In the Know: September 2015
Check out the latest news from the U.S. Soccer Foundation!
Grant Cycle Closing Soon!
Interested in receiving funding for your soccer program or field-building initiative? We are accepting applications for the Fall 2015 grant cycle! Applications are due by 11:59pm EST on October 2nd. Click here to learn more about our grants or to apply!
New Safe Play Spaces
With the help of a few great partners, we have been busy transforming spaces into safe places to play! These new pitches will allow kids to have a safe place to play in their communities.
Check out some of the new pitches:
Our Safe Places to Play projects are supported by adidas, APT, CHA Sports, Hellas Construction, Hunter Industries, KaBOOM!, Kwik Goal, Let’s Play, MLS WORKS, Musco Sports Lighting, Soccer.com, Southern New Hampshire University, and Sport Court.
Follow this link to learn more about our Safe Places to Play program.
Urban Soccer Symposium Turns 10
Join us for the 10th annual Urban Soccer Symposium on March 10 – March 13, 2016 in Washington, DC! Hotel reservations are now available. Click here to book your stay at a fantastic rate, before they sell out.
Our September All-Star is Keury! Keury is a Soccer for Success coach-mentor and former Soccer for Success participant in Los Angeles, CA. As a result of the program, she became passionate about making a difference and has made a considerable impact in her community. Check out our blog post to read more about Keury and her inspirational story!
Soccer for Success & Energy Balance
We partnered with Together Counts to encourage living healthy and active lifestyles, which includes maintaining an energy balance by balancing “energy in” and “energy out.” Check out our blog post to see how Soccer for Success incorporates the energy balance equation!