CT Red Sox Charity License Plates
Support the Red Sox Foundation and help fund community service based scholarship programs in Connecticut by ordering your Connecticut Red Sox charity license plate today! This opportunity is open only to those with a car or truck currently registered in Connecticut.
The total cost of the Red Sox charitable plate is $115.00. Of that total, $65.00 goes to the state’s DMV to cover plate production costs, and $50.00 goes to the Red Sox Foundation to raise funds for community service based scholarship programs in Connecticut.
If you wish to order a new vanity Red Sox plate (with special plate numbers or words), the total cost is $184.00.
How to Order Your Connecticut Red Sox Charity License Plate
To order your Connecticut Red Sox charity license plate, please follow these steps:
- Fill out the CT Red Sox Charity License Plate Application Form.
- Enclose a check payable to “DMV” for $65.00 for a standard plate or $134.00 for a new personalized “vanity” plate.
- Enclose a separate check payable to “Red Sox Foundation” for $50.00.
- Mail BOTH the application form and the TWO separate checks to:
Frequently Asked Questions about the Connecticut Red Sox Charity License Plate
Can I keep my current Connecticut license plate number?
Yes, when you switch to a Red Sox charity license plate, your current number is transferred to the new plate, even if you have a vanity or low number plate. Just think of it as ordering a new background design for your existing plate.
Can I pick the letter/number combination on my Connecticut Red Sox charity license plate?
Yes, you can apply for a new personalized “vanity” plate.
What if I am buying a new car or registering a used car for the first time, so I have no Connecticut license to transfer?
At this time, before applying for a Connecticut Red Sox charity license plate, you first must register your car with the CT Division of Motor Vehicles and obtain a regular license plate. After you have a Connecticut plate, you can apply to switch it to the Red Sox plate following the steps above.
What if my current Connecticut registration is due to expire soon?
If your current registration is due to expire within the next 45 days, you must first renew your registration with the CT DMV. AFTER you have renewed your registration, you may then submit an application for a Connecticut Red Sox charity license plate.
How much does a Connecticut Red Sox charity license plate cost?
The total cost of a Connecticut Red Sox charity license plate is $115.00 or $184.00 for a new personalized “vanity” plate. It includes the normal vehicle registration fee, which is set by the state of Connecticut.
Of these one-time fees, $50.00 will go to the Red Sox Foundation to benefit Connecticut academic scholarship programs.
Once I send my Application form and separate payment checks to the Red Sox Foundation, do I need to send anything to the DMV?
No, the Red Sox Foundation will submit your Application form and DMV payment directly to the DMV.
When do I renew my vehicle registration and my Connecticut Red Sox charity license plate?
Buying the Connecticut Red Sox charity license plate does not change the renewal deadline for you to renew your vehicle registration. There is no separate renewal requirement or fees for your Connecticut Red Sox charity license plate. This means RSF will collect fees on a one-time only basis for each Red Sox plate limiting the amount of revenue that can be raised.
USE OF CHARITABLE PROCEEDS
Will the money that goes to the Red Sox Foundation from the Connecticut Red Sox charity license plate support all of New England?
No, net funds raised through the Connecticut Red Sox charity license plate program will be devoted exclusively to charitable activity in Connecticut, specifically academic scholarship programs.
What is the Red Sox Foundation?
Founded in 2002 as the official team charity of the Boston Red Sox, the Red Sox Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit primarily focused on 4 cornerstone programs with a mission of serving the health, education, recreation, and social service needs of at-risk children.
GETTING YOUR CONNECTICUT RED SOX CHARITY LICENSE PLATES
How long will it take to get my Connecticut Red Sox charity license plate?
Once your application has been received by the Red Sox Foundation, it will take anywhere from 60-90 days for the DMV to produce your new license plate.
How do I get my new Connecticut Red Sox charity license plate?
Once you have submitted your order form and payment to the Red Sox Foundation, and AFTER the DMV has processed your order, DMV will mail out the plates to you.
PLEASE NOTE: THE REGULATIONS CONTROLLING THE ISSUANCE OF CONNECTICUT LICENSE PLATES AND VEHICLE REGISTRATIONS ARE CONTROLLED BY THE STATE’S DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES, NOT THE RED SOX FOUNDATION. MORE INFORMATION ABOUT REQUIREMENTS AND APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THE CONNECTICUT RED SOX CHARITY LICENSE PLATE IS AVAILABLE FROM THE RED SOX
FOUNDATION AT 617-226-6002 OR BY EMAIL AT REDSOXFOUNDATION@REDSOX.COM.