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Field Of Dreams

To play is to learn! Baseball diamonds and other sport facilities are classrooms for the children and youth of Canada. Kids should be proud of the places where they play, learn life skills and participate in an important step in their socialization. Field Of Dreams is Jays Care's granting program for infrastructure dedicated to youth life-skill development and physical activity. The Field Of Dreams program provides funding to design, refurbish and build safe spaces for children and youth to play baseball, develop life skills and learn from positive role models.

Applications for the 2019 Field Of Dreams granting cycle open are now open. Initial applications must be submitted by October 31st at 5:00 p.m. ET. To apply, please click the button below and send completed applications to fieldofdreams@bluejays.com

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While we understand that many organizations are in need of support, we require that grant applicants meet the following criteria for eligibility:

  • Must be grassroots or charitable organizations
  • Must be using the grant to build within Canada
  • Must have the project complete within 12-18 months of receiving funding approval
  • Must be dealing with infrastructure that directly supports children and youth facing barriers
  • Must be able to provide audited financial statements from the past year, or most recent
  • Must be able to provide detailed quotes for all aspects of the project (required for the second phase)
  • Must be able to provide all applicable work permits, where required

We appreciate your dedication to bringing sport and recreation to children and youth in your community, and we look forward to receiving your applications!

After the October 31st deadline for initial applications, successful applicants will be informed in mid-December that they have been selected for the full application stage. Following the full application review stage, final granting decisions will be announced in mid-April of 2019.

Past Recipients