Back to Football also includes the 1K Kids Run, presented by WPS Health Insurance. Kids 10 years old and younger will have the opportunity to run a Lambeau Lap on Friday, July 25, at 6 p.m. Registration for the Kids Run is $10 and all participants will receive a Packers 1K Run t-shirt, a logoed bag and a participant medal.
Movie Night at Lambeau Field will return this year on Friday, July 25, following the 1K Kids Run. The event is free and open to the public, and concessions will be available throughout the movie. More details will be announced at a later date.
Time listed above is subject to change.
The fifth annual ‘5K Run/Walk at Lambeau Field,’ is set for Saturday, July 26, at 6:30 p.m.
The computer-timed run is highlighted by a neighborhood route that ultimately takes participants into Lambeau Field and around the famed gridiron. The event has a special finish line – the Packers’ ‘G’ painted on turf located in the parking lot.
All participants will receive a Packers 5K Run T-shirt, a logoed bag, and a bib number and timing chip. To celebrate the race’s fifth anniversary, all participants will receive a commemorative medal. In addition, photos will be taken on the course and will be available at no cost on the Packers 5K Run website.
Packers-themed awards will be presented to the top three finishers in each age group. An awards ceremony will take place following the conclusion of the race.
Registration, which is $25 for adults and $15 for children (12 and younger), will be available online beginning Friday, May 23, at www.packers.com/5k. Mail-in registration is also an option, with forms available online and in person at Lambeau Field. Runners can also register at the Bellin Run Expo on Friday, June 13, at Astor Park in Green Bay. Early registration is encouraged. After July 13, registration fees will increase to $30 and $20, respectively.
The Green Bay Packers Foundation has been giving back to Wisconsin’s communities since it was established in 1986 by Judge Robert J. Parins, then president of the Packers Corporation, “as a vehicle to assure continued contributions to charity.” The Foundation, an entity independent of the Green Bay Packers, Inc., considers grant requests from charities possessing one or more of the following goals while raising the awareness of the Packers organization as a committed and contributing member of the various communities:
We begin accepting applications March 1st of each year and will continue to accept applications until July 1st of each year.
All applications must be submitted online. The application process includes an eligibility evaluation to help determine if an organization meets the criteria to participate in our competitive grant application process.
Login to your account here to do the following:
RETURNING APPLICANTS: If your password was set prior to September 21, 2013, it must be typed in all lower case letters.
To be eligible for a grant, an organization is required to:
Each organization is limited to one application per grant cycle (March 1st to July 1st). If more than one application is received from the same organization in the same grant cycle, only one application will be considered.
Grant applications will not be accepted during the 2014 grant cycle from an organization that has applied for grant in 2011/received grant in Feb. 2012 AND applied for grant in 2012/received grant in Feb. 2013 AND applied for grant in 2013/received grant in Dec. 2013.
In addition, the Green Bay Packers Foundation does not fund:
The Foundation announced its annual distribution of funds on December 17, 2013, awarding $750,000 to 188 civic and charitable groups throughout the state of Wisconsin. Of the organizations receiving grants, 53 are located in Brown County and were awarded an aggregated total of $142,050.
With this distribution, the Green Bay Packers Foundation has distributed more than $3.7 million to charitable organizations since 1986.
The Green Bay Packers Scholarship Program is an educational partnership with Scholarships, Inc. and Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. The program was established in 2002 to benefit students from Brown County.
Scholarship funds totaling $15,000 come from National Football League Properties which, at the Packers’ request, returns to the Foundation on an annual basis the royalty fees paid for using the Packers logo on Wisconsin automobile license plates. Each year, the program provides $7,500 to Scholarships, Inc. for distribution to students in four-year colleges and $7,500 to Northeast Wisconsin Technical College for distribution to students in two-year associate degree or apprenticeship trades programs.
Please contact the following organizations for eligibility criteria:
The Green Bay Packers Foundation distributed an additional $57,375 in 2013 on behalf of National Football League Charities to support the following initiatives:
In addition, a $250,000 Matching Youth Football Field Grant was received and was awarded to the Ashwaubenon School District for the redevelopment of the Ashwaubenon High School football stadium and practice fields.