Major League Baseball Foundation: Baseball Tomorrow Fund
Deadline: Quarterly (January 1, April 1, July 1, & October 1)
Amount: $40,000 average award size
Match: 50% or more of total project cost
Eligibility: Tax exempt organizations including municipalities, school districts, and 501(c)(3) nonprofits
The Baseball Tomorrow Fund is a joint initiative between Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association designed to promote and enhance the growth of youth participation in baseball and softball around the world by funding programs, fields, coaches’ training, uniforms, and equipment. Grants are intended to finance a new program, expand or improve an existing program, undertake a new collaborative effort, or obtain facilities or equipment necessary for youth baseball or softball programs. The Baseball Tomorrow Fund supports projects that meet the following evaluation criteria: increase the number of youth participating in baseball and softball programs; improve the quality of youth baseball and softball programs.