For the seventh consecutive year, the Baltimore Ravens All Community Team Foundation (RACTF), will be executing the Ravens Play 60 Grant which provides up to $5,000 to qualifying non-profit organizations that continue or create programs promoting physical fitness and nutrition education.
RACTF is committed to improving, enabling and encouraging the healthy development of youth in and around the Baltimore area, and to ensuring healthy physical activity is increased.
Organizations who want to be considered for this grant must meet the following criteria:
- Organizations that submit requests must be a 501(c)(3) organization.
- Programs or projects must be directed at youth (15-18) and must promote physical fitness and/or nutrition education.
- Must illustrate a programming component with measurable goals. (Grants for the construction of buildings/fields, etc. will not be under consideration).
- Projects and Programs must take place in Maryland
Some organizations who have received grants in the past are Athletes Serving Athletes (provide opportunities for young athletes with disabilities and at-risk youth to pursue an active lifestyle), Coppin Aquatic Center (aim to boost water safety and sports among underprivileged elementary and middle school students), and Bridges Program at St. Paul's School (program that supports physical fitness initiatives for its Summer Institute.)
Applications are being accepted from April 3 - May 31 and are available at www.baltimoreravens.com/play60grant (scroll down the page).