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Why we do it
Baseball, basketball, volleyball, football, boxing, swimming, soccer, rugby, golf, tennis.... if it happens on a court or a field, in a pool or in a ring, our goal is to see all kids given a chance to participate in a sport at any level. It is our core belief that participation in youth sports is an empowering force that teaches valuable life skills of leadership, teamwork, trust, communication and accountability -plus many more- that shapes today's youth into tomorrow's leaders.
The OCF supports organized youth athletic programs. The Foundation will consider grant requests up to $25,000 that fall within the parameters below. Please note the average grant size is $6,700.
Programs serving youth in K-12th grade with priority given to programs serving at-risk youth
Program Support: costs associated with uniforms, equipment, coaching staff, facility rentals, entrance fees, team travel costs, player fees for sports teams, referees, etc.
Programs serving youth in at least one of the following Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, and Sonoma
The Olympic Club Foundation does not fund:
Applications submitted directly by Unified School Districts
Requests for administrative and operating costs
Therapeutic athletic activities, academic programs, playgrounds, non-sports summer camps and nutrition programs
How to apply
The 2019 Grant Process is closed. Please check back at the end of the year for 2020 dates.