The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation is the official team charity of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Our primary focus is to strengthen and support our key cornerstone programs in sports + recreation, education + literacy and health + wellness benefitting children and families in need throughout the greater Los Angeles region. By leveraging strategic partnerships, our Mission is to harness the power of our brand and the passion our fans have for Los Angeles into a vehicle for positive change in underserved communities.
The Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation is largely focused on our cornerstone programs Dodgers Dreamfields and Dodgers RBI and strategic partnerships. Through a small grants program, we seek to support programs or projects aligned with our cornerstone programs OR LADF Pillars. Grants typically range from $5,000 - $15,000.
I. Education + Literacy: Emphasis on organizations that seek to provide access, opportunity and innovation to youth at critical engagement stages - specifically middle school engagement, (during and after-school programs) and college access and success. Preference is given to programs that promote literacy.
II. Sports + Recreation: Emphasis on organizations that seek to focus on inclusion, preservation and promotion of sports in communities and the use of sports to create leadership opportunities and character development. Preference is given to organizations that promote safe places to play, and/or healthy and active lifestyles.
III. Health + Wellness: Emphasis on organizations that seek to address health challenges that prevent children from engaging in school or recreational activities. Preference is given to organizations providing direct services to students including in school, at school/program sites or other locations.
All grants must be received in writing and must answer the following questions:
* Entire application narrative must be no longer than five (5) pages (excluding attachments listed below)
Grants in support of programs and projects will be reviewed by the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Grant Committee on the following schedule:
|Application Deadline||Review Cycle||Grants Awarded||Grant Payment|
|February 1||February - April||May||May|
|May 1||May - July||August||August|
|August 1||August - October||November||November|
There are limited funds available to support special events or fundraisers; where possible these opportunities will be reviewed monthly by the Grant Committee. Requests should be submitted within 6-8 weeks of the event to allow time for a response.
For in-kind donations please visit dodgers.com/donations.