Grants for Your Football Needs

USA Football grants to help grow and improve the sport.

The USA Football Grant Program helps organizations and teams operate their program or improve and enhance the quality of the athlete experience. USA Football is proud to work with partners in the football marketplace to make this happen.

FDM GRANTS

Designed to Help Youth Programs Excel

You spoke, we listened. With two grant cycles to help youth football organizations, we’re trying to make using a grant easier.

Youth organizations that enrolled by September 1, 2021 are eligible to receive our Football Development Model (FDM) Grants applications.

These grants are meant to help programs grow, improve and sustain their league. This includes equipment for various game types, along with uniforms and apparel packages that fit any budget.

Get ready for winter and spring activities or get a head start for next fall by completing your application.

Administrators of enrolled organizations that are eligible should receive an application in their inbox starting around September 16, 2021.

Process & Packages

PROCESS FOR APPLYING & RECEIVING THE GRANTS
  • Enroll by September 1, 2021 to be eligible for an application
  • Administrators of enrolled organizations will receive an application link via e-mail for the FDM Grants in mid-September
  • Eligible youth organization administrators will be notified if they received a grant in mid-November
GAME TYPE EQUIPMENT PACKAGES
Non-Contact
Package with USA Football branded jerseys, belts & footballs
Limited Contact: TackleBar®
TackleBar Harness package through Riddell®
Limited Contact: Padded Flag
Package with USA Football branded flag belts and footballs
Contact
Riddell Offer for Helmets and Shoulder Pads
UNIFORM & APPAREL PACKAGE
This grant goes towards your purchase of uniforms and additional items ordered through BSN SPORTS™ and is based on the order total.

GRANT PROGRAM PARTNERS

These partners make USA Football’s grant program possible.

MUSCO LIGHTING GRANT APPLICATION & FAQs

USA Football and MUSCO Lighting developed this exciting grant opportunity to allow your organization to get funds to help build or renovate your field lighting system. MUSCO Lighting will work with grant recipients to provide materials and a turnkey state-of-the-art lighting structure system installation.

Each grant will provide $20,000 towards the overall system and installation quote. Grant applications are open April 1 - October 31, 2021 and will be evaluated on a rolling basis starting June 15, 2021. All grantees will be notified no later than November 12, 2021. All recipients will be notified by November 12, 2021.