Share the Glove

One North Dakota baseball team will be awarded $2,000 in equipment!

The Northwoods League Foundation (“Foundation”) is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that serves as a vehicle to transform a shared passion for baseball into positive change and support for communities. The Mission of the Northwoods League Foundation is: To utilize the game of baseball to enrich the quality of life for children and families with an enduring and caring focus on Northwoods League communities.

In support of this mission, the Foundation will be awarding 22 equipment grants to youth baseball and softball organizations across the 22 communities in which a Northwoods League Affiliate currently operates.

What is the grant?
The grant is a standardized set of Rawlings equipment, sized for youth ages 9-12. In 2022, the Bismarck Larks will be awarding a baseball grant.

Baseball Grant
(1) Sets of catcher’s gear (helmet, chest protector, shin guards, mitt)
(8) Batting helmets
(10) Fielding gloves (8 RH, 2 LH)
(1) Bucket of practice baseballs
(6) Bats

Who is eligible to receive the grant?
The following criteria must be met in order to be eligible to receive the grant:

  • Organization qualifies as a 501(c)(3) organization, school or school-based program, or community-based organization as defined under US IRC section 501(c)(3);
  • Organization is not an individual, for-profit business, political, or religious organization;
  • Organization provides opportunities for kids ages 9-12 to play baseball or softball within a community that is served by a Northwoods League affiliate.


To apply for the Larks grant, fill out the form below.

Share the Glove

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