10% Club

2018 10% Club Eligibility & Application Process

10% Club Applications must be resubmitted on an annual basis. Parks and Recreation will begin this process in October of each year. 10% Club applications for the upcoming year will be due on Friday, November 17, 2017. The applications will be reviewed for eligibility and recommendations will go to City Council in early December for final approval.

Application Forms

10% Application & Review Process

Application Process and Eligible Recipients

Applicants shall be required to apply annually – beginning in October of each year and shall meet the following requirements in order to be included on the list:

(1) Eligible groups must be incorporated, nonprofit organizations formed solely for the purpose of serving Saint Paul youth, or having an incorporated, nonprofit organization, which provides programs for Saint Paul youth, as a fiscal agent;

(2) No other organization shall be eligible for inclusion on the list.

Ineligible Organizations

(1) Organized clubs, activities and teams of public or private schools, will not be eligible;
(2) No organization operating charitable gambling in the State of Minnesota will be eligible.  


Applications are reviewed by designated staff from Parks and Recreation, and the Department of Safety and Inspections, based on the following:
a) Completeness of information
b) Eligibility under guidelines
c) Ability to obtain independent insurance coverage
d) Sound financial information

Recommendations are then made by city staff to the City Council. Upon approval by City Council, organizations will be notified by staff of their eligibility onto the list for that year.

Please contact Eric Thompson at eric.thompson@ci.stpaul.mn.us or 651-632-2445 with any questions regarding the application and/or eligibility process.

Learn more about the Youth Program Fund.