D-backs Give Back $100,000 School Challenge

The Arizona Diamondbacks and University of Phoenix are committed to helping Arizona educators provide the best possible learning experience for their students. We are inviting teachers and faculty to "Pitch Us Your Program" for a $5,000 grant for your classroom or school.

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Grants will be awarded in the following categories:

  • Education Programs: Grants in this category will provide a unique opportunity that allows schools, teachers and students to fund projects and programs geared toward improving education outcomes for students.
  • Innovation and Technology: Grants in this category will be used to support innovative teaching strategies and/or technology that improve student performance.
  • Nutrition and Fitness: Grants in this category will create or enhance access to nutrition information/healthy eating habits or create programming that improves overall nutrition and fitness outcomes for students.
  • Campus Improvements: Grants in this category will address campus improvements that provide a safe and enhanced environment for learning, sports, outdoor play, and/or team activity. In addition, schools are encouraged to apply for grants that improve campus icons that are a source of brand identification or school pride.

The applications are read and scored by a panel of Arizona Diamondbacks employees and University of Phoenix employees.

The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation and University of Phoenix will select winning schools to each receive an estimated $5,000 grant for a total estimated charitable impact of $100,000. Please submit nominations by 4:59 p.m. MST on September 29, 2017. See Official Rules for details.