World Lacrosse Grant Programs

World Lacrosse is committed to supporting members and emerging members in their efforts to grow the game around the world. World Lacrosse currently offers four different grants that serve this purpose. All of these grants and a brief description of each are listed below. All grants offered by World Lacrosse will be announced alongside a formal offering document. This document will detail the requirements of proposed initiatives, the maximum award, and any additional application requirements. Applicants should use the formal offering document and details listed on this page to guide their application process.

Continental Federation and National Governing Body Development Grants

Application window(s): March 31 – April 30

⦁ CFs and NGBs are eligible to receive grant funding to undertake a grassroots development project or activity that furthers the education of coaches or officials, supports organizational development, or creates measurable programs designed to recruit, train, and retain athletes. Application Details

Emerging Member Support Grants

Application window(s): Rolling

⦁ World Lacrosse encourages organizations that are actively seeking to establish their country as a member of World Lacrosse to apply for the Membership Development Grant. Organizations with a unified group of leaders and a detailed development strategy are eligible to receive funding and organizational support from World Lacrosse. Recipient organizations should be working towards becoming a recognized NGB. Apply here

BCH Youth Development Grants

Application windows: September 1 to October 31 of year prior to desired delivery date.

⦁ The BCH Youth Development Program, named for long time World Lacrosse leaders, Ron Balls, Stan Cockerton, and Tom Hayes, offer support for programs that have an emphasis on recruiting, training, and retaining participants between 4 and 16 years of age. Applicants can request support starting programs, obtaining equipment, educational clinics, and a variety of other areas.  Apply here

BCH grant recipients can find the final program report form here

Instructional Clinic Grants

Application window(s): Rolling

⦁ WL offers clinic support for players, coaches, and officials of all ages, genders, and skill levels. WL can provide funding and guidance for NGBs hosting their own clinics as well as hands-on support from experienced facilitators. Apply here