PURCELLVILLE, VA. December 18, 2018— The Purcellville Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is now accepting applications from local organizations for the annual Sports League Funding grant program. The due date for applications is Thursday, January 31, 2019 by 5 p.m., and eligible organizations can now apply online. To be eligible for funding, applicant organizations must serve the Town of Purcellville area, the majority of players must be citizens of the Town of Purcellville, and a letter to the Town from the IRS confirming the organization’s tax exempt status must be provided. Priority consideration will be given to sports teams from Purcellville that have an open participation policy where all players are allowed to play regardless of skill level.
Last year, 7 organizations received funds to support their programs, including the American Legion Post 293 Shooting Club, Catoctin Basketball Club, Greater Loudoun Babe Ruth, LoCo Motion, Northern Virginia Athletic Club, Western Loudoun Volleyball Club and Western Loudoun Wrestling.
The Town of Purcellville has $5,200 allocated in the FY 2019 budget for these grants. Qualifying organizations may apply using the new online application on the Town’s website at https://www.purcellvilleva.gov/875/Purcellville-Sports-Grant.