The Annual Funding Request Form should be completed to request monetary assistance. Each year, Nick's Kids holds a Giveaway Luncheon in August. During this luncheon a majority of funds for the fiscal year will be distributed. The deadline for the Annual Funding Request Form to be considered for the 2023 Giveaway Luncheon is May 1, 2023. Requests received after May 1, 2023 will be considered in the 2024 Giveaway Luncheon.
Organizations that apply for Annual Funding for the 2023 Giveaway Luncheon will be notified by June 30, 2023 of the status of the request.
Due to NCAA Compliance Regulations, the Nick’s Kids Foundation can only make donations to non-athletically related bona fide youth organizations. Donation requests must be made in conjunction with the requesting organization’s regular fundraising activities. Donations received from the Nick’s Kids Foundation cannot be earmarked or used for (a) the benefit of a prospective student-athlete, or (b) the purpose of contributing to a boys’ basketball program. A prospective student-athlete is a student who has started classes for the ninth grade.
NCAA Regulations also prohibit the Nick’s Kids Foundation from donating items or memorabilia that will be used (a) in fundraising events for any high school organization, (b) in a high school fundraising event that will benefit a charity or educational project, (c) to benefit any high school or prospective student-athlete, or (d) to benefit, or for the purpose of contributing to, a boys’ basketball program. High school is defined as grades nine through twelve.