Many small business owners will tell you the seeds of their entrepreneurial spirit were planted during the years they spent playing youth sports. For these folks, the soft skills they learned on the field — confidence, fortitude, the willingness to make mistakes and take risks in order to improve — would serve as the foundation for their business goals.
It’s no wonder that, in an effort to connect to their local communities, many small businesses owners look to sponsor those same youth sports teams.
Doing so not only provides a way to give back and support programs you benefited from, but it also makes good business sense.
If you’ve considered doing so but haven’t yet, here are five reasons why you should sponsor a local youth sports team.
If you’re not able to directly sponsor a team, there are other ways to support youth sports in your community. For instance, you can donate products or services to a raffle or provide space to host a fundraiser. However you do it, it’s a great opportunity to give back to the community and grow your business.
Are you interested in taking the next step in supporting our organization while at the same strengthening your business? Our Fundraising Leader this year is Jennifer Speer.