The 2021 T-Mobile Little League® Call Up Grant Program will launch in early December with an updated set of FAQs. If you cannot find an answer to the question you are looking for below, please contact [email protected].


When will the 2021 T-Mobile Little League Call Up Grant Program Launch?

The 2021 T-Mobile Little League® Call Up Grant Program will launch in early December. If you’re interested in applying for a Call Up Grant for the 2021 season, please complete the application notification.

How do I apply?

Families interested in applying for the T-Mobile Little League® Call Up Grant should visit Prior to filling out the application, interested families should identify their local league by visiting the Little League League Finder and reach out to their local league to find out more information about registration dates and fees.

How often can I apply?

An application can be submitted for a qualified child once for the 2021 season. Our goal is to keep your child on the field and in the game!

Does each child in the same family need a separate application?

Yes, please create an application for each child that you are requesting a T-Mobile Little League® Call Up Grant.

Do club or travel teams qualify?

No. Only families looking to participate in an affiliated Little League® program are eligible. To find a league near you visit the Little League League Finder.

Am I guaranteed a grant if I apply?

Grant funding will be provided as resources allow and are provided on a first-come, first-serve basis for all qualified players and families.

What are the application process qualifications?

1. Low-income families across the country can register their children for Little League® in either the baseball, softball, or challenger division.

2. The T-Mobile Little League® Call Up Grant is available to eligible families with children as young as 4 years old interested in joining Little League®.

3. Parents, legal guardians, league officers, or advocates may apply online by visiting to receive funding to cover Little League® registration fees.

4. Payment will be made to the local Little League® program.

5. Families must submit an electronic copy of one of the following documents verifying their current low-income status to complete the online registration:

  • Free / Reduced Lunch (FRL) verification letter
  • SNAP
  • WIC
  • Foster child paperwork
  • Enrollment in Medicaid or state health plan

6. For children who attend a Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) school, families must submit an electronic copy of program enrollment in one of the following:

  • SNAP
  • WIC
  • Foster child paperwork
  • Enrollment in Medicaid or state health plan


How can I contribute to the T-Mobile Little League® Call Up Grant?

From 10/5 – 10/28, text “LITTLELEAGUE to 313131 and T-Mobile will donate $5, up to a total of $2 million dollars to the T-Mobile Little League® Call Up Grant Program to help kids play the game they love.

Will I get a bill on my statement if I text LITTLELEAGUE to 313131?

You will NOT  be billed. The program is fully funded by T-Mobile; participants don’t need to make a donation to show their support, just send a text. Individuals can text LITTLELEAGUE to 313131 up to 20 times to trigger a donation from T-Mobile.

If I keep texting, will T-Mobile keep donating $5?

There is a limit of 20 donation texts per phone number. If you’d like to make sure more funds are donated, we would encourage you to spread the word to your friends and family and share on social media!

How will I know if this donation is going directly to my local Little League®?

After texting LITTLELEAGUE to 313131 you will have the option of entering your zip code to direct funds to Little Leaguers in your community. By entering a zip code, you will direct the funds to a Call Up Grant recipient near that same zip code. If there are no Call Up Grant recipients in your zip code, funds will be redirected to a grant recipients in another area.

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