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EQUIPMENT GRANTS

 

Lighthouse lacrosse is dedicated to....

 

Mission:  To utilize Lacrosse as a tool to develop positive life skills and encourage academic achievement in youth, particularly children who would otherwise not be exposed to the sport.

Objective:  Working with the Police Athletic League and Duval County Public Schools, the Lighthouse Lacrosse Foundation will help provide the resources to expand lacrosse to core city neighborhoods as well as Jacksonville Middle and High Schools.  Our objective will be to provide BOTH lacrosse instruction and life skills enrichment to youth from diverse populations.

About our Grant Program:  The Lighthouse Lacrosse Foundation has instituted a grant program to supplement the fundraising efforts of lacrosse programs in Duval County. 

Congratulations to the recipients of the first round of grants from Lighthouse Lacrosse. Grants were awarded to 5 high schools (Paxon, Sandalwood, Mandarin, Lee, and Stanton), Ft. Caroline Middle School and the Police Athletic League.

Grant Winners:

2008 Lee High School
2008 No Photo June 2008 - Another grant was awarded to Mayport Lacrosse. As a new program in the Mayport Middle School area, they were granted 25 boys sticks and 20 girls sticks.
2008 JaxLax donates $3000 worth of equipment to Potters House Christian Academy.
     

Please download and complete the questionnaire regarding your organization’s lacrosse program and then mail and email to: burnsos1@comcast.net

Randy Evans
Lighthouse Lacrosse
1894 Edgewood Ave. S.
Jacksonville, FL 32205
(904) 388-1977 hm
(904) 607-7290 cell

Equipment Grant Policy

“Working with the Police Athletic League and the Duval County Public Schools, the Lighthouse Lacrosse Foundation will help provide the resources to expand lacrosse to core city neighborhoods as well as Jacksonville middle and high schools.”

Our Objective:

In furtherance of our mission to provide the resources necessary to expand lacrosse to core city neighborhoods and Jacksonville area schools, we have developed this Equipment Grant Policy to provide a mechanism for other non-profit organizations and certain Jacksonville area public middle and high schools to obtain lacrosse equipment. 

The following is a summary of Lighthouse Lacrosse Foundation’s Equipment Grant Policy.

Types of Grants:

The types of equipment grants available under this policy are as follows:

  • New Start Equipment Grants: New Start Equipment Grants shall consist of up to: (i) two goals; (ii) two sets of full protective equipment for goalies; (iii) twenty sets of equipment for players (includes sticks, eye protection, helmets, gloves, pads and mouth guards) and (iv) any other related items that the Equipment Grant Committee deems to be appropriate for the particular grant recipient; and
  • Matching Equipment Grants:  Matching Equipment Grants shall consist of up to ½ of the equipment to be purchased by the recipient for its own account. 

Eligible Recipients:

The following entities are eligible for “New Start Equipment Grants”:

  • Non-profit organizations, such as the Police Athletic League, who are committed to developing a forum where Jacksonville area teens can learn and play the sport of lacrosse and such non-profit organization is within its first three years of developing a lacrosse program; and
  • Jacksonville areas public middle and high schools within its first three years of developing a lacrosse program at the school.
    The following entities are eligible for “Matching Equipment Grants”:
  • Non-profit organizations, such as the Police Athletic League, who are committed to developing a forum where Jacksonville area teens can learn and play the sport of lacrosse; and
  • Jacksonville areas public middle and high schools with established and on-going lacrosse programs.

Grant Procedure:

Application:

We are currently accepting applications for January 2009.

Please download and complete the questionnaire regarding your organization’s lacrosse program and then mail and email to: burnsos1@comcast.net

Randy Evans
Lighthouse Lacrosse
1894 Edgewood Ave. S.
Jacksonville, FL 32205
(904) 388-1977 hm
(904) 607-7290 cell

     
 
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Lighthouse Lacrosse is a non-profit organization created to broaden the exposure of lacrosse in the Jacksonville market and to utilize the game as a tool to encourage positive life choices and academic achievement in youth of all economic, ethnic, religious and racial backgrounds. Click HERE for more details of the status of Lighthouse Lacrosse.
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