Friday, April 5, 2013

MN Lynx Foundation Accepting Applications for 2013 Monthly Grants

MINNEAPOLIS/ST. PAUL – The Minnesota Lynx Foundation today announced that it will be accepting applications from non-profit organizations for grants for the upcoming 2013 WNBA season. The application process will be open until April 30, 2013. Go to the lynx website to download an application.

“Grants provided by the Minnesota Lynx Foundation are a phenomenal opportunity for our organization to give back to the community,” said Timberwolves and Lynx President Chris Wright. “The Twin Cities community has always done an exceptional job supporting our organization, and these grants are a great way to assist local organizations in fulfilling their missions.”

During the 2013 WNBA season, the Minnesota Lynx will give out $28,000 spread between eight separate grants to organizations which focus on a specific area of charity. Four of the eight grants, totaling $20,000, will be given from the Minnesota Lynx Foundation to fund breast cancer research and support programs throughout the state of Minnesota. The remaining four grants ($8,000) will be donated from the Minnesota Lynx and the FastBreak Foundation to support hands-on programs which positively impact Minnesota youth.