Modell's is proud to be a member of your community. Throughout our history, we have been focused on programs that support families, youth, education, and physical activity. We view each customer as our neighbor and strive to:
- Improve the quality of life for our communities
- Make sports accessible to everyone
- Get kids more physically active
- Have real, positive, and measurable impact
: U.S. applicants must be tax-exempt, nonprofit organizations as defined under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or a unit of government if the contribution is solely for charitable or public purposes. We also focus our corporate giving to communities where Modell's has a local retail presence.
How to Apply
: Modell’s Sporting Goods encourages organizations to apply for either a sponsorship request or a charitable giving request.
Donation Requests: If your organization is seeking assistance in the form of a donation to help support an event or a particular initiative that aligns with Modell’s Sporting Goods community orientated ideals then please click the following button to apply. Donations
Sponsorship Requests: These are reserved for organizations
seeking financial assistance from Modell’s Sporting Goods in exchange for marketable assets, directly linked to an event and or organization initiative. If this is the opportunity that your organization is seeking please continue through to our sponsorship application page by clicking on the following button.
Due to the high volume of both sponsorship and corporate giving inquiries we receive, please submit any request at least (8) weeks prior to the commencement of initiative. Upon receiving your request Modell’s Sporting Goods will confirm receipt, review the application, and notify you of a decision at least (3) weeks prior to the event or matter at the heart of request.
Modell's will not support organizations that discriminate against a person or a group on the basis of age, political affiliation, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.
Modell's corporate giving philosophy does not include donations to:
About Modell’s Giving Programs
- Individuals (Scholarships, stipends, fellowships, personal assistance)
- For-profit ventures
- Religious groups for religious purposes
- Capital campaigns, endowment funds or memorials
- Lobbying, political or fraternal activities
- Individual study, research or travel grants
: Modell's has made charitable giving a top priority. Through the Team Weeks program Modell's provides non-profit groups with direct support as well as unique fundraising opportunities.
Our Team Week program provides organizations with the opportunity to shop and save at any of our locations, including Modells.com.
Team Weeks also provides organizations the ability to earn 5% back on purchases. In the past five years Modell’s Sporting Goods has given back over $2.5 million dollars directly through the Team Week program.
Not a member of the Team Weeks program? Click here to apply.