In 2023, 114 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) were accepted onto the programme, which enables each applicant to apply for funding to help support football-related projects and initiatives within the communities in which they run.
Benefits of FIFA Foundation Community Program 2024
Requirements for FIFA Foundation Community Program 2024
Open to NGOs in a variety of initiatives that contribute to good health and well-being, quality education, gender equality, no poverty, reduced inequalities, peace, justice and strong institutions, and the promotion of decent work and economic growth.
NGOs are encouraged to showcase how they use football to tackle social issues and bring about positive social change.
The following kick-off workshops are planned:
Introduction to the application process of the Community Programme – Monday, 4 September at 14:00 CET: FIFA Foundation representatives will share know-how regarding how to accurately complete the application and online forms, and explain what documents are required in order for the application to be considered.
Finance – Monday, 4 September at 15:00 CET: FIFA Foundation representatives will provide all the tools for NGOs to prepare an accurate budget, highlight the importance of having audited financial statements prepared by an independent accountant, and share accounting best practices.
(Child) Safeguarding – Thursday, 7 September at 14:00 CET: FIFA Foundation representatives will explain why your organisation must have a (Child) Safeguarding Policy, the importance of having one, how to prepare one, and introduce participants to the available FIFA Safeguarding courses.
How to Apply
Application Deadline for FIFA Foundation Community Program 2024
September 15, 2023.