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Soccer Grants: Soccer Funding Sources in the US

May 12 2020

Our list of funding sources for both Individuals and Soccer Clubs.

FlipGive is a free team funding app that makes raising money a breeze. Teams earn cash back for buying the things they already need. Get paid whenever you shop, dine out, book hotels or activities.

Team funding is something we do well at FlipGive, but we’re not the only kid on the block. There are lots of amazing groups and companies trying to keep soccer affordable. Here is a list of other sources of Soccer Funding in the United States. (Click here for our full list of team funding sources)

USYS Grants

https://www.usyouthsoccer.org/us-youth-soccer-grants/

Amount: Differs annually

US Youth Soccer offers grants to help start up soccer clubs - offsetting initial equipment and in some cases field rental.

 

Target Youth Soccer Grants

https://corporate.target.com/corporate-responsibility/philanthropy/corporate-giving/youth-soccer-grants

Amount: $1000

Target locations offer $1000 to 501c3 Soccer clubs, with the aim of making the sport more affordable.

Let's Play Youth Sports Grants

https://www.letsplay.com/nominate

The Let's Play Youth Sports grants are available to community organizations and schools across the U.S. that provide regular and structured sports/recreational opportunities to the youth within their communities. Donations are of up to $10,000 in brand-new sports equipment and apparel.

Sports Matter

https://www.sportsmatter.org/funding/

Dicks' Sports Matter grants go to 501c3 groups in various sports up to $25,000. There is also a team sponsorship stream for individual teams.

 

GoodSports Equipment Program

https://www.goodsports.org/apply/

Equipment

GoodSports provides equipment donations to athletic programs with a participation fee of under $300 per athlete.

 

US Soccer Foundation's Passback Program

https://ussoccerfoundation.org/programs/passback

Equipment

The PassBack program connects those donating gear with those requesting it.

US Soccer Foundations Safe Places to Play Program

https://ussoccerfoundation.org/grants/

A granting prorgram to offset the cost of establishing and improving soccer facilities, with the focus of creating a safe space for people to play.

Starfire Sports (Washington)

https://www.starfiresports.com/outreach/financial-assistance/

Starfire provides their programming as well as use of facilities for under-resourced teams and individuals.

 

Empire United player Scholarships

https://empireusa.demosphere-secure.com/club/buffalo/financial-assistance-options

Amount: $200, $400, $600 and custom upon request.

Empire United Soccer Academy offers scholarships for their programs up to $600.

 

Of course, it goes without saying, there’s always FlipGive – the best way to fund your team with the shopping you’re already doing. You can sign up your team or your entire association to start earning today.

 

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