Grants will be evaluated as they relate to the US Lacrosse Mission and including but not limited to the criteria below:
- The number of people, players, coaches, parents, and others that the grant would directly affect
- The affect that the grant would have on the growth of the sport in the areas serviced by the Eastern Mass. Chapter of US Lacrosse
- The direct applicability of improved safety to players as it reflects to this program/event/activity
- The effect of the proposed program/activity/event on “inclusion” in the sport of lacrosse to be defined as but not limited to the inclusion of racial, economic, and physically challenged groups/members/participants
- The role of the entity and/or other associated organizations in the overall financial support of the program/activity/event
The membership of the Applicant Organization and or the requirement for its member to be a member of US Lacrosse is a strong factor when evaluating a grant request if is “not” a requirement.The Eastern Mass. Chapter of US Lacrosse asks all Applicant Organizations to understand that its primary mission is to serve the needs and requirements of its “constituent organizations” that understand the value of US Lacrosse and participate as members.“Non-Constituent” Applicant Organizations must have a strong proposition consistent with US Lacrosse’s overall Mission and must be open to discussion about becoming and or aligning with US Lacrosse in the future.
Grant Maximums: Grants will be provided based on the grant request amount, merits of grant request against Chapter evaluation criterion and the financial availability of the Chapter within the following financial guidelines: Constituent Requests – Up a maximum of $5,000.00; Non-Constituent Requests – Up to a maximum of $2,500.00