The Justin J. Watt Foundation is dedicated to providing after-school opportunities for middle school-aged children throughout the U.S. to become involved in athletics so that they may learn the character traits of accountability, teamwork, leadership, work ethic, and perseverance while in a safe and supervised environment with their peers. Funding for uniforms and/or equipment is provided to approved schools that have an after-school athletic program for 6th to 8th graders and where over 60% of students are eligible for the Free/Reduced Lunch program. Schools must provide a secure place to store uniforms and equipment, as well as staff, transportation, and space for the after-school program.
Eligibility: Must have planned/established after school sports program in the U.S., meeting between 3:00-5:30, for kids in 6th – 8th grades.
Award: Awards vary.
Deadline: Requests for winter sports (basketball, wrestling, and volleyball) may be submitted in August, September, and October of each year.
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