Balls – Cockerton – Hayes
World Lacrosse Development Program
World Lacrosse is pleased to present the Balls/Cockerton/Hayes (BCH) World Lacrosse Youth Development Program, named for Ron Balls, Stan Cockerton and Tom Hayes (on right).
BCH World Lacrosse Youth Development Grants
The BCH World Lacrosse Youth Development Grants will be primarily for Youth Development Programs covering the age range of 4 – 16 years old and at the discretion of the World Lacrosse Development Committee. The grants are available to World Lacrosse Members, Emerging Members and the World Lacrosse Development Committee, up to a maximum of $10,000 USD, based on the number of successful applications.
Applications May Be Submitted For:
- New Start Programs
- Enhancements to existing programs
- Expansion of existing programs
- Intern placement
- Matching Grants (e.g. 50:50 with a partnering organization)
- Development Committee Youth Camps
- Multiple-year programs
- Local capacity building
- Matching funds
- Full and complete proposal
Deadlines & Information
Submissions may be made at any time however to allow for budgetary planning submission for the following year should be made by 31st October of the preceding year (e.g. for January 2018, application submitted by 31st October 2017).
Deadline for evaluation
Submission of the evaluation report is expected within 30 days of the completion of the approved program. (Evaluation Report Template below)
World Lacrosse Branding
It is expected that Clinics / Events etc. will display World Lacrosse branding, including BCH World Lacrosse Youth Development Program logo and World Lacrosse Logo.
Applications will be sent to the Development Committee Chair, who will consult with Committee Members, and make a recommendation to the World Lacrosse Director of Development. The intent will be to complete this within 21 days of receipt, accepting that the program may not be scheduled to commence for some time. The expectation is that grant approval will be communicated to the applicants by November 30th, funds to be awarded, in full or in part, the following year.
Application for Download
Download, complete and send to Rick Mercurio using the form below.