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Miami Marlins Equipment Grant

Baseball and softball equipment can be costly. We are here to offer resources to help kids play.

As part of the Miami Marlins Youth Baseball Initiative, youth sports organizations with baseball, softball and tee ball leagues will receive official Marlins branded balls. Organizations are eligible to request a dozen balls per registered team in their program.

Available balls include: Baseballs, Softballs, Tee Balls (RIF). Donated balls are intended for on-field play.

  • Youth sports organization must be a registered 501c3 located in Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe or Palm Beach County.
  • Youth sports organization must have a league currently underway or beginning within 60 days of submission.
  • Youth sports organization will be eligible to submit one request per calendar year.

Requests are accepted on a rolling basis and are fulfilled first come, first served, while supplies last.

Limited quantities available.

Applicants will be notified on the status of their request within 4 weeks of submission.

For more information, please contact:

Jamal Knibbs
Manager, Youth Baseball

Baseball Tomorrow Fund

The mission of the Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF) is to promote and enhance the growth of youth participation in baseball and softball throughout the world. BTF funds programs, fields, coaches training, uniforms, equipment and other selected program expenses.

In addition, BTF provides educational support to grant recipients and applicants, to help organizations become self-sufficient and more effective.

Good Sports

Good Sports gives all kids the lifelong benefits of sport and physical activity by providing new equipment, apparel and footwear to those most in need.

Through the generous support from a variety of funders, equipment manufacturers and distributors, Good Sports is able to provide a diverse range of sporting equipment, footwear and apparel to many different community organizations on a year-round basis. 

Pitch in for Baseball

In 2005, Pitch In For Baseball (PIFB) was created with the purpose of collecting new and gently used equipment to redistribute to children from around the globe.

Over the past 12+ years, PIFB has expanded programming and partners helping more than 700,000 boys and girls get on the field in every state in the U.S. and over 90 countries internationally.