Vancouver Canadians Announce "The Change-Up Project"

October 2, 2019


Each year, the Vancouver Canadians Baseball Foundation in cooperation with The Cape Group will award two (2) baseball organizations within the Greater Vancouver District with a grant of $50,000 to refurbish the facility that they utilize within their community for amateur baseball.

Applicants must meet a number of criteria in order to be eligible for consideration. Please read the guidelines below to ensure your project meets the necessary criteria:

 

a) Self-development of youth increasing the access to the sport of baseball

b) Developing life skills of all those who have access to the facility

c) Facility upgrades to allow for inclusion of all youth to utilize the space regardless of ability

 

The Change Up Project proposals may include, but are not limited to:

a) The building of new infrastruture benefitting the league and local community

b) Improving existing spaces to increase programming capacity, overall usage, safety, accessibility and inclusiveness for all participants.

More information and the application can be found on the Vancouver Canadians "The Change-Up" website here https://www.milb.com/vancouver/ballpark/the-change-up-project


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