The Rays are proud to offer local non-profit organizations different ways to generate awareness for their organization and cause as well as provide opportunities to raise funds.
Non-profit organizations in the Tampa Bay area may submit a grant application to the Rays Baseball Foundation during one of the two grant cycles scheduled for 2013. Grants of up to $5,000 are awarded through this program. Get grant information »
The group sale fundraising program allows non-profit organizations the opportunity to sell group tickets to generate funds for their programs. For more information, please call the Group Sales Department at 727-825-3406.
The Rays are pleased to provide an in-kind donation item for non-profit organizations holding a fundraising event that will include a silent auction or raffle. Get request guidelines and instructions »
The official concessionaire of Tropicana Field, Centerplate, operates a program for non-profit organizations to volunteer during the season at concession stands to raise money for their community projects. For more information, please call George Middaugh at 727-825-3384 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Tampa Bay Times FUND YOUR DRIVE Game Day Program gives your group an opportunity to raise money by selling the Tampa Bay Times at Tropicana Field before a Tampa Bay Rays Game. Your group buys the newspapers for just $0.10 on weekdays and $0.25 on Sundays and then sells them to fans as they pass through the gates at Tropicana Field. Your group receives a minimum of $0.90 profit from each sale. Your team members also receive admission tickets for the game on the day of your fundraising event. Please e-mail email@example.com for more information.
To request a monetary sponsorship for a fundraising event, please submit the request by mail to the Tampa Bay Rays, Attn: Community Relations, One Tropicana Drive, St. Petersburg, FL 33705. Requests are reviewed monthly.
*Please note that solicitation for donations on Tropicana Field property including parking lots is prohibited at all times.
The Rays Community Corner helps local non-profit organizations raise awareness for their causes. Throughout the season, Rays Community Corner is host to a variety of local groups who are given the opportunity to share their mission with dedicated Rays fans.