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Urban Lacrosse Alliance

Together, we're building the future of lacrosse.

Through the Urban Lacrosse Alliance, USA Lacrosse supports self-sustaining youth programs with education and resources as they provide playing opportunities in underrepresented communities. 

Goals for the Urban Lacrosse Alliance

  • Provide resources to support lacrosse introduction and development in underserved areas.
  • Develop cost effective solutions for entry into the game. 
  • Establish relationships with programs and organizations that are committed to increasing opportunities for urban youth.
  • Develop a collaborative cross-system effort with other leaders who can identify high-potential individuals both at the youth and adult level.
  • Connect underrepresented youth with USA Lacrosse and the benefits of membership.

Online Application

  • USA Lacrosse utilizes an online application for ULA grants.
  • All organizations seeking support, regardless of the amount or type requested, are asked to follow the same application process.
  • All applicants will be notified of their status.

Online Interest Form

ULA Benefits Options

Program Administrators may select one item from the equipment package offerings and one item from the stipend package offerings.

Equipment Package (select one item from this list)

  • Up to 30 men’s or women’s lacrosse sticks
  • Team uniforms for up to 25 players
  • One case of NOCSAE white or yellow lacrosse balls, heavy-duty lacrosse bag and two lacrosse goal nets
  • Up to 25 team helmets or goggles.

Stipend Package (select one item from this list)

  • Subsidized cost of officials fees or transportation costs (up to $1,500)
  • USA Lacrosse Convention registration, coaches education certification scholarships and travel stipend for up to two coaches (limit $350 per coach)
  • Subsidized league or tournament registration fees (up to $1,500)
  • Subsidized field rental costs (up to $1,500)
  • Free USA Lacrosse memberships for up to 30 participants and two coaches