Kids play on the new LEGO mini-pitch in Albuquerque, NM
Let soccer do what soccer does.

Together, we can give millions of kids from underserved communities safe places to grow, thrive and build confidence for life.

Funding Partners

Are you looking for an authentic social impact partner to make a difference in the lives of children living in underserved communities? Reach out to our team to create a customized plan that aligns with your goals.

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Uniting at Unity Cup

At the end of the season, we celebrate Just Ball participants with adidas with a Unity Cup. This community soccer event is full of small-sided games, activities, and swag from local businesses. There is something for everyone!

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Girls playing soccer at Unity Cup

Impact & Benefits

Our programs help children improve their physical, social, and emotional skills and overall well-being.

  • 700,000+children engaged in our evidence-based programs
  • 600+mini-pitches opened to provide safe places to play
  • 86%of kids show positive behaviors like staying in school
  • 83%of kids improve their health outcomes
  • "The Children’s Trust has long seen the value of utilizing sports as an opportunity to keep kids safe and increase their physical and social emotional wellness and has been a proud funder of Soccer for Success since 2017. The expansion of neighborhood league play through Just Ball will provide increased low or no-cost opportunities for our community’s children and youth to explore and benefit from soccer."

    James R. Haj

    president & CEO, The Children’s Trust of Miami-Dade County

  • “We can’t think of a better way to celebrate the World Cup than by joining forces with the U.S. Soccer Foundation. We are humbled by their long-standing efforts to improve children’s lives through soccer and ensure access to the game for every child who wants to play.”

    Christina Kolbjornsen

    SVP, NBCUniversal Telemundo

  • "Our partnership with the U.S. Soccer Foundation will not only give girls in underserved communities facilities and curriculum to play but will also provide them with life lessons that will serve them outside of the pitch. It’s a proud and exciting moment.”

    Aimee Watters

    executive director, The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation

Big Partners, Bigger Impact

Our work is made possible by a broad network of partners committed to social impact and underserved communities.