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Jack Grinold/Eastern Massachusetts Chapter 

National Football Foundation 

Become a Member

You join the Jack Grinold Eastern Massachusetts Chapter by joining the National 

Football Foundation. The online application is available here.


The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame, Inc. (NFF) is a member-supported, non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring the future of amateur football at the local, state and national levels. Since its beginnings in 1947, the Foundation has relied upon the support of volunteers to bring its mission and goals to communities all across the nation. Today, thanks to the more than 100,000 volunteers who generously became members over the past 59 years, the National Football Foundation has grown to 120 chapters with a presence in 47 states.

There is no prerequisite football experience required to become a member; in fact, many of our members never even played organized football. The NFF membership base includes nearly every profession, race, religion and creed. NFF members are men and women, fans, parents, players, coaches, referees and administrators. They work as educators, business people, doctors, lawyers, sales people, laborers, policeman, firefighters, politicians, engineers, etc. NFF members have served our country's highest office, walked on the moon, led our soldiers into battle, won the Heisman Trophy, ruled on the U.S. Supreme Court, coached in Super Bowls and National Championship games, built financial empires, made movies, saved lives and imparted wisdom.   NFF members share one common bond: their love for amateur football.

Today, the NFF membership base tops 12,000 - and is growing. As membership increases, so does the overall strength of the Foundation and our Chapter. Your support helps widen our span of influence, allowing the Foundation to expand its positive effects on the game, our communities and our young people.