Community Grants


The Penguins GOALS Foundation will disperse grants to a limited number of local, non-profit organizations at the conclusion of each American Hockey League season. If your non-profit organization would like to be considered as a grant recipient, please make sure your application is submitted before the end of the 2014-15 season.


The Penguins GOALS Foundation makes grants to nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Grants will be awarded to non-profit organizations focusing on the following areas:

  • Physical Well Being: emphasizing participation in physical activities through youth sports and exercise.
  • Hockey: emphasizing the quality of the game of hockey, diversity, special needs and development.
  • Health: emphasizing wellness, providing funding for treatment, and helping kids develop healthy lifestyles
  • Life Skills: teaching teamwork as a life skill
  • Education: creating new programs and methods to encourage kids to value education.

Exclusions – The Penguins GOALS Foundation does not support the following:

  • Non tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations
  • Individuals
  • Fundraising events, sponsorships
  • Capital and endowment campaigns
  • Organizations that advocate religious beliefs or restrict participation on the basis of religion
  • Amateur or school sports teams
  • Multi-year pledge requests
  • General operating costs, staff salaries, travel expenses or political campaigns
  • Recreational group outings or trips

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