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How a town of less than 4,000 people helped their local wrestling club win $2,500

Brought to you by the Liberty Mutual Insurance Responsible Sports program.

The Liberty Mutual Insurance Responsible Sports Community Grants program can help you earn $2,500. And you may be surprised at just how easy – and exciting – it can be to earn your own Community Grant.

Get To Know Past Winners. And Get Inspired…

Each youth sports organization and school program is different. But as a good coach and parent you know you can always pick up a lot of helpful tips and techniques by studying past winners.

Ocilla Wrestling Club, a team of less than 100 members successfully earned a Grant in the Fall 2012 season.Their team rallied all of their athlete’s parents and used their Facebook page to get the word out to family, friends and neighbors in the community. The Facebook posts and messages served as a reminder for everyone to participate andhelped rally others to do the same. In addition, they posted fliers around town and setup booths at wrestling tournaments and other local events to create awareness within their community of less than 4,000 people.

To keep the momentum going in the final weeks, Ocilla Wrestling Club used the leaderboard as a way to motivate the rest of their community to participate. In the end, they came out on top and proved to the entire wrestling community that with a little hard work and determination it is possible for anyone to be successful in this program.

Get a closer look at past Community Grant winners by viewing the Community Grant winner profiles.

Tools Used By Past Winners: Tell-A-Friend

The Tell-A-Friend Tool is a free and easy-to-use email tool that helps you spread awareness about your Responsible Sports Community Grant effort. All you have to do is enter your contacts. Then sit back and let us handle the heavy lifting.

Each of your entered contacts will receive a one-time, personalized email from you, urging them to help you and your youth sports organization earn a $2,500 Community Grant. You and everyone in your organization can also rest assured that no recipient data is collected, and no future emails will be sent – unless you or another user enter the address into the input form.

And as you are looking for helpful tools to help your grant effort don’t forget to check out the Community Grant Toolkit!

Get Started And Become One Of Our Winners

Whatever it takes to make sure all the pieces of the youth sports puzzle come together for you and your child are bigger, better and easier than ever before! Get started today!
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