Salt Lake City Youth Athletic Grant

Awarded to youth athletic organizations that are local, nonprofit, and competitive to benefit low-income athletes residing in Salt Lake City.

 

Application Available Online: Spring 2018

Award Amount: Up to $15,000 per organization, $1,500 per athlete

 

To qualify for this grant award you must:

  • Be a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization or a Domestic Non-Profit Corporation registered with the State of Utah. Religious and governmental organizations are not eligible for these funds.
  • Have a primary focus on providing not-for-profit competitive sports programming, either by having competitive youth sports as the only purpose of your organization, or by having competitive youth sports as a big part of your programming. Youth must compete against other individuals or teams in sporting matches and competitions operating at an advanced level of play to qualify as competitive. Only competitive sports programming will be considered. Recreational and/or instructional programs are not eligible.
  • Demonstrate your commitment and knowledge of youth athletics. This means you can show that you have a history of running a youth athletic program, or are partnering with an organization to create a new program for a specific, underserved, group of young people.
  • Show you can manage and administer the funds generated by the activity in a fiscally responsible manner. This means you have a way to keep track of the money and report to the Community Foundation of Utah and the City how the grant was used.
  • Be able to continue offering the sport activity in an effective and consistent fashion throughout the grant year or sports season. If the sport is seasonal (like skiing) please let us know in the application.
  • Your organization must carry and provide proof of liability insurance.
  • Although this is not a requirement, it would be helpful if your organization has the ability to add to these funds with others raised by private donations or with potential additional funds from Salt Lake City.

Be prepared to submit the following documents:

  • Copy of 501(c)3 status letter or certificate of being a Domestic Non-Profit Corporation. If you are working under another organization please attach theirs.
  • A current W-9 Form for the organization
  • A copy of the organization’s financial policies
  • A proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year
  • Financial statement or budget for the immediate past fiscal year (2015 or 2016)
  • If you have them, your most recent 990 IRS Form
  • Applicant Certification - Signatures of the President of the Board, your Treasurer, and, if you are working with another organization, the representative of that organization. For example, if you are applying through your Community Council, please have the President and Treasurer of the Council sign, as well as the head of the youth sports group that is associated. DOWNLOAD FORM HERE