The ACT Foundation

Sports Should Be For Everybody

The ACT Foundation makes it possible for youth sports programs to apply for grants.

Who We Are

501(c)(3) youth sports organizations servicing kids participating in sports including, but not limited to, baseball, softball, basketball, soccer, football, hockey, lacrosse, track and field, swimming, field hockey, gymnastics, tennis, etc.

Who We Work With

We work with all organizations that are non-profits servicing any youth sports.  ACT will consider applications from all such organizations based on a host of factors including, but not limited to, the organization’s financial needs, mission statement, vision, goals, etc.  If the organization is helping kids exercise, be physically active, communicate, compete, play, and build relationships outside the home then we are excited to help.

Contact Information

Frequently Asked Questions

Any organizations that are approved as a 501(c)(3) and that are assisting kids to participate in youth sports.

Simply fill out our application online or it can be mailed to The ACT Foundation, 469 Centerville Road, Suite 206, Warwick, RI 02886.

You can apply at any time. Applications are reviewed on a first come first serve basis. Please check our website for sport specific deadlines.


You will receive confirmation by email or mail depending on how you applied.

The grant can be used for: building, repairing or upgrading athletic facilities; providing equipment or uniforms for the sport; providing youth with access to play or participate in a sport; hiring coaches; paying for referees; paying for training; travel and game expenses; hosting events and tournaments, fundraising, advertising, website design, etc.

Are you ready to apply?

Just fill out our easy, online application!