CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING HIGHLIGHTS THE IMPORTANT ROLE THAT SPORTS AND COACHES PLAY IN DEVELOPING YOUNG WOMEN
Washington, D.C. – Coach-mentors like those in the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s national youth soccer program, Soccer for Success, are the key to putting young people on the path to life-long health and wellness, leadership training, and success, participants at a Foundation congressional briefing said Thursday.
Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Soccer Foundation today announced it has awarded seven grants totaling $151,805 to organizations that will create and enhance safe places to play in six states. When completed, the projects will provide access to safe play spaces for more than 55,500 youth and adults.
U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION’S IT’S EVERYONE’S GAME! 25TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION HONORS THOSE SERVING AMERICA’S YOUTH THROUGH SOCCER
Los Angeles, CA – Nearly 500 supporters of the U.S. Soccer Foundation came together at the Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles – on the pitch of Major League Soccer’s LAFC – Monday evening to commemorate the organization’s achievements of growing the game and providing youth recreation opportunities in underserved communities throughout its 25-year history.
U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION RECOGNIZES EXTRAORDINARY EFFORTS OF INDIVIDUALS AND ORGANIZATIONS IN THE SPORTS-BASED YOUTH DEVELOPMENT FIELD AT URBAN SOCCER SYMPOSIUM
Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Soccer Foundation presented three awards at its 13th annual Urban Soccer Symposium, honoring organizations and individuals who have provided innovative approaches to improving the sports-based youth development field. In its third year, the 2019 Urban Soccer Symposium Awards were presented in three categories: influence, innovation, and impact.
THE U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION AND JOHNSON & JOHNSON MAKE SIGNIFICANT INVESTMENT TO INCREASE FEMALE PARTICIPATION IN SOCCER IN UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES
Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Soccer Foundation and Johnson & Johnson today announced a new funding opportunity for organizations working to address the lack of representation of young women in soccer in underserved communities.
MIAMI-DADE PARKS, U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION, AND TARGET UNVEIL NEW SOCCER ‘DOUBLE-PITCH’ AT SOUTH DADE PARK
Homestead, FL – Miami-Dade Parks, the U.S. Soccer Foundation, and Target unveiled a new set of mini-pitches at South Dade Park in Homestead today. These mini-pitches mark the latest play spaces to be completed as a part of a Target and U.S. Soccer Foundation partnership to build 100 mini-pitches nationwide by 2020. To date, the two organizations have also created mini-pitches in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Orlando, and Tampa through the partnership.
U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION AWARDS $309,318 IN GRANT FUNDING TO EXPAND ACCESS TO SAFE AND ACCESSIBLE PLACES TO PLAY
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Soccer Foundation today announced it has awarded 13 grants totaling $309,318 to organizations that will build and enhance safe places to play in 10 states. When completed, the projects will provide access to safe play spaces for at least 36,171 youth and adults.
ON FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF IT’S EVERYONE’S GAME, U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION MAKES SIGNIFICANT PROGRESS TOWARD INCREASING ACCESS TO SOCCER AND SAFE PLACES TO PLAY IN UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES
One year in and the U.S. Soccer Foundation is well on its way to meeting its goal of engaging 1 million children in its Soccer for Success program and building 1,000 mini-pitches, or small playing fields, by 2026.
U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST U.S. SOCCER FEDERATION TO PROTECT ITS BRAND MARKS AND PRESERVE ITS MISSION OF GROWING THE SPORT IN URBAN UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES
The U.S. Soccer Foundation (Foundation) today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia seeking a declaratory judgment of non-infringement of trademarks in a dispute over who controls the Foundation’s name and branding “marks.”
DOWNTOWN UNITED SOCCER CLUB, U.S. SOCCER FOUNDATION, AND NYC DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION COLLABORATE TO ENGAGE LOCAL YOUTH IN SOCCER PROGRAMMING
New York, NY – Downtown United Soccer Club, the U.S. Soccer Foundation, and the New York City Department of Education today announced a partnership to expand Soccer for Success through the city’s CHAMPS before and afterschool program. Through the partnership, as many as 2,000 students will be engaged in Soccer for Success, the Foundation’s afterschool program offered free to participants and proven to establish healthy habits and deliver positive heath and youth development outcomes.