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MLB-MLBPA Youth Development Foundation Grant – Letter of Inquiry Deadline

August 1 @ 5:00 pm EDT

MLB-MLBPA Youth Development Foundation

The MLB-MLBPA Youth Development Foundation strives to make youth baseball and softball more accessible through a grant program that supports:

  • Capital Projects – Field lighting, renovations, and construction
  • Baseball and Softball Programs – Includes equipment, uniforms, various fees, and field maintenance
  • Education Initiatives – Learning opportunities with baseball and softball as the focus
  • Schools – Up to $5,000 for players and infrastructure equipment

All Letter of Inquiry (LOI) submissions must contain a completed information form, an introductory letter, and a completed budget proposal.

Eligible Entities: Organizations and individuals that have bold, innovative, and creative ideas to increase opportunities for youth (elementary through high school), youth who are minorities, girls and/or located in underserved communities, to play baseball and/or softball
Award Amount:
Varies; no funding range is set for grant requests
Required Match:
None stated
Applications Due:
Accepts LOI submissions on a rolling basis throughout the year, but it can take up to six months to be awarded a grant if your application is selected. For example, if you apply for funding for your season that begins in March 2025, the MLB-MLBPA Youth Development Foundation recommends submitting your application in August 2024.


August 1
5:00 pm EDT
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