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Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame accepting applications for Amateur Sports Development Fund

Feb 1, 2016 | Sports Scene

The Board of Directors of the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame accepting applications for funding from its Amateur Sports Development Fund. The deadline to submit an application for funding is May 9, and applications can be accessed at the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame website at www.buffalosportshallfame.com

The fund has been assisting Western New York amateur athletic groups since 1993. It was originally set up to assist the World University Games, however over the past 20-plus years, over 130 individuals and organizations have benefited from the fund with the total amount distributed over $100,000. Money is awarded to amateur athletes, teams and organizations seeking financial assistance to foster the pursuit of a higher level of athletic achievement.

The committee will only grant monies for purposes other than supplementing an organization’s normal operating budget, and awards can be granted for repeat applications from athletes, teams or organizations provided the purpose for the request is not the same as the prior award.   

For questions about the application or applying, please contact Mike Buczkowski at gb********@gm***.com.


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