Youth & Amateur Sports Grant Program
and Michael Erin Busch Fund
Non-governmental Maryland-based entities, confirm your entity is in good standing with the State of Maryland. Check here
Read over the Guidelines
Have budget worksheet– either using the template or your own layout- ready for upload. Reminder, this document is used to confirm the amount requested is 30% of the budget.
Be sure to consider how Grant deliverables, ie signage, into your budget, if needed. Per the Grant & Fund Guidelines, Maryland Sports Commission/the Grant & Fund must be recognized. See ‘Being in Compliance’ below/Brand Use Guidelines
If you are a for-profit entity, you will be required to submit a non-profit partner for each event.
Non-profit entities, you will submit your proof of non-profit status when you create your account.
In order to submit the application, contact with a TEAM Maryland member must be made. Each TEAM MD member has a code to they will supply you to complete the application. If you have issues receiving a code, contact the Grant Manager.
Award status will be sent via email. The next steps are to complete required documentation:
- Grant Agreement
- Provide W9 & invoice
Reminder, only 75% of the total Grant Award will be allocated prior to event/receipt of Post Event Report. Exceptions are made for bid fees (this does not include sanctioning fees or fees tied to the number of teams registered). For questions, contact us.
Quick Close Out
Within 45 days of your event wrapping up you are to submit a Post Event Report. Information gathered in the report includes:
- Close out budget for the event
- Copies of receipts, invoices or checks showing how grant funds were used
- Documentation of Maryland Sports Commission representation
- Housing information
- Direct spending impact- see template
Completing this report is required to receive any remaining Funds.