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  • Tue., Feb. 13, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST Cheerleader Prep Clinics The 2018 Cheerleader prep clinics will allow you to get a leg up on the competition. You will get to know our current squad, our dance/stunt styles, and some tips for how to have a successful audition. You will leave these classes feeling more prepared and confident for the approaching auditions.
  • Sat., Mar. 03, 2018 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM EST Cheerleader Tryouts Become a member of the best cheerleading program in the NFL! Tryouts for the 2018 Baltimore Ravens Cheerleading Squad will be held the weekend of March 3rd at the Merritt Club Downtown.
  • Sat., Mar. 10, 2018 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM EST Playmaker Tryouts The Playmakers are the Ravens promotional team that travels around Baltimore on the days leading up to Ravens home games. At each event they attend, they give out free gifts and tickets to Ravens fans, getting them excited for the upcoming game. Become a member and help get Baltimore ready for gameday!
  • Sat., Mar. 24, 2018 8:45 AM - 3:00 PM EDT Marching Band Tryouts Come join us and become part of the best marching band in the NFL! Baltimore's Marching Ravens are committed to bringing quality musical entertainment and a "traditional football atmosphere" to all Ravens home games. Comprised of more than 150 musicians and equipment crew, Baltimore's Marching Ravens is the largest musical organization associated with the NFL.
  • Thu., Apr. 26, 2018 8:00 PM EDT NFL Draft Follow the Baltimore Ravens through the 2018 NFL Draft.
  • Thu., May. 31, 2018 5:00 PM EDT Beach Bash Flock to the Beach with the Ravens for our annual Ravens Beach Bash presented by Miller Lite.

Ravens Foundation

Youth Football Grants

Is your team in need of jerseys, cleats, footballs or other accessories for the 2017 season? Well, you are in luck!

Over the last seven years, the Ravens Foundation, Inc., with the support of Under Armour, has provided apparel grants to over 100 qualifying nonprofit youth football teams through the Ravens Youth Football Grant – and even more grants will be awarded this year to outfit squads throughout the area!

Youth tackle football and flag football teams in Maryland are eligible to apply for an apparel grant containing over $1,000 in Under Armour jerseys, cleats or accessories.

2017 RAVENS YOUTH FOOTBALL GRANT CALENDAR
March 2017 – April 2017 Applications Accepted
May 2017 Grant Awards Announcement
August 2017 Apparel Distribution

2017 Ravens Youth Football Grant Recipients:

  • Baltimore Stallions Academic and Sports Program
  • Baltimore Terrapins Youth Football & Cheer
  • Benjamin Franklin High School
  • Brooklyn Park Broncos
  • Caesar Rodney High School
  • Cumberland Valley Midget Football Association
  • East Baltimore United Bills Youth Football and Cheerleading, Inc.
  • FCA Bucks
  • Frederick Steelers
  • Gettysburg Area High School & Middle School Football
  • Indian River High School
  • Milford High School Football
  • Northwest Bulldogs Football
  • Northwood Football League, Inc.
  • Oldtown Gators
  • Peninsula Athletic League
  • South Baltimore Bulldogs
  • South Caroline Mustangs

If you have any questions about the grant, please email RavensRISE@ravens.nfl.net.

Visit BaltimoreRavens.com/RISE for more information on the following RISE programs:

  • RISE Team Mom of the Year
  • Player on the RISE
  • Teams on the RISE

Ravens PLAY 60 Grant

The Ravens Foundation, Inc. is committed to improving, encouraging and enabling the healthy development of youth in the Baltimore area, as well as other parts of the state of Maryland. For the 11th-consecutive year, the Foundation is executing the Ravens PLAY 60 Grant, which provides funding of up to $5,000 to qualifying nonprofit organizations that create and/or continue programs or projects promoting physical fitness and nutrition education.

The grant program continues the Foundation’s commitment to increasing physical activity among area youth and seeks to encourage healthy youth activities. The Ravens will consider funding requests that meet the following criteria:

  • Organizations that submit requests must be a 501(c)(3) organization.
  • Programs or projects must be directed at youth (5-18) and must promote physical fitness and/or nutrition education.
  • Nonprofits must illustrate a programming component with measurable goals in order to be considered. Through the Ravens PLAY 60 Grant, the Foundation will not consider funding for the construction of buildings/fields/etc.
  • Programs or projects must take place in Maryland.
  • All applications MUST be submitted via hard copy mail. Application contact will be notified via email once the application has been received.
2017 RAVENS PLAY 60 GRANT PROJECT CALENDAR
April 1, 2017 – May 31, 2017 Applications Accepted
June 2017 Grant Decisions
July 28, 2017 Ravens Foundation Grant Awards Announcement
August 1, 2017 – July 31, 2018 Project Implementation

The following are examples of grants made through this project from 2014-2016:

The McKim Community Association’s track and field program, which introduces children in Baltimore’s Jonestown and Pleasant View Gardens neighborhoods to 60 minutes of physical activity per day, as well as providing academic enrichment over the summer break; the Baltimore Rowing Club, which consistently increases youth participation and maintains 95 percent attendance rates; UMAR Boxing program, serving the Druid Heights neighborhood, which has aligned progress in the classroom with that in the boxing ring through their motto: "No hooks before books!"

Through this grant program, over $1,000,000+ has been distributed to area nonprofits over the last 10 years, funding 207 programs and impacting more than 25,000 Baltimore-area youth.

2017 Ravens PLAY 60 Grant Recipients:

  • 10:12 Sports
  • Annapolis Recreation and Parks
  • Baltimore Area Special Hockey
  • Baltimore City Recreation and Parks
  • Baltimore Community Rowing
  • Baltimore County Public Schools-Allied Sports Program
  • Baltimore SquashWise, Inc.
  • Boys and Girls Club of Cecil County
  • Boys and Girls Club of Harford County
  • Charm City Youth Lacrosse
  • Friends of Patterson Park
  • Girls on the Run of Central Maryland
  • Girls on the Run of the Greater Chesapeake, Inc.
  • Horizon Day Camp
  • iCARRe Foundation
  • Kids Enjoy Exercise Now (KEEN)
  • KIPP Baltmore Inc.
  • Lutherville Timonium Rec Council - Soccer
  • Maryland Agricultural Resource Council
  • Maryland Community Health Initiatives
  • Mount Lebanon
  • Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital (MWPH)
  • Springboard To Opportunities
  • St. Francis Neighborhood Center
  • Team Captain Kids Foundation
  • Umar Boxing Program, Inc.
  • University of MD St. Joseph's Medical Center

Baltimore Ravens Scholarship Program

Five (5) $5,000 scholarships (renewable)

The Baltimore Ravens established this scholarship program to enable local youth to continue their education on a collegiate level. The team has a long-standing history of service to local communities, and this fund will support those who do the same. In addition, this renewable scholarship will be based on financial need and academic achievement. The $5,000 scholarship is renewable, and open to high school seniors who attend Baltimore City, Baltimore County or Carroll County public high schools. Applicants must also be U.S. citizens or permanent residents.

For more information on the Ravens Scholarship and to submit your application, please visit the CollegeBound Foundation’s website at  https://mycbf.awardspring.com/Home/ScholarshipDetails/3398.

2017 Ravens Scholars

  • Olabisi Ayodele, Western School of Technology and Enviornmental Science
  • Jordan Davis, Randallstown High School
  • Numbi Lutebula, Baltimore Polytechnic Institute
  • Jacqueline Ndayizeye, SEED School of Maryland
  • Amy Zhang, Baltimore Polytechnic Institute

Official Baltimore Ravens License Plates Are Here!

The Baltimore Ravens have announced the release of the official Ravens license plate, offered by the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration. More than 3,000 plates are currently on the street, resulting in a $120,000 donation to the team foundation.

The Ravens Foundation (RF) is the team's charitable arm committed to encouraging and enabling the healthy development of youth in Baltimore and other parts of Maryland. Recent foundation projects include the renovation of the football stadium at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and the playground at Collington Square School in north Baltimore City. In July, the foundation also distributed $100,000 in grants to area nonprofits to increase youth physical activity and nutrition education. Ravens license plates cost $55, which includes the $25 MVA fee and a $30 tax-deductible gift to the Ravens Foundation.

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Among the Baltimore Ravens' current charitable partners:

Reading Partners Baltimore: Reading Partners places community volunteers in low-income schools to help kids master basic reading. By partnering with Baltimore community members and leaders from local school districts, government, corporations, community organizations, universities, churches, and more, Reading Partners is mobilizing the people who care about Baltimore’s children to give back to local schools in a meaningful way. The ultimate goal is a future where every child in Baltimore has the support they need to become strong readers and lifelong learners.

Bridges – Bridges is an academic and cultural enrichment program for Baltimore City youth that enables long-term student success inside and outside of school. Baltimore City students enter either Bridges at St. Paul’s School or Bridges at Gilman as early as the summer after third grade and stay involved in programming (various summer, school time and mentoring opportunities) through the end of high school.

Playworks Maryland - The mission of Playworks is to improve the health and well-being of children by increasing opportunities for physical activity and safe, meaningful play. The 2014-15 school year marks the 10th year of Playworks in Maryland, with the program expanding to 24 Baltimore-area schools, providing approximately 11,000 students with the opportunity to engage in healthy, inclusive play and physical activity each school day.

Athletes Serving Athletes - The organization’s mission is to empower athletes living with disabilities to train and compete in mainstream running and triathlon events. Athletes Serving Athletes (ASA) uses athletic activity as a catalyst for personal development – improving physical fitness, increasing self-esteem and empowering challenged youth to meet their highest potential. ASA’s WingMan program allows able-bodied volunteers to lend their hearts and legs by participating alongside ASA athletes in all training sessions and racing events. The organization’s reach extends from Baltimore City throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, offering mentoring, training and competitive opportunities.

Sisters Circle - A comprehensive, relationship-based program designed to mentor disadvantaged girls in Baltimore during their challenging transition to middle school, throughout college and into college.

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