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Be a champion in our community

Washington Nationals Philanthropies recognizes donors who sustain its critical work with membership in the Champions Circle. Members of the Champions Circle believe deeply in the mission of creating a better Washington region through widespread philanthropy that delivers local impact. Members may also support our signature program, the Youth Baseball Academy, which uses the sports of baseball and softball to foster positive character development, academic achievement, and improved health among youth living in D.C.’s most underserved communities.

Support from Champions Circle members this year has helped us feed our community, distribute masks to area schools, and adapt programming at the Youth Baseball Academy to maintain crucial connections with our children.

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$8.6M

In grants issued to community partners including the Youth Baseball Academy since 2008.

10K

Grab and Go meals distributed since March as the Academy serves as a critical site for food access.

$530K

Raised since March as part of the NATS4GOOD Community Response Fund.


Champions Circle members commit a multi-year pledge or annual gift to the organization and participate as valued supporters of its community in the following ways:

$2,019 annually

  • Network with Nationals Philanthropies. Invitation to annual cocktail reception with leadership teams from Nationals Philanthropies and the Youth Baseball Academy, fellow supporters, and special guests.
  • Access to all the updates. Regular emails from Washington Nationals Philanthropies with exclusive updates and opportunities to engage in unique promotions exclusively for Nationals fans.
  • Recognition on the Washington Nationals Philanthropies website.

$5,000 annually

  • Early bird specials. Exclusive access to pre-sale window for the Nationals Homecoming Gala or other annual signature event.
  • Suite night. Join fellow supporters and leaders from Nationals Philanthropies and the Youth Baseball Academy for a game in a suite at Nationals Park.
  • Scoreboard recognition. Name listing recognition in the stadium on Philanthropies Day.
  • Plus all the benefits above.

$10,000 annually / $30,000 over 3 years

  • Engagement with the Nationals Philanthropies Board. Invitation to attend a session of the annual September meeting of the Board of Directors followed by a game in a suite at Nationals Park.
  • Travel with the team. Join leaders of the organization for one away game or one spring training game.
  • Event discount. Opportunity to participate at discounted rates in annual fundraising events.
  • Plus all the benefits above.

While gathering in person remains a challenge, all 2020 Champions Circle members will be invited to an exclusive virtual gathering with Nationals front office staff in the off-season.

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