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27 Sept
2019

The U.S. Soccer Foundation Supports the Development of Soccer Fields in Underserved Communities.

  Grant Amount: Grants of up to $15,000 will be awarded for irrigation projects, of up to $25,000 for single-field projects, and of up to $50,000 for multi-field lighting projects

Information

The U.S. Soccer Foundation, through the Safe Places to Play grant program, offers support for the development of soccer fields and infrastructure in underserved communities. Through Safe Places to Play, the Foundation will award grants to cover the cost of lighting, irrigation, construction, surfacing, and/or other enhancements that transform abandoned courts, empty schoolyards, vacant lots, and the like into state-of-the-art soccer fields for kids.

Eligibility

Eligible applicants must meet the following requirements:

Land Ownership: Application must own or hold a 10+ year lease on the field space; 
50% Funded: At the time of application, 50% of project funding must be in hand; 
Project Timeline: Project should hava e clear timeline, with plan to complete project within 1 year of potential grant award; 
Non-Profit Status: Applicants must be a non-profit entity (nonprofit organization, government, school, church); and 
Soccer-Specific Play Space: Field space must be majority-use soccer.

Category

  • Health and Wellness