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Browns Give Back Frequently Asked Questions

Browns Give Back Frequently Asked Questions

HOW DO I REACH THE COMMUNITY RELATIONS DEPARTMENT?
The direct line to the Community Relations Department is 440-891-5000

WHAT IS THE BROWNS COMMUNITY FAX NUMBER?
The fax line for the Community Relations Department is 440-891-7529

ONCE I SUBMIT MY REQUEST, WILL I HEAR BACK REGARDLESS?
Browns Give Back will contact you either way regarding all in-kind and sponsorship/financial donations. We will respond to the grant letter of inquiries (LOI) if the program and/or organization fits within the Foundation's strategic focus areas and approach.

WHAT IS THE TURNAROUND TIME FOR IN-KIND AND SPONSORSHIP/FINANCIAL REQUESTS?
4-6 weeks

IF I SPECIFY WHAT I WANT DONATED IN MY REQUEST, WILL I GET IT?
You are not guaranteed the item you requested.

HOW DO I REQUEST A PLAYER OR COACH TO ATTEND MY EVENT?
All requests must be submitted in writing. Procedures and guidelines can be found here.

DO YOU DONATE TICKETS TO FUNDRAISERS?
No, we do not donate tickets for auctions.

HOW CAN I HAVE THE BROWNS MASCOT COME TO MY EVENT?
Click here to request a visit from Chomps!

ARE THERE DEADLINES FOR SUBMITTING GRANT LETTERS OF INQUIRY?
There are no deadlines for submitting letters of inquiry. Letters are accepted on an ongoing basis.

HOW OFTEN MAY OUR ORGANIZATION SUBMIT A GRANT LETTER OF INQUIRY?
An organization may submit a letter of inquiry once per year.

MAY WE EMAIL OUR GRANT LETTER OF INQUIRY TO YOU?
At this time, the Foundation does not receive letters of inquiry via email. Procedures and guidelines for grants can be found here.

HOW LONG BEFORE WE HEAR BACK FROM THE FOUNDATION AFTER MAILING OUR LETTER OF INQUIRY?
Grant letters of inquiry will be reviewed by program staff. If the program and/or organization fits within the Foundation's strategic focus areas and approach, you will be contacted to set up a meeting to discuss the organization further. Letters of inquiry are kept on file for one year.

HOW DO I RECEIVE AN INVITATION TO APPLY TO THE CLEVELAND BROWNS FOUNDATION?
All grant inquiries and applications for funding are by invitation only. Regretfully, the Foundation is unable to respond to unsolicited requests.

WHERE CAN I FIND MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE BROWNS FOUNDATION?
Information on the Cleveland Browns Foundation can be found here.

HOW DO I APPLY FOR THE BROWNS' TICKETS FOR KIDS PROGRAM?
Northeast Ohio charitable organizations focused on education and youth development that are interested in applying for the Tickets for Kids program will need to fill out an application every year. Your organization will need to provide its tax ID number to verify your 501(c)(3) nonprofit status when applying. For those interested in more information on how to register for the program, please contact the Cleveland Browns Foundation at 440-891-5130 or visit the webpage to learn more.

DO YOU DONATE TO YOUTH FOOTBALL PROGRAMS?
All requests are considered; however, youth football organizations must be enrolled and compliant in USA Football's Heads Up Football® program.

HOW DO I APPLY FOR A YOUTH FOOTBALL GRANT?
Youth football grant opportunities are available through USA Football, the official youth football development partner of the NFL. Learn more here.

HOW CAN MY ORGANIZATION GET INVOLVED WITH THE CLEVELAND BROWN'S "GIVE BACK" MISSION?
The Browns First and Ten signature program is a great opportunity. Click here to learn more.

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