U.S. Soccer Foundation
The U.S. Soccer Foundation was established in 1994 and serves as the major charitable arm of soccer in the United States.
The mission of the U.S. Soccer Foundation is to enhance, assist and grow the sport of soccer in the United States, with a special emphasis on underserved communities.
The Foundation is a leader in sports-based youth development and is using soccer as a vehicle for social change among youth in urban areas. It provides nationally recognized programs that are proven to deliver positive health and social outcomes. The Foundation’s innovative, accessible and affordable initiatives offer safe, urban environments in which both boys and girls thrive.
Since its inception, the Foundation has awarded over $57 million in financial support to soccer organizations and field-building initiatives nationwide. Through the Passback program, the Foundation has collected and redistributed close to 900,000 pieces of soccer equipment for children in need worldwide. In addition, the Foundation currently providing children in 20 cities across the country with physical activity, nutrition education and mentorship through our Soccer for Success program.