We have created the Gold Card Auctions Youth Baseball/Hockey Development Foundation (YBHDF) to help promote participation in youth sports around the US. We look to increase opportunities for youth (16 and under) in particular, youth who are located in underserved communities.
UPDATE 2021: Please (journalist, community leaders) help us spread the word as we have only had one organization take advantage of this since 2019.
GoldCardAuctions.com feels youth baseball and hockey promotes self-confidence, sharpens social & motor skills development, and have the ability to create lifelong friendships. Youth baseball/hockey also reduces the risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease… what’s not to like here?
The Foundation considers grant requests for funding for youth baseball/hockey equipment (i.e. baseball bats, balls, pucks, and or gloves) and possible projects (i.e. baseball field development and or renovations).
How to apply?
Email firstname.lastname@example.org (include GCA Youth Baseball and Hockey Development Foundation in the subject line)
Open to individual players, teams, and organizations
Players receiving the grant must be 16 years of age or under
Must have a strong belief in community development through the games of youth baseball/hockey
Players/teams must be located in the United States
Name, title, email, telephone, organization address
Summary of the organization
Amount of funds being requested
Description of what the funds will be used for
Number of youth that will be served by this grant
Age of players
The Foundation accepts applications throughout the year, and grant decisions are made by GCA owners on a quarterly basis.
Grants will be funded via product purchase or when cash is needed PayPal.