Subject: Youth Sports, Physical Activity, Health, Safety, Youth Development
Deadline: Oct. 14, 2016
NOTE: These grants have geographic restrictions detailed in the eligibility section.
"The LISC/ESPN Pilot Home Court Program is a collaboration between ESPN and LISC that provides non-profit, neighborhood-based organizations, middle schools and high schools with financing and technical assistance to improve the quality, safety and accessibility of local basketball courts in selected markets. Basketball courts can serve as tremendous community assets because they offer opportunities for recreation and relaxation that contribute to the local health and quality of life, especially for young people."
Funder: The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) and ESPN
Eligibility: "In order to be eligible for a grant under the Program, projects must be sponsored by non-profit community-based organizations registered as exempt from Federal Income Tax under Internal Revenue Service Code Section 501(c)(3) or middle or high schools. In addition, all organizations applying for funds must serve low to moderate-income areas located specifically and exclusively within the following markets: Los Angeles, CA, Oakland, CA, Cleveland, OH, San Antonio, TX, New York, NY (within the 5 boroughs) and Detroit, MI."
Amount: Up to $25,000