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California Sports & Recreation:  75 Sports & Recreation Grants for California.

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 California Nonprofits and Agencies to Acquire and Improve Open Spaces

Deadline 04/30/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations and local government agencies to ensure open spaces are available to residents of eligible regions. Funding may be requested for land acquisition and improvements. Prerference is given to projects in areas recently affected by floods or fires. Projects should be located within o...

GrantWatch ID#: 141961

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 California Nonprofits, Businesses, and Agencies to Improve the Local Quality of Li...

Deadline 04/03/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations, businesses, and government agencies for projects that benefit the community in eligible regions. Program areas include education, health, recreation, safety, civic engagement, arts, employment, and diversity. Funding is intended to make Los Angeles County an excellent place to ...

GrantWatch ID#: 162268

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Regions to Encourage Outdoor Youth Activities

Deadline 04/20/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations in eligible regions to provide youth with greater access to parks and open spaces. Priority will be given to projects with partnerships and collaborations in place. Funding is intended to engage underserved youth and provide greater opportunities for physical and educational out...

GrantWatch ID#: 180102

Grants to California Agencies for Water Safety Equipment

Deadline 04/30/20 Conference Date: 04/02/20

Grants to California local government agencies to promote boating safety and support water-based law enforcement activities. Funding is intended to support only local safety programs and for the administration of local laws. Applications are invited from agencies with a need for boating safety and law enforcement equipmen...

GrantWatch ID#: 150443

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

Deadline 04/04/20

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

Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies to Promote Parks and Open Spaces

Deadline 05/01/20 Conference Date: 04/06/20

Grants to California nonprofit organizations, schools and school districts, and government agencies to promote park areas and open spaces in eligible locations. Funding is intended to support activities in the focus areas of environmental stewardship; trails, parks, and public access; environmental education; and urban agr...

GrantWatch ID#: 182466

Grants to USA Nonprofits for Environmental and Outdoor Recreation Projects

Deadline 04/08/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to USA nonprofit organizations for creative community impact projects that focus on the environment and outdoor recreation. Focus areas include empowering women outdoor professionals, developing the relationship between underserved populations and the outdoors, engaging communities in environmental ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180610

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Regions for Local Arts and Civic Projects

Deadline 04/09/20

Grants of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit or tax-exempt organizations in eligible regions for community activities that meet identified needs. New applicants must participate in a pre-application workshop. Funding is intended to support local arts and civic projects. Eligible recipients must be located within or serve...

GrantWatch ID#: 165759
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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 California Nonprofits and Businesses for Events and Entertainment

Deadline 04/24/20

Grants and in-kind support to California nonprofit organizations and businesses in eligible regions for family-oriented events in designated areas. Funding is intended for events that offer family entertainment, themes, and activities. Eligible events will promote the City of Sacramento; connect the Sacramento river and th...

GrantWatch ID#: 149311
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Grants to California Nonprofits and Institutions to Improve the Quality of Life for Resident...

Deadline 04/27/20

Grants of up to $10,000 to California nonprofit organizations, public institutions, and charitable organizations including schools and school districts for programs that improve the quality of life for residents in eligible areas. Programs should benefit residents and communities of Imperial Valley.

GrantWatch ID#: 139356
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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

Scholarships and Fellowships to USA Dance Students and Professional Dancers for Tuition and S...

Deadline 04/30/20

Scholarships and fellowships of up $30,000 to USA dance students and dancers for professional training and salary assistance. Scholarships cover the costs of school tuition for full-time dance majors at a nonprofit school, and fellowships provide salary assistance for a new artistic full-time employee of a nonprofit dance ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180035
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Fellowships to USA Choreographers to Create New Dance Works and Support Artistic Advancement

Deadline 04/30/20

Fellowships of $10,000 to USA choreographers for the creation of new artistic works that will be performed in public during the fellowship period. Funding is intended to support and encourage the professional and artistic development of early-career choreographers. Primary consideration is given to artistic excellence and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 180036

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Regions to Enhance Parks

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible regions to enhance local parks and park facilities. Support is given to capital improvement projects that reflect the needs of the local community. This grant program is intended to help community groups initiate, organize, plan, and implement a proj...

GrantWatch ID#: 138607

Grants to California Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, Tribal Governments, and Community Groups...

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants averaging $500 to California nonprofit organizations, government agencies, public schools, Tribal governments, and community groups in eligible counties to support summer programming for youth. Additional funding may be given to programs demonstrating special needs. Funding is intended for programs in Humboldt Count...

GrantWatch ID#: 154849

Grants to California Nonprofits to Benefit Residents of the Greater Los Angeles Area

Deadline 05/01/20

Grants to Greater Los Angeles Area, California nonprofit organizations for programs that have a meaningful impact on the local community. Funding is intended to support programs in the areas of education and literacy, sports and recreation, and health and wellness. Priority will be given for programs that serve Los Angeles...

GrantWatch ID#: 186856

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
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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 Nonprofits and Schools in Multiple States to Improve Basketball Courts in Low-...

Deadline 05/29/20

Grants of up to $25,000 to Massachusetts, Texas, Colorado, and California nonprofit community-based organizations, middle schools, and high schools in eligible cities to enhance the quality of local basketball courts. Funding is intended for capital improvements to basketball courts within low- and moderate-income communit...

GrantWatch ID#: 163403

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
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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 California Organizations, Agencies, Businesses, Schools, and Individuals for Alter...

Deadline 06/01/20

Grants to California organizations, agencies, businesses, schools, teachers, and individuals in eligible regions for projects or educational activities that encourage transportation alternatives to reduce emissions. Eligible uses of funds include: equipment purchases and installation, curriculum enhancements, or bicycle an...

GrantWatch ID#: 148635
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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

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
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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
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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

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 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

Grants to Siskiyou County, California and Rural Oregon Public Charities and Municipalities f...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants typically starting at $25,000 to Siskiyou County, California and rural Oregon public charities and municipalities for programs that benefit the local small communities. Applicants must contact the Foundation prior to applying for for projects not currently listed. The Foundation gives priority to smaller communi...

GrantWatch ID#: 158240
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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

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

Grants to California Nonprofits for Programs that Benefit Communities in Eligible Regions

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for activities that benefit communities in eligible regions. Interested applicants are required to submit a letter of inquiry prior to submitting the full proposal. Funding is intended to support programs and projects in the areas of education, economic security, the arts, local...

GrantWatch ID#: 161355

Grants to California K-5 School Teachers for Class Field Trips in Eligible Counties

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of up to $1,000 to California K-5 public school teachers for one-day class field trips for low-income schools in Alameda, San Mateo, and San Francisco counties. Funding is intended to open new vistas for children, and can cover the cost of transportation, admission fees, and food. Examples of eligible excursions inc...

GrantWatch ID#: 161645

Grants to Del Mar, California Organizations and Agencies for Park and Beach Improvements, Co...

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to Del Mar, California nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and associations for programs and activities benefiting the local community. Funding is intended to support projects and services that promote diverse cultural activities and community events, support community cohesion and civic pride, acquire and...

GrantWatch ID#: 162437

Grants to California Nonprofits to Benefit Alameda and Contra Costa County Communities

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to East Bay Area, California nonprofit organizations to benefit communities primarily in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Areas of interest include medical research, health care, projects serving youth, recreational facilities, educational fields, as well as Catholic organizations. Grantmaking Emphasis: T...

GrantWatch ID#: 162467

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 Donations of Playground Equipment to USA Municipalities, Schools, and Nonprofits in ...

Deadline Ongoing

In-kind donations of specialty playground equipment to Connecticut, Delaware, Kentucky, New Mexico, New York, and Texas municipalities, schools, and nonprofit organizations that serve children in eligible regions. Applicants are eligible to receive one of two different kinds of playground equipment that have custom-built,...

GrantWatch ID#: 163579

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

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

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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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
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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