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.


Creating a Brighter Future with LEGO

Our first-ever mini-pitch in New Mexico is now open and creating limitless opportunities for play.

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Kids play on the new LEGO mini-pitch in Albuquerque, NM

Corporate Partners

  • “Everyone should have a safe place for sport in their communities, and we look forward to the positive impact the mini-pitches have on young athletes and local communities for years to come.”

    Skate Noftsinger

    director of soccer sports marketing, adidas

  • “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

  • “Major League Soccer is committed to improving the communities where we live and play our games. We’re proud to partner with the U.S. Soccer Foundation to provide access to soccer and grow the game.”

    JoAnn Neale

    president & CAO, Major League Soccer

  • “Every time a mini-pitch is installed, it represents countless new opportunities for youth in underserved communities to discover the sport of soccer, develop essential life skills, and have fun. We couldn’t be more proud of everything that’s been achieved.”

    Jeff Rogers

    president, Musco Lighting

  • “For proof that sports can make a difference in childhood health, look at Soccer for Success, a program of the U.S. Soccer Foundation (a RWJF grantee). Research on the program proves that the approach works.”

    Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey

    former president & CEO, RWJF

  • “With this partnership, we are tackling inequalities in all its forms – including in our parks and outdoor spaces. The New York City Soccer Initiative will be one of the great tools we use to unify young New Yorkers.”

    Bill de Blasio

    former NYC Mayor

  • “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

Foundation and Government Partners

League and Club Partners


Jozy Altidore

Lindsay Amstutz

Karen Brodkin

Peter Chao

Mark Cimino

Cindy Parlow Cone

Matt Dalton

Walter Delph

Marie Donoghue

Maurice Edu

Bejan Esmaili

Julie Foudy

Josh Goldin

Richie Graham

Tim Howard

Cobi Jones

Brian Klein

Franklin Leonard

Peter Luther

Vada Manager

Adam Mendelsohn

Jim Messina

David Nathanson

Gayle Proctor

Peter Rahbar

Alan Rothenberg

Rob Rubano

Kirk Rudell

Jake Silverstein

Danielle Slaton

Scott Turpel

Daniel Taylor

Julie Uhrman

Jon Weinbach

Brian Weinstein

Dana Weintraub

Carlos Zaffirini

Before & After

  • Black and white photo of an unused lotAustin mini-pitch
  • Black and white photo of an unused lotBay Area CA After
  • Black and white photo of an unused lotAfter the Indianapolis mini-pitch was installed
  • Black and white photo of an unused tennis court
  • Black and white photo of an unused cement areaAfter the Raleigh mini-pitch was installed

1,000+ Newly Trained Coach-Mentors

We teamed up with Frito Lay to train more than 1,000 coaches as mentors to help them create lasting, positive connections with youth. The result: more youth stay in the game.

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Coach-Mentor Training Huddle

Program: Coach-Mentor Training

Partner: Frito Lay