Tag: Grant

Local Leagues Improving Experiences Through Little League® Grow the Game Grant Opportunities

Following the conclusion of the 2019 Little League Baseball® World Series, a group of local Little League® programs were awarded with thousands of dollars as part of the Little League Grow the Game Grant, a program which assists local leagues who are working to enhance Little League opportunities in their community. In total, 10 local […]

Little League® Grow the Game Grants Benefit Local Leagues All Around the United States

Earlier this spring, more than 25 local Little League programs received direct support through the Little League Grow the Game Grant Program, which assists local Little League programs who are working to enhance Little League opportunities in their community. “Since its launch in 2015, the Little League Grow the Game Grant Program has been able […]

Diamonds in the Rough: Little League® Disaster Relief Efforts

It was, ceremonially, the eve of the last day of the 2017 Little League® season. The Little League Baseball® World Series Championship Game on the last Sunday in August marks the unofficial end of a year-long Little League season, and the U.S. Champions from Lufkin, Texas, were preparing for a game against the International Champions […]

Portsmouth Little League Uses Grow the Game Grant to Develop Softball Players in Rhode Island

Portsmouth Little League in Rhode Island was looking for help with their softball program, hoping to enhance the experience and inspire girls to hit the field. So, they turned to the Little League® Grow The Game Grant Program. The program has greatly assisted local leagues from around the world, providing more than a million dollars to […]

EOCLL Establishes New Challenger Division Thanks to Little League® Grow the Game Grant

East Orange County Little League Challenger Division will receive a $20,000 grant to help the league make their field ADA accessible For the last year and a half, a pair of Little League® volunteers have been looking for a way to help children with special needs play baseball in the Orange County area of Virginia, […]

At the 2016 Little League Baseball® World Series, Matt Pokorney, Highland Baseball Little League Challenger Division President of Evansville, Ind., was recognized with the Little League® Challenger Award, and he left Williamsport eager to continue to work with his fellow volunteers to bolster their program with the help of the Honda Little League Grant Program and […]

Mattingly Charities Step Up to the Plate for Indiana Challenger Program

Each year, Highland Baseball Club Little League Challenger Division relied on the $2,000 grant it received from the city for operational support. The Evansville, Ind., league used the money to help sustain operations, providing its Challenger players a chance to enjoy the game they love. However, the program was dealt a blow when the grant […]

GOING HOME SERIES ALLOWS MARINERS FELIX HERNANDEZ TO DONATE $40,000 TO SEATTLE AREA LITTLE LEAGUE CHALLENGER DIVISION® PROGRAMS AND LOCAL LEAGUE

The Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) has developed the MLBPA Players Going Home Series, which allows Major League Baseball (MLB) to make a donation to local, hometown organizations in the name of deserving players. This year, Seattle Mariners All-Star pitcher, and Little League® graduate, Felix Hernandez, with the help and support of the Mariners’ […]

New Little League® Grow the Game Grant Program Awards Lafayette Little League $18,500 to Provide Wheelchair Access to Help Grow its Little League Challenger Division®

Earlier this year, Little League® Baseball and Softball announced a $4 million plan to help local Little League programs grow the game in their communities by providing financial assistance to these programs to ensure that all children have the opportunity to have a meaningful Little League experience. The cornerstone of the initiative is the new Little League Grow […]

Little League® Baseball and Softball Announces Grow the Game Initiatives

Little League® Baseball and Softball today announced a $4 million plan to help local Little League programs grow the game in their communities by providing financial assistance to these programs to ensure that all children have the opportunity to have a meaningful Little League experience. The new initiative, called Grow the Game, is the result […]