Public middle and high schools in California that need a boost for their sports programs have until January 15, 2017, to apply for a 2016/2017 California Casualty Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant. The application and information can be found at www.calcasathleticsgrant.com. Qualifying schools can receive up to $3,000.
The grant is named after California Casualty Chairman Emeritus Tom Brown, who believes that teamwork, confidence and sportsmanship are important in developing great students who become productive members of the community.
This year, middle schools are now eligible to apply. Applications are being taken at www.calcasathleticsgrant.com. The deadline for sports programs in need is January 15, 2017, with 2016/2017 recipients announced in April. Applications received after the deadline will be considered for the following year.