We are in a privileged position, and we must make full use of this to help children living in challenging and difficult circumstances.

Aleksander Čeferin

UEFA Foundation for Children’s aim is to safeguard children rights in the area of health, education, access to sport, personal development and integration of minorities.

Football is more than just a game - it’s a vehicle of change, hope and possibility for many children around the world. Football is used to develop important life skills, communication, teamwork and respect, and the opportunity to lead, excel, and gain confidence.

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#Morethanfootball Action Weeks 2019
Foundation backing 45 new projects

Action worldwide

Introduction to our activities

Our sponsors

UEFA, founding institution of the Foundation, continued to support all our activities and to mobilise its partners. As a result, a number of partners contributed to projects supported by the UEFA Foundation for Children:


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Your generous donation will help to support the various programmes run by the foundation and its partners, which are working to improve the lives of millions of disadvantaged children around the world. It also represents an important source of encouragement for everyone working on the ground. All private donations made to the foundation go straight to its operations and those of its partners on the ground.