Sports Legacy

2023 Sports Legacy fund



Sports Legacy Fund


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The Sports ETA Sports Legacy Fund awards an annual grant and sports equipment donation to an organization in need in the host city of the Symposium. We are proud to announce we have donated over $200,000 to programs in need, since the Sports Legacy Fund was established in 2009.

The program was originally developed by the St. Petersburg/ Clearwater Sports Commission as an equipment donation program. The Sports Legacy Fund is a way for members of the sports events and tourism industry to make a personal and lasting impact on the lives of underprivileged youth sports programs throughout the country.

An emphasis is placed on donations to not-for profit organizations that provide individuals, particularly at-risk youth, veterans, or physically or intellectually disabled individuals, opportunities to participate in sport and encourage healthy lifestyles. This contribution is part of the legacy the Sports ETA leaves in each host city.

The Sports Legacy Committee will be organizing a silent auction and raffle at the upcoming Sports ETA Symposium to raise money for the Sports Legacy Fund. Proceeds from the silent auction and raffle support the 2023 beneficiary.

2023 Beneficiary:

About the Beneficiary 
WIN for KC envisions a community where sport ignites the life of every woman and girl. The Women's Intersport Network for Kansas City (WIN for KC) was established in 1994 to empower the lives of girls and women through advocating and promoting the lifetime value of sports, while providing opportunities for participation, leadership development and recognition.


Scholarships to offset registration costs to provide greater access to underserved communities and increase diversity, equity and inclusion. 


Camp WIN is a week long sports day camp for girls ages 6-12. Throughout the week campers are introduced to 12-15 different sports and fitness activities along with life skills training with WIN for KC’s custom curriculum, Live Active. Campers learn about effort, resilience, belief and teamwork as they work through their lessons and push themselves to learn new sports.

Camp WIN believes involvement in various types of sports and fitness activities improves girls’ physical and emotional well-being. They learn how to take feedback, how to set goals and build a plan to achieve them, how to build relationships, and how to be part of a team. These skills will stay with them for a lifetime.

ways to donate

  • Cash donation through your 2023 membership renewal or when you register for the 2023 Symposium
  • Donate silent auction/raffle item(s)
  • Purchase raffle tickets at the Symposium in Kansas City, MO May 8-11, 2023
  • Bid on silent auction items at the Symposium in Kansas City, MO May 8-11, 2023
  • Contacting



Contact Matt Prewitt, Committee Chair,