Up2Us Sports Matter Matching Grants help youth sports teams struggling with financing

Up2Us is partnering with DICK’S Sporting Goods to support a new, youth sports initiative called Sports Matter. Sports Matter will accept applications from youth (K-12) sports teams that as a result of funding restraints, are no longer able to play, are on the brink of being cut, or have never existed despite youth interest.

Selected teams will be asked to raise half the funds needed to operate their program for one year, and the other half will be provided through a matching grant once the goal is met.  In addition to toolkits and other fundraising resources, teams will have access