Middle Schools to Purchase Sports Equipment and Uniforms

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA middle schools to purchase sports equipment and uniforms for after-school athletic programs. The Foundation's goal is to support deserving schools that have insufficient funding for youth athletics. Examples of items that may be approved through this grant program include the following: -Uniforms with sch...

GrantWatch ID#: 163705

Grants to USA Organizations for Environmental, Cultural, Sustainable Population, and Conserv...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA organizations for programs in the areas of natural resource preservation, land and water conservation, environmental sustainability, and efforts to establish a sustainable population. In Southwest Pennsylvania and Pittsburgh, grants are also awarded to local organizations addressing environmental and conserv...

GrantWatch ID#: 163910
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Grants to USA Nonprofits for Education, Environment, Health, Democracy, and Jewish Community ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations for valuable contributions in the areas of democracy and civil liberties, education and literacy, the environment, health and recreation, Jewish community programming, and reproductive health and rights. Interests, priorities, and geographic restrictions for each of these areas are out...

GrantWatch ID#: 164373

Grants to USA Garden Clubs, and Plant Societies for Educational Programs on Wildflowers and ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $500 to USA state and individual garden clubs, and plant societies for educational programs on wildflowers and native flora. Organizations may collaborate with agencies and other organizations to co-sponsor a forum. Transportation departments or state highways need publicity and support for their plantin...

GrantWatch ID#: 165072
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiples States for Arts and Conservation in the Siouxland Regi...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $5,000 to Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, and South Dakota nonprofit organizations to promote the arts and environment conservation for Siouxland residents. Applications are invited for projects involving music, theater, art, parks, green spaces, and wildlife and conservation efforts.

GrantWatch ID#: 165827
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Grants to Golden Valley, Minnesota Nonprofits and Individuals for Environment, Arts, and Rec...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,000 to Golden Valley, Minnesota nonprofits, individuals, churches, and schools for new or existing projects, activities, and events. Eligible program areas include supporting tourism, care for the environment, recreation, the arts, and community engagement. Funding is intended to strengthen the community...

GrantWatch ID#: 171251

In-Kind Grants of Youth Exercise Equipment to USA Schools in Eligible Areas to Implement Mor...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind grants of youth exercise equipment to USA schools in eligible areas for an exercise program that encourages children to be active. Interested applicants are required to register as "active schools" prior to applying. The equipment is intended to be used to implement a morning walking/running exercise program desig...

GrantWatch ID#: 171862

Raise Money on YouHelp.com for Nonprofits, Small Businesses, Start-ups, Inventions, Veterans, ...

Deadline Ongoing

YouHelp is used to raise money while applying for grants. Start your campaign here: https://www.youhelp.com/start The 30-days ( 6 weeks) of free tips and templates provided for your crowdfunding strategy will empower you to utilize your "crowd", social media and email contacts to ask for contributions, and to ask contr...

GrantWatch ID#: 173609

Grants and Loans to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands Rural Nonprofits and Agencies for C...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants and loans to USA, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and Tribes located in rural areas to support the development of community facilities. Facilities must offer an essential service and support orderly development for communities located in primarily rural geographic areas. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174366
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Grants to Canada Nonprofits, Groups, and Organizations for Projects that Encourage Clean and ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $10,000 to nonprofit organizations, boating clubs, and student groups for unique projects that educate about and promote safe and clean boating. Funding is intended to encourage positive behavior changes within in the boating community and recreational boaters. The Foundation is most interested in fundin...

GrantWatch ID#: 175528

Grants to Minnesota Governments to Improve Leisure Paths

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Minnesota agencies on behalf of clubs and groups to improve leisure paths throughout the State. Funding is intended to support projects that create new, or provide upkeep for, routes and byways accessible to the public. Eligible projects include planning, land acquisition, administration, and enhancements of trai...

GrantWatch ID#: 176560
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In-Kind Grants to USA Coaches and Instructors for Handball Equipment for New Players

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind grants to qualified USA coaches and instructors to equip new handball players with eye guards, balls, and gloves. Funding is intended to foster the development of new handball players and to respond to emerging local interest in the sport.

GrantWatch ID#: 176810
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations for Programs Related to Youth Softbal...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International organizations to increase access and participation in softball and baseball for youth under the age of 20. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. Funding may be used for softball and baseball programs, relevant capital projects, and educati...

GrantWatch ID#: 178547

Grants to Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, and South Dakota Nonprofits for Local Fu...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, and South Dakota nonprofit organizations for local fundraising events and programs that benefit a wide range of causes. Funding is intended to promote the work of nonprofits in the region and to support the efforts they make in local communities throughout the year. Ar...

GrantWatch ID#: 179117

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish College Graduates to Teach in Israel

Deadline Ongoing

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Jewish college graduates to participate in a 10-month service program teaching English in low-income communities throughout Israel. The goal of this program is to close Israel’s educational gap and positively impact underperforming youth. Masa Israel Teaching Fellows opera...

GrantWatch ID#: 180172
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Grants to USA, Canada, International Nonprofits, For-Profits, Individuals, and Agencies for ...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, for-profits, IHEs, individuals, and government agencies to support a broad range of research, outreach, and education in the fields of oceanic and atmospheric research and environmental protection. Applicants are advised that registrations required to apply may take up t...

GrantWatch ID#: 182597