T-Mobile Little League® Call Up Grant Program

UPDATED ON 12/21/23

Program Overview

The T-Mobile Little League® Call Up Grant is dedicated to helping families in need by covering registration fees associated with their local Little League program. T-Mobile and Little League share the belief that every child should have the chance to experience Little League, regardless of their financial or personal situation. Since 2020, T-Mobile has helped cover registration fees for over 47,000 families through the Call Up Grant.

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    Financial Challenges

    1 in 5 kids may not have the opportunity to play sports due to financial challenges.
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    Approved Grants

    The Call Up Grant has awarded more than $5.2 million to help cover registration fees for over 47,000 Little Leaguers in 2020-23.
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    Local Leagues

    Over 1,400 local leagues across 45 states received a Call Up Grant in 2023.


The T-Mobile Little League Call Up Grant offers a simple-to-use application to assist families in need with registration fees. Parents and Guardians should follow these 5 easy steps to apply for the T-Mobile Little League Call Up Grant.

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1. Find A League

Find a local Little League program HERE and reach out to the league for more information about registration dates and fees, which will be needed when filling out the application.

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2. Eligibility

Gather eligibility documentation needed in order to be approved for a Call Up Grant. Documents must show the child’s name as well as effective dates within the last 12 months. One of the following documents will be required with the application:

  • SNAP Enrollment document with dates
  • WIC Enrollment document with dates
  • Medicaid Enrollment document with dates
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3. Apply

Apply for the T-Mobile Little League Call Up Grant. Applications open Thursday, January 11, 2024. Families will be notified if they qualify within 5-7* business days.

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4. Funds

Funds will be provided directly to the family in need (to maintain confidentiality) via electronic debit card. Payment will be provided in the notification email for application approval.

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5. Register with Local League

If you are attempting to take advantage of early registration windows, please ask for the full amount for your league (up to $150) in your application. If you’re approved in time to take advantage of the early registration fee, any additional funds will be returned to help another family in need.

Helpful Resources

Learn more about the T-Mobile Little League Call Up Grant including Frequently Asked Questions and downloadable resources to help promote this program in your community.

For more information and questions regarding application status, payment status, or general questions about the T-Mobile Little League Call Up Grant, visit the Call Up Grant Support Portal.


Check out what previous grant recipients have to say about the T-Mobile Little League Call Up Grant.

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Every Kid Sports

Every Kid Sports administers the program on behalf of Little League and T-Mobile. Every Kids Sports is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that helps kids from income-restricted families experience the positive benefits of playing sports through various programs including the T-Mobile Little League Call Up Grant.

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