MLB, union: $3M to domestic violence, mental health programs

Thu Jan 16 4:50pm ET

NEW YORK (AP) Major League Baseball and the players' union announced a $3 million grant program Thursday to support organizations that advocate for positive mental health, relationship skills and survivors of domestic violence.

U.S.-based nonprofit and global non-governmental organizations can apply over the next two years for grants up to $50,000. MLB team charities and big league players can apply for up to $25,000 in a gift-matching component of the program.

The ''Healthy Relationships Community Grant'' will focus on relationship management skills for youth.

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