Rays Award $140,000 to Local Nonprofits

The Tampa Bay Rays today awarded a total of $140,000 to 28 local nonprofit organizations through the Rays Baseball Foundation Community Fund Grant Program.

The Rays Community Fund Grant Program provides assistance to local nonprofits in the Tampa Bay region. The $5,000 grant is awarded to help support and enhance current programs offered by community-based nonprofit organizations. To date, the Community Grant Fund Program has awarded more than 236 grants to local charities totaling more than $1.2 million.

"The Rays remain committed to serving our community as a leading corporate citizen by investing in the people who make it such a special place to live," said Rays President Brian Auld. "Our support of respected and innovative charitable organizations across Tampa Bay is making a measurable difference in the lives of young people."

For more information on the Rays Baseball Foundation Community Fund Grant, visit raysbaseball.com/grants.