Share the Glove Equipment Grant Program

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.

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.

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:

Application Details

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For 2023, Thunder Bay Border Cats have been awared the Softball Grant.  Only Softball applications will be accepted.

Email application to:

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Deadline to apply: May 3rd, 2023

The selected applicant will receive email and phone notification.