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The Heart of Twins Territory


Competitive Youth Baseball/Softball Grant Program

2014 grants are now closed. Please check back in January for 2015 program information.


Program Summary: The Minnesota Twins Community Fund's Competitive Baseball/Softball Grant program will distribute grants of $500 - $2,000 to assist youth baseball and softball programs with operating expenses. Grant funds should be used for league fees, equipment, or transportation costs.

The Twins Community Fund and its grant programs are supported in part by corporate partners Target, USBank, Best Buy, Treasure Island, and Delta.

Administration: The Competitive Baseball/Softball Grant program will be administered by Minnesota Twins Community Fund staff who review all requests, pay grants, work closely with grantee organizations to ensure league success, and maintain program records.

Eligibility: The grant is open to any Upper Midwest youth traveling baseball and softball program for ages 12-19. A program is considered a traveling program if the majority of league games are played outside of the home city. Grants will not support hotel costs or coaches' salaries.

Priority will be given to programs demonstrating financial need.

Application Process/Schedule. Applicants must complete an application and submit other required documents. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until all grant funds are distributed. Final grant determinations will be made by the Twins Community Fund Board of Directors. Application due dates are as follows:

Application Due DateGrant Determination/Notification
March 14, 2014April 30, 2014

Other Requirements. Organizations receiving grants must:

  • Complete a final report with league financial results; and
  • Recognize the grant contribution in some form to the public.

Questions about the Competitive Youth Baseball/Softball Grant program should be directed to:

Stephanie Johnson
Competitive Baseball/Softball Grant Program
TWINS COMMUNITY FUND
1 Twins Way
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55403

• Direct Phone (612)-659-3505
• E-mail stephaniejohnson@twinsbaseball.com