The Thunder Bay Border Cats are excited to announce that they are now accepting applications for the Share the Glove Grant program. Share the glove grants are provided by The Northwoods League Foundation charitable organization that serves as a vehicle to transform a shared passion for baseball and softball into positive change and support for communities.

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.
Canadian organizations awarded a grant must comply with US and Canadian IRC guidelines.

What is the grant?
The grant is a standardized set of Rawlings equipment, sized for youth ages 9-12. There will be a baseball grant and a softball grant awarded to the surrounding Thunder Bay Communities. Each grant includes:

Baseball Grant                                                                         
(1) Set of Catcher’s Gear
helmet, chest protector, shin guards, mitt
(8) batting helmets
(10) fielding gloves (8 right, 2 left)
(1) bucket of practice baseballs
(6) bats (1-28”, 2-29”, 2-30”, 1-31”)

Softball Grant
(1) Set of Catcher’s Gear: helmet, chest protector, shin guards, mitt
(8) batting helmets
(10) fielding gloves (8 right, 2 left)
(1) bucket of practice softballs
(6) bats (1-28”, 2-29”, 2-30”, 1-31”)

Application Download here
Email application to: info@bordercatsbaseball.com

For more details, please visit https://www.northwoodsleague.com/share-the-glove
Deadline to apply is May 23rd, 2022

The selected applicant will receive email and phone notification.