LACF Invites Applications for Youth Sports Grants

(LACF News) – The Los Alamos Community Foundation is now accepting grant applications requesting up to $1,200 to fund youth sports activities in Los Alamos County.  

Organizations are invited to apply for funding for projects that build leadership skills in youth through achievement in competitive team sports. Youth served by the program must be located in Los Alamos County and/or attend Los Alamos public schools and be between the ages of 5-18 years old. 

This grant is funded by the Los Alamos Community Youth Sports Endowment established by Paul and Jill Cook to benefit youth sports in Los Alamos. Endowment earnings from the fund are directed to organizations that serve youth sports in the community through an annual competitive grant process. The public is invited to contribute to the fund, to help grow the impact it is able to have on our youth. 

The grant application cycle opens Monday, March 29 at 9:00am and closes Friday, April 30 at 5:00pm.  Grant recipients will be selected and notified by late May. 

Nonprofits interested in applying are welcome to attend either of the following optional information sessions:  Friday, March 19 at 9:00am, and Thursday, March 25 at 3:30pm.  To attend either session, register here:  A zoom link will be provided. 

More information can be found at

About the Los Alamos Community Foundation: Established in 2015, the focus of the Los Alamos Community Foundation is to improve the quality of life in our community by inspiring, facilitating and supporting enduring philanthropy, and building the capacity and success of our local nonprofit organizations. The Los Alamos Community Foundation currently stewards eleven local endowed funds and has total assets of more than $800,000. For more information about the Los Alamos Community Foundation, visit