Financial Assistance

Baseball Assistance Team (B.A.T.) 

The Baseball Assistance Team, Inc. (B.A.T.) is a charitable organization that has been in existence since 1986. The mission of the organization is to serve as a short-term bridge for members of the Baseball Family who are in need of financial, medical or psychological assistance.

All assistance provided by B.A.T. is done on a confidential basis through grants as a means to help people get back on their feet and become self-sufficient. To apply for a grant and learn more, please visit or call (212) 931-7822. All requests are reviewed on a monthly basis.

B.A.T.'s Services

United States Government Assistance

Everyone needs some help from time to time. If you are looking for help managing basic needs, including affordable housing, food assistance, unemployment benefits, student financial aid, etc., you can visit to see if you qualify. You can also call toll-free at 1-844-USA-GOV1 (1-844-872-4681).

Canadian Government Assistance

The Government of Canada, provincial governments and territorial governments all provide financial assistance to help to manage basic needs. To find out if you are eligible for assistance from the federal, provincial or territorial government, visit You can also visit to find helpful resources on financial management, family affairs, healthcare, etc.

Financial Literacy

The financial literacy section provides information and resources to aid your financial growth and development. Below you can find links to Capital One’s financial education resources.

Learn and Grow

Capital One Learn and Grow site offers financial advice that empowers people to learn, grow and focus on what matters most. Click here to be directed to Capital One’s Learn and Grow site.

The Money & Life Program by Capital One

The Money & Life Program helps you plan out your goals in life—and think through how your financial behaviors connect to those goals. Click here to learn more about Capital One’s Money & Life Program and to check out all the ways you can work towards achieving your financial well-being.

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