National Grant Listings

The National Grant opportunities listed below include grants that are available to the entire country.

Please understand that while Little League® falls into the overall mission of the listed grants, it is still very important to read the requirements listed on the site of each grant to make sure what your league is specifically looking for fits into their mission.

Little League® cannot guarantee that every local league will qualify for or receive any grant listed. Please take a few moments to read the brief description provided and explore their site to see if that grant is right for you. While browsing their website please make sure you pay attention to details such as application period, payout period, etc. You may find some application periods are currently closed. We encourage you to make a note and return when the application period is reopened. If you have any questions about a specific grant after exploring their website, please address them to the grant provider. Contact information can be found on their websites.

If you’re interested in adding a grant or would like one removed from our listing, please contact grants@littleleague.org.

National Grants

  • DICK'S Sporting Goods Fdn. - Sports Matter

    DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation – Sports Matter

    DICK’S Sporting Goods shares their enthusiasm for and commitment to youth sports in the communities where they live and work by supporting organizations that make youth sports possible.

    • Category: Youth Athletics
    • Area Specifics: National

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  • Good Sports

    Good Sports

    The mission of Good Sports is to give all kids the lifelong benefits of sport and physical activity by providing equipment, apparel and footwear to those most in need.

    • Category: Athletic Equipment
    • Area Specifics: National

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  • Henry T. Nicholas III Fdn.

    Henry T. Nicholas III Foundation

    The Foundation was created with the vision of enabling and assisting communities and individuals to reach their highest potential. The Foundation is dedicated to improving lives through investment in areas such as education and youth sports.

    • Category: Sports & Recreation
    • Area Specifics: National

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  • Hopey's Heart Fdn.

    Hopey’s Heart Foundation

    The Hopey’s Heart Foundation was founded to prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest from claiming the lives of promising student athletes. It is committed to providing AEDs nationally for the prevention of heart and other injuries in student and amateur athletes through the provision of health education and medical equipment in schools, community and recreational centers.

    • Category: Health
    • Area Specifics: National

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  • Looking Out Fdn.

    Looking Out Foundation

    Program interests include, but are not limited to: disadvantaged youth, public health, and women.

    • Category: Health/Women/Community Development
    • Area Specifics: National

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  • MLB-MLBPA

    MLB-MLBPA Youth Development Foundation (Baseball Tomorrow Fund)

    Drive to expand the access of youth participation in baseball and softball. Commitment toward improving the caliber, effectiveness and availability of amateur baseball and softball programs across the United States and Canada. The Foundation considers requests for a variety of purposes including funding capital projects (e.g. field renovations), baseball/softball programs, and education initiatives.

    • Category: Youth Athletics
    • Area Specifics: National

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  • Michael and Susan Dell Fdn.

    Michael and Susan Dell Foundation

    The goal of the Foundation is to contribute to improving the health of one million children and families by supporting initiatives proven to increase healthy eating and physical activity.

    • Category: Youth Athletics
    • Area Specifics: National

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  • Michael Napoleone Memorial Fdn.

    The Michael Napoleone Memorial Foundation Community Youth Grant

    The Michael Napoleone Memorial Foundation Community Youth Grant awards funding twice annually. This grant is awarded to charitable organizations whose primary mission is to facilitate youth activities for children up to age 18. It supports one of their three mission priorities established by the foundation–“to assist youth organizations and youth athletics.”

    • Category: Youth Athletics
    • Area Specifics: National

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  • Pitch In For Baseball

    Pitch In For Baseball

    A not-for-profit organization that helps give the gift of play and contributes to positive youth development by providing equipment to children around the world.

    • Category: Youth Athletic Equipment
    • Area Specifics: National

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  • W.K. Kellogg Fdn.

    W.K. Kellogg Foundation

    The Foundation is always looking to support new and innovative ideas and efforts that help ensure all children, have opportunities to reach their full potential.

    • Category: Children/Communities
    • Area Specifics: National

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  • Women's Sports Fdn.

    Women’s Sports Foundation – Sports 4 Life

    This program seeks to increase the participation and retention of African-American and Hispanic girls, ages 11-18, in developmental youth sports programs. Please read all requirements carefully to determine your league’s eligibility.

    • Category: Women in Sport
    • Area Specifics: National

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