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Red Smith Youth Sports Grant

Grant Application for proceeds from the 2021 Red Smith Sports Awards

  • This form must be completed for your youth sports organization to receive funds from the Annual Red Smith Sports Awards.
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  • Information About Your Organization

  • Please list as many additional email addresses as you’d like to add to our contact list for important updates and notifications.
  • Representatives of Your Organization

  • (indicate Title below, if other than “President”)
  • (2-3 sentences)
  • Use Of Funds

  • Scheels Gives Back Grant

    Red Smith Sports Awards is proud to partner with Scheels Sporting Goods Store in Appleton on the Scheels Gives Back Grant. The Scheels Gives Back Grant is a $5,000 grant to qualified and vetted causes in the request categories of:

    • Equipment
    • Facilities
    • One-time event supporting Youth Sports programs in the Fox Valley
    In the past, funds from this Grant have been used to help upgrade playing fields in soccer and football, facility upgrades and new ice at the Appleton Family Ice Arena, new glass backboards in several school gyms for basketball, and mobile scoreboards for Special Olympics of the Fox Valley to name a few.
    If you have a special request in any of these categories, we welcome you to apply by completing the section below.

  • Photographs

    We encourage your organization to submit and upload photographs/videos of your “Youth’s in Action” that may be published in the program for the annual Red Smith Sports Awards show and listed on our website and social media platforms.

    By submitting photographs/videos, you are authorizing Red Smith Sports Awards to publish and use these photographs/videos.


    This Grant Application must be completed in full by the application deadline for your youth sports organization to receive funds from the Red Smith Sports Awards.

    All Grant Applications will be reviewed by the Allocations Committee and/or Scheels. Applicants will be notified if you were awarded a Grant within 30 days of the Grant Application deadline. All Grant Applications submitted may not be awarded a Grant.

    Grants distributed in 2022 at time/place to be determined


    Contact Allocations Committee Chairman
    Chris Winter
    [email protected]
    920.585.9142 (mobile)

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