The jerry ford grow the game fund
In 2021, the Rise 2 Greatness Foundation launched a program dedicated to providing opportunities for baseball and softball players from the many underserved and at-risk communities across America. This fund is a partnership of Rise 2 Greatness, current and former MLB players and corporate partners from across America.
Rise 2 greatness combine series
The Rise 2 Greatness Combine Series is an invite-only no-cost combine event to level the playing field for athletes ages 8-17. Our combines allow minority and underserved athletes to showcase their talents in front of coaches and scouts. The Combine Series is a partnership of Rise 2 Greatness, current and former MLB players, community leaders and corporate partners from across America.
grow the game free youth baseball/softball camps
Rise 2 Greatness works with community partners and sponsors to create lifelong fans by introducing over 500 children each camp to the games of baseball and softball, cultivating positive memories on the field, and providing hands-on instruction from current and former Major League Baseball players.
celebration of greatness and fore the kids celebrity charity golf tournament
Celebrating greatness in and around baseball and philanthropy and enjoying a day on the golf course while raising funds for children from America’s underserved and at-risk communities through The Jerry Ford Grow the Game Fund.
celebrity softball game
Star-studded mash-up of professional athletes and celebrities with proceeds benefitting the Jerry Ford Grow the Game Fund. Set to return in the summer of 2023 in America’s Heartland–Cedar Rapids, Iowa–with the addition of a youth Home Run Derby.