Balls – Cockerton – Hayes
FIL Youth Lacrosse Development Program
The Federation of International Lacrosse is pleased to present the Balls/Cockerton/Hayes (BCH) FIL Youth Development Program, named for Ron Balls, Stan Cockerton and Tom Hayes (on right).
BCH FIL Youth Lacrosse Development Grants
The BCH FIL Youth Lacrosse Development Grants will be primarily for Youth Development Programs covering the age range of 4 – 16 years old and at the discretion of the FIL Development Committee. The grants are available to FIL Members, Emerging Members and the FIL 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
Applications for 2017 may be submitted immediately, and will be processed within 21 days.
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)
It is expected that Clinics / Events etc. will display FIL branding, including BCH FIL Youth Lacrosse Development Program logo and FIL Logo.
Applications will be sent to the Development Committee Chair, who will consult with Committee Members, and make a recommendation to the FIL 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 email to Rick Mercurio (Rick’s contact info is provided in the application).
Evaluation Report Template
The template to be used for submitting evaluations within 30 days after completion of the approved program.