Sports Facility Grants & Funding

Sports Facility Grants & Funding

sports facility grants and funding

Whether you are installing a new artificial turf field, surfacing a running track, or planning to install an LED sports lighting system, the question of sports facility funding inevitably arises. Here you can find out what options are available. Few clubs, schools, and universities are in a sufficient financial position to pay for a capital improvement to sports facilities from existing funds. 

Fortunately, there are public and private funding programs that provide money for projects in the sports and recreation sector. In addition, there are other options such as fundraising or public-private partnerships.

In this section you will find useful tips on how to successfully implement your sports facility project and fund a new artificial turf field or floodlighting system. Get a cost estimate for your sports facility project before you dive into the articles in this section, to have a better understanding of the overall costs.

Nationwide public and private grants for sports & rec facilities

There are a number of nationwide government sponsored grant programs that provide funding for sports and recreational facility development. Most of these programs support non-profit organizations, public schools and underserved communities in their efforts to improve the quality of life in general and funds are given to multiple different purposes, sports & rec being only one of them. Therefore, to have a successful application, you will need to understand what the requirements are, what they value in an applicant and clearly communicate the impact that your sports or recreational facility will have on the community. 

There are also many funding opportunities on the private sector side. The best and most comprehensive, nationwide, grant programs are usually offered by youth sports foundations run by professional sports leagues like the NFL, MLB, MLS, or the USTA. 

We have written a whole article about public and private recreational and community facilities development grants. Check it out! 

Grants for sports facility construction by state

We have compiled a list grants from all across the United States that are mostly meant for non-profit and tax exempt organizations but some are also available for small businesses. The grants are funded by private foundations, charities, professional sports associations and state and local level govermental organizations.  

Choose the grant category most relevant for your project or filter grants by state. Some of the grants are specific to the development of certain type of sports facilities and others are more generic public / community, education, sports and park & recreation grants that have been made available for sports facility development in the past. 

Before you start the grant application process we strongly recommend to get a en estimate of the overall costs of your sports facility project to understand how much money you should be requesting, how much of the construction project costs you will be able to cover and how much of the total costs you might have to cover yourself (matching grants). 

We make this quick and easy for you! Our sports facility cost calculators provide you with a customized cost estimates in a matter of minutes. Just type in your project specs and you will receive a detailed cost breakdown in your email inbox. Currently we offer cost calculators in the following categories: Artificial turf fields, Sports lighting, Running tracks, Tennis courts, Pickleball courts, Indoor and Outdoor sports flooring, Sports air domes and synthetic turf field maintenance

StateName of grantMax grant amountGrant categoryEligibilityApplication deadlineMore info and how to apply
AlabamaWalker Area Community Foundation UnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities1.3.2022 / 1.9.2022https://www.wacf.org/competitive-grant-guidelines/
AlabamaIMPACT 100 Baldwin County$100,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-13https://www.impact100baldwincounty.org/calling_all_nonprofits.php
AlabamaWalker Area Community Foundation Competitive GrantUnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentUnspecified, public & privateNoneSend an inquiry to c/o Phifer, Inc. 4400 Kauloosa Ave.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
AlabamaLeroy Mcabee, Sr. Family Foundation$10,000Sports & recreation facility developmentUnspecified, public & privateNoneSend an inquiry to 5724 21st Street
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
AlabamaBurrow Family Foundation$10,000Sports & recreation facility developmentUnspecified, public & privateNoneSend an inquiry to 2817 Shook Hill Road
Birmingham, AL 35223
AlaskaRasmuson Foundation - Tier 1$25,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesNonehttps://www.rasmuson.org/grants/tier-1-grants/
Alaska2022 Petersburg Community Foundation’s
Annual Grant Program
$10,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-04-15https://petersburgcf.org/grants/
AlaskaBethlem Community Services Foundation GrantUnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesNoneSend an inquiry to P.O. Box 2189, Bethel, AK 99559
ArizonaKaBOOM!UnspecifiedMulti-sport court and turf field construction and resurfacingLow-income and/or special needs communities in PhoenixNonehttps://kaboom.org/grants/build-it-with-kaboom
ArizonaArizona Community Foundation - Fiesta Bowl Charities$100,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-19https://www.azfoundation.org/Grants-Loans/Current-Grant-Opportunities
ArizonaNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
ArizonaArizona Diamondbacks FoundationUnspecifiedBaseball facility grant for surfacing, maintenance, sports lighting and other amenitiesTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-07-31https://www.mlb.com/dbacks/community/foundation/field-building-program
ArkansasRoyals Charities - Royalty Fields$10,000Artificial turf baseball field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-09-30https://www.mlb.com/royals/community/royals-charities/grants/royalty-fields-program
ArkansasSchmieding FoundationUnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentUnspecified, public & privateNoneSend an inquiry to Gilda Underwood
P.O. Box 1943
Springdale, AR 72765
ArkansasTenenbaum Foundation$90,000Sports & recreation facility developmentUnspecified, public & privateNoneSend an inquiry to P.O. Box 15128, GMF
Little Rock, AR 72231-5128
ArkansasElisabeth D. Wagner Foundation$5,000Sports & recreation facility developmentUnspecified, public & privateNoneSend an inquiry to 135 Section Line Rd., 3rd Fl., Ste. C-1
Hot Springs, AR 71913-6447
CaliforniaBen B. Cheney FoundationUnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentCommunities in Del Norte, Humboldt, Lassen, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, and Trinity counties in CaliforniaNonehttp://www.benbcheneyfoundation.org/how-to-apply/
CaliforniaKaBOOM!UnspecifiedMulti-sport court and turf field construction and resurfacingLow-income and/or special needs communities in the greater Los Angeles area, San Francisco Bay areaNonehttps://kaboom.org/grants/build-it-with-kaboom
CaliforniaRural Energy for America Program$250,000Energy efficiency upgrades (for ex. LED sports lighting)Small businesseses operating in rural areas of less than 50.000 people.2022-10-31https://www.rd.usda.gov/programs-services/energy-programs/rural-energy-america-program-renewable-energy-systems-energy-efficiency-improvement-guaranteed-loans
CaliforniaCalifornia Clean Energy Jobs Act K-12 ProgramUnspecifiedEnergy efficiency upgrades (for ex. LED sports lighting)Tax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesNonehttps://www.energy.ca.gov/programs-and-topics/programs/california-clean-energy-jobs-act-proposition-39-k-12-program
CaliforniaNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
CaliforniaDevTo Support Foundation$75,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-06-01https://devtosupportfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/GRANT-1.pdf
CaliforniaHugh Stuart Center Charitable TrustUnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesNoneSend an inquiry to 96 N. 3rd Street #500
San Jose, CA 95112-7709
CaliforniaFord Family Foundation$500,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesNonehttps://www.tfff.org/how-we-work/grants/current-funding-opportunities
ColoradoKaBOOM!UnspecifiedMulti-sport court and turf field construction and resurfacingLow-income and/or special needs communities in Crowley County, East Colfax Corridor, Montrose County, Otero County, Rio Grande CountyNonehttps://kaboom.org/grants/build-it-with-kaboom
ColoradoNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
ColoradoH. A. and Mary K. Chapman Charitable Trust$500,000Park & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesNonehttps://www.chapmantrusts.org/faqs/
ColoradoDaniels Fund grantUnspecified, $75,000 is the averagePublic recreation facility development for youth sports Tax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesNonehttps://www.danielsfund.org/Colorado
ColoradoD. F. Halton Foundation$270,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesNoneSend an inquiry to 1530 Queens Road
Charlotte, NC 28207
ConnecticutNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
DCKaBOOM!UnspecifiedMulti-sport court and turf field construction and resurfacingLow-income and/or special needs communities in Greater Washington DC area (DMV)Nonehttps://kaboom.org/grants/build-it-with-kaboom
DCNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
DelawareDelaware General Assembly - Community Reinvestment FundUnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-15https://legis.delaware.gov/Committee/CapitalImprovement/CommunityRedevelopment-ReinvestmentFund
DelawareNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
FloridaKaBOOM!UnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentLow-income and/or special needs communities in Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Orlando, TampaNonehttps://kaboom.org/grants/build-it-with-kaboom
FloridaNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
FloridaIMPACT 100 Northwest Florida$100,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-04-30https://www.impactnwf.org/grant_application_guidelines.php
FloridaImpact 100 Pensacola Bay AreaUnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-04-30https://impact100pensacola.org/grant-info/grant-process
GeorgiaKaBOOM!UnspecifiedMulti-sport court and turf field construction and resurfacingLow-income and/or special needs communities in Greater Atlanta areaNonehttps://kaboom.org/grants/build-it-with-kaboom
GeorgiaNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
GeorgiaRobert W. Woodruff FoundationUnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-08-15http://woodruff.org/grants-program/program-areas/arts-culture/
GeorgiaGA 100$75,000Mini soccer pitch constructionLow to moderate income neighborhoods and underserved communities in Georgia2022-7-15https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/ga100/
GeorgiaDorothy Mustin Buttolph Foundation$7,000Sports & recreation facility developmentUnspecified, public & privateNoneSend an inquiry to 801 Broad Street
Augusta, GA 30901
HawaiiJohn M. Ross Foundation$5,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2023-02-01https://www.boh.com/philanthropy/grants/john-m-ross-foundation
HawaiiStrong FoundationUnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2023-03-01https://www.boh.com/philanthropy/grants/strong-foundation
IllinoisKaBOOM!UnspecifiedMulti-sport court and turf field construction and resurfacingLow-income and/or special needs communities in Greater Chicago areaNonehttps://kaboom.org/grants/build-it-with-kaboom
IllinoisNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
IllinoisChicago Cubs - Diamond Project Capital Grants$150,000Baseball facility grant for surfacing, maintenance, sports lighting and other amenitiesTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-13https://www.mlb.com/cubs/community/cubs-charities/diamond-project
IndianaNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
IndianaAckerman Foundation$100,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-15http://ackermanfoundation.com/grantguidelines.html
IndianaGreater Cincinnati Foundation - Daniel and Susan Pfau FoundationUnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-15https://www.gcfdn.org/Grants/Private-Foundation-Grants/Daniel-and-Susan-Pfau-Foundation
IndianaAyres Foundation Inc.$12,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesNoneSend an inquiry to ayresfoundationinc@gmail.com OR 545 W. 93rd Street
Indianapolis, IN 46260-1415
IowaRoyals Charities - Royalty Fields$10,000Artificial turf baseball field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-09-30https://www.mlb.com/royals/community/royals-charities/grants/royalty-fields-program
IowaPella Community Foundation$5,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-11-15https://www.pellacommunityfoundation.org/non-profits
IowaEdith Curtis Armstrong & Florence E. Curtis FoundationUnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesNoneSend an inquiry to 1617 Harrison Drive
Clinton, IA 52732
IowaCedar Valley Sports CommissionUnspecifiedSports facility development for sporting eventsUnspecified, public & private2022-04-15https://cedarvalleysports.org/grant-program/
KansasRoyals Charities - Royalty Fields$10,000Artificial turf baseball field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-09-30https://www.mlb.com/royals/community/royals-charities/grants/royalty-fields-program
KansasNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
KansasGreater Salina Community FoundationUnspecifiedCommunity development grant, sports facility construction eligibleTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-08-15https://gscf.org/fund-for-greater-salina/
KansasSolomon Valley Community FoundationUnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-08-01https://solomonvalleycf.org/grant-guidelines/
KentuckyNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
KentuckyGreater Cincinnati Foundation - Daniel and Susan Pfau Foundation
UnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-15https://www.gcfdn.org/daniel-and-susan-pfau-foundation/
KentuckyIMPACT 100 Owensboro
$100,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-06-01https://impact100owensboro.org/grants/
LouisianaKaBOOM!UnspecifiedMulti-sport court and turf field construction and resurfacingLow-income and/or special needs communities in New OrleansNonehttps://kaboom.org/grants/build-it-with-kaboom
LouisianaNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
LouisianaBooth-Bricker Fund$200,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesnoneSend an inquiry to 826 Union Street, Suite 300
New Orleans, LA 70112
MaineHarold Alfond FoundationUnspecifiedCommunity development grant, sports facility construction eligibleTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesnonehttps://www.haroldalfondfoundation.org/grant-seekers/application-process/
MaineUsdin-Weil Foundation$5,000Sports & recreation facility developmentUnspecified, public & privatenoneSend an inquiry to 1539 Exposition Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70118
MarylandUnder Armour Facility Improvement Program$25,000Sports & recreation facility developmentElementary, middle and high schools in Baltimorenonehttps://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/under-armour-facility-improvement-program/
MarylandKaBOOM!UnspecifiedMulti-sport court and turf field construction and resurfacingLow-income and/or special needs communities in Prince George CountyNonehttps://kaboom.org/grants/build-it-with-kaboom
MarylandNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
MassachusettsNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
MassachusettsChoate Fund Recreation Grant
$5,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-04-30Send an inquiry to St. Mark’s School, 25 Marlboro Road, Southborough, MA 01772
MichiganNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
MichiganImpact 100 Traverse City
$100,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-27https://www.impacttc.org/grants/
MichiganRotary Club of Traverse City$5,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-06https://www.traversecityrotary.org/page/good-works-grants
MinnesotaNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
MinnesotaOwatonna Foundation$25,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-01https://www.owatonnafoundation.org/apply-for-a-grant/
MississippiNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
MissouriRoyals Charities - Royalty Fields$10,000Artificial turf baseball field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-09-30https://www.mlb.com/royals/community/royals-charities/grants/royalty-fields-program
MissouriNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
MissouriJohn & Vera Jo Surbeck Charitable Trust
UnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31Send an inquiry to debraboughton64@hotmail.com OR 3009 Timber Lane
Kirksville, MO 63501
MissouriK.D. and M.L. Steadley Memorial Trust
UnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentUnspecified, public & private2022-11-15https://www.bankofamerica.com/philanthropic/foundation/?fnId=148
MontanaTreacy Foundation
$10,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesnonehttps://treacyfoundation.org/grants/
NebraskaRoyals Charities - Royalty Fields$10,000Artificial turf baseball field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-09-30https://www.mlb.com/royals/community/royals-charities/grants/royalty-fields-program
NebraskaEthel S. Abbott Charitable Foundation
$100,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesnonehttps://abbottfoundation.org/grant_interest_form/
NebraskaLexington Community Foundation
UnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentUnspecified, public & privatenonehttps://www.lexfoundation.org/what-we-do/grant-programs/
NevadaNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
NevadaNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
New HampshireBaird Foundation
$50,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesnoneSend an inquiry to 936 Delaware Avenue, Suite 207
Buffalo, NY 14209
New JerseyKaBOOM!UnspecifiedMulti-sport court and turf field construction and resurfacingLow-income and/or special needs communities in TrentonNonehttps://kaboom.org/grants/build-it-with-kaboom
New JerseyNew Jersey Economic Development Authority
$50,000Sports & recreation facility developmentSmall businesses, non-profitsnonehttps://www.njeda.com/small-business-improvement-grant/
New JerseyNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
New JerseyGeorge A. Ohl, Jr. Trust
$20,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-06-15https://www.wellsfargo.com/privatefoundationgrants/ohl
New MexicoCommunity Foundation of Southern New Mexico - Palmer Fund$5,000Community health and wellness, capital projectsTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities5022-05-20https://communityfoundationofsouthernnewmexico.org/grants-scholarships/apply-for-a-grant/
New YorkKaBOOM!UnspecifiedMulti-sport court and turf field construction and resurfacingLow-income and/or special needs communities in New York CityNonehttps://kaboom.org/grants/build-it-with-kaboom
New YorkNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
New YorkBaird Foundation
$50,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesnoneSend an inquiry to 936 Delaware Avenue, Suite 207
Buffalo, NY 14209
New YorkMildred Faulkner Truman Foundation
UnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-15https://mftf.net/apply-for-grant/
New YorkAdirondack Foundation - Essex Community Fund
$5,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-06-01https://www.adirondackfoundation.org/granting/apply-grant/essex-community-fund
North CarolinaKaBOOM!UnspecifiedMulti-sport court and turf field construction and resurfacingLow-income and/or special needs communities in Charlotte, RaleighNonehttps://kaboom.org/grants/build-it-with-kaboom
North CarolinaNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
North CarolinaD. F. Halton Foundation$270,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesNoneSend an inquiry to 1530 Queens Road
Charlotte, NC 28207
North CarolinaTitmus Foundation
$50,000Sports & recreation facility developmentUnspecified, public & privatenoneSend an inquiry to P.O. Box 10
Sutherland, VA 23885
North DakotaPark District Facility Renovation Grant
50% matching grantPark & recreation facility developmentLocal park districts2022-12-31https://www.parkrec.nd.gov/business/grants/park-district-facility-renovation-grant
OhioNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
OhioGreater Cincinnati Foundation - Daniel and Susan Pfau Foundation
UnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-15https://www.gcfdn.org/daniel-and-susan-pfau-foundation/
OhioMolyneaux Foundation
UnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentUnspecified, public & privatenoneSend an inquiry to First Financial Bank,
300 High Street WM
Hamilton, OH 45011
OklahomaRoyals Charities - Royalty Fields$10,000Artificial turf baseball field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-09-30https://www.mlb.com/royals/community/royals-charities/grants/royalty-fields-program
OklahomaH. A. and Mary K. Chapman Charitable Trust
$500,000Sports & recreation facility developmentUnspecified, public & privatenonehttps://www.chapmantrusts.org/faqs/
OregonBen B. Cheney FoundationUnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentCommunities in Meford/Jackson County in OregonNonehttp://www.benbcheneyfoundation.org/how-to-apply/
OregonBurlingham Trust, Inc.
$40,000Sports & recreation facility developmentEducational entitiesNoneSend an inquiry to 970 Downs St. S
Salem, OR 97302-5920
OregonFord Family Foundation$500,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesNonehttps://www.tfff.org/how-we-work/grants/current-funding-opportunities
PennsylvaniaFreedom Forge Corporation Foundation
$5,000Sports & recreation facility developmentOrganizations involved K-12 education and youth developmentnoneSend an inquiry to 500 North Walnut Street,
Burnham, PA 17009
PennsylvaniaNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
PennsylvaniaAlternative and Clean Energy ProgramUp to 50%Energy efficiency upgrades (for ex. LED sports lighting)Businesses, municipalities, counties and school districtsNonehttps://dced.pa.gov/programs/alternative-clean-energy-program-ace/
PennsylvaniaT. Scott Stackpole Charitable Foundation
$5,000Sports & recreation facility developmentUnspecified, public & privatenoneSend an inquiry to P.O. Box 956
St. Marys, PA 15857
Rhode IslandNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
Rhode IslandChamplin Foundation
UnspecifiedPublic recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-07-01https://champlinfoundation.org/application-process/
South CarolinaNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
South DakotaRoyals Charities - Royalty Fields$10,000Artificial turf baseball field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-09-30https://www.mlb.com/royals/community/royals-charities/grants/royalty-fields-program
South DakotaWatertown Area Community Foundation
UnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesnonehttps://www.watertowncommunityfoundation.org/grants/grants-applications
South DakotaClarence H. and Anna E. Lutz Foundation
UnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-09-30http://lutzfoundation.org/how-to-apply.html
TennesseeKaBOOM!UnspecifiedMulti-sport court and turf field construction and resurfacingLow-income and/or special needs communities in NashvilleNonehttps://kaboom.org/grants/build-it-with-kaboom
TennesseeNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
TennesseeCharles and Debby Campbell Family Foundation
$30,000Public recreation facility developmentUnspecified, public & privatenoneSend an inquiry to 26 Okeena Drive
Jackson, TN 38305
TexasKaBOOM!UnspecifiedMulti-sport court and turf field construction and resurfacingLow-income and/or special needs communities in Dallas, Fort Worth, HoustonNonehttps://kaboom.org/grants/build-it-with-kaboom
TexasLower Colorado River Authority
$50,000Energy-efficient lighting for community sports fieldsTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-07-31https://www.lcra.org/community-services/Pages/community-grant-program.aspx
TexasNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
TexasMargaret Chesley Memorial Fund
$10,000Public recreation facility developmentUnspecified, public & privatenoneSend an inquiry to P.O. Box 1000
Bellville, TX 77418
TexasTexas Recreation Grant ProgramUnspecifiedPublic recreation facility developmentCities, counties, municipalities2022-08-01https://tpwd.texas.gov/business/grants/recreation-grants/accessing-our-online-grant-management-systems
TexasBertha Foundation
UnspecifiedPublic recreation facility developmentUnspecified, public & privatenoneSend an inquiry to P.O. Box 1110
Graham, TX 76450
UtahDaniels Fund grantUnspecified, $75,000 is the averagePublic recreation facility development for youth sports Tax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesNonehttps://www.danielsfund.org/colorado-outstate-utah-wyoming
UtahKaBOOM!UnspecifiedMulti-sport court and turf field construction and resurfacingLow-income and/or special needs communities in Salt Lake CityNonehttps://kaboom.org/grants/build-it-with-kaboom
VermontBaird Foundation
$50,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesnoneSend an inquiry to 936 Delaware Avenue, Suite 207
Buffalo, NY 14209
VirginiaNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
VirginiaBirdsong Trust Fund
$25,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesnoneSend an inquiry to bchorey@choreyrealty.net OR 330 West Constance Road
Suffolk, VA 23434
VirginiaTitmus Foundation
$50,000Sports & recreation facility developmentUnspecified, public & privatenoneSend an inquiry to P.O. Box 10
Sutherland, VA 23885
WashingtonBen B. Cheney FoundationUnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentCommunities in Pierce County; Southwestern WashingtonNonehttp://www.benbcheneyfoundation.org/how-to-apply/
WashingtonKaBOOM!UnspecifiedMulti-sport court and turf field construction and resurfacingLow-income and/or special needs communities in Dallas, Fort Worth, HoustonNonehttps://kaboom.org/grants/build-it-with-kaboom
WashingtonKaBOOM!UnspecifiedMulti-sport court and turf field construction and resurfacingLow-income and/or special needs communities in SeattleNonehttps://kaboom.org/grants/build-it-with-kaboom
WashingtonYouth Athletic Facilities program$350,000Outdoor athletic facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-03https://rco.wa.gov/grant/youth-athletic-facilities/
WashingtonNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
West VirginiaNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
West VirginiaWest Virginia Outdoor Heritage Conservation Fund (OHCF)$25,000Public recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://commerce.wv.gov/boards-commissions/outdoor-heritage-conservation-fund
West VirginiaBarbour County Community Foundation
UnspecifiedPublic recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-11-30https://barbourcountycf.org/grants/
West VirginiaCommunity Foundation for the Ohio Valley - Stealey Community Fund
UnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-04-15http://www.cfov.org/stealey-community-fund/
West VirginiaNicholas County Community Foundation
$15,000Sports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-09-01http://nccfwv.com/grants/
WisconsinNFL Foundation Grassroots Grant Program$250,000Artificial turf football field installation and resurfacingTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-05-31https://www.lisc.org/our-initiatives/sports-recreation/nfl-foundation-grassroots-program/
WisconsinCambridge Foundation
UnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentUnspecified, public & private2022-12-31https://www.cambridge-foundation.org/grant-information-cambridge-foundation
WyomingDaniels Fund grantUnspecified, $75,000 is the averagePublic recreation facility development for youth sports Tax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entitiesNonehttps://www.danielsfund.org/colorado-outstate-utah-wyoming
WyomingCommunity Foundation of Jackson Hole - Competitive
UnspecifiedSports & recreation facility developmentTax-exempt / non-profit organizations, schools, colleges, governmental entities2022-10-31https://www.cfjacksonhole.org/apply/grant-programs/competitive-grants-program/

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