The Royals’ playoff run wasn’t merely good for the fans’ state of mind.
It’s good for local charities as well.
Royals Charities announced it was having a “special postseason grant funding cycle.” Basically, Royals Charities will provide funds for one or two projects in the Kansas City area. Organizations had until Friday to submit a letter of intent. In a couple of weeks, Royals Charities will contact 10 organizations and ask for a formal proposal. The winners will be notified by Dec. 19.
In a news release, the Royals said: “In celebration of the Kansas City Royals’ incredible postseason journey, Royals Charities is opening an additional grant funding opportunity for organizations that meet the regular Royals Charities grant funding guidelines.”
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According to the Royals’ website, Royals Charities was created in 2001 and “strives to support children, education, youth baseball/softball and military in and around the Kansas City area.”