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Opportunities: Community Organizations and Events Sponsorships and Donations and Sports Team Leagues Sponsorships and Donations; Funding Focus: Environment, physical activity, children, youth;Geographic Focus: National (communities must be close to a Dick’s Sporting Goods location);Eligibility: 501(c)(3) nonprofits, youth sports teams and leagues, youth outdoor programs, athletes and outdoors enthusiasts;Funding: Multiple awards; Deadline: None.Purpose: The sporting goods chain believes sports contribute to a better world and that people who take part in sports will learn essential life skills like leadership, discipline and integrity. The company supports programs that inspire and enable sports participation.

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