Announcing the Youth Sports Grant

The Michael E. McCarthy Scholarship Fund is pleased to announce the Youth Sports’ Grant Program. In honor of Michael McCarthy’s love of sports and his dedication to academics, this newly established grant program will provide funding for Newport County schools, sports organizations, and individuals. Eligible applicants must be participating in the following areas: youth athletic programs; community- based programs addressing an active lifestyle and team building skills; and established camps with an emphasis on sports.

The grant program is particularly interested in providing opportunities for participation of children and young adults age 18 and under. The grant program may provide financial support for the following purposes: youth sports programs and projects, full or partial scholarship funding for camps or youth athletic programs, and financial support for equipment and small capital projects.

Grants will be awarded to a variety of sports and recreational activities on Newport County throughout the course of the year. Goal Line has four application deadlines that have been created to correspond with seasonal sports activities. The deadlines for applications throughout the year are as follows:

  • January 1
  • April 1
  • July 1
  • October 1

The amount of funding will range from a minimum of twenty five dollars up to a maximum of fifteen hundred dollars.

All applications must be submitted electronically.

Online Form

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