Sport dans la Ville

LOCATION AND GENERAL INFORMATION

OUR AIM

Sport dans la Ville is France’s leading non-profit association serving disadvantaged young people aged 7 to 25, through sports and job-readiness training. Founded in 1998, Sport dans la Ville operates in 26 urban neighbourhoods and has touched the lives of more than 12,000 young people across France.

Through free football and basketball programmes, Sport dans la Ville imparts the values of teamwork, self-confidence and determination, leading young people towards brighter futures. Its programmes are supported by partnerships with local and national governments, corporations, individuals and international exchange partners in the US, the UK, Brazil and India. Its professional skills training and job placement programme is moving young people from unemployment to opportunity.

AID PLANS

Sport dans la Ville plans to integrate 50 refugees into its regular programmes:

  • Young refugees will be offered weekly football-based education activities.
  • Participants aged 14 and over will have the chance to take part in employability and job training workshops.

BENEFICIARIES

50 children.

LINK

www.sportdanslaville.com

OUR PARTNERS

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AMANDLA EduFootball

AMANDLA EduFootball

LOCATION AND GENERAL INFORMATION

OUR AIM

AMANDLA EduFootball is an international non-profit organisation based in South Africa and Germany. The organisation’s mission is to create safe spaces that bring together the power of football and learning to empower young people and change lives in South Africa’s most impoverished townships. AMANDLA uses football as a medium to attract and engage thousands of vulnerable young people in holistic education programmes.

AID PLANS

The Safe-Hub initiative is a replication in Berlin of an award-winning football-based education programme from South Africa.

  • 4,500 young people, primarily refugees and young people with migrant backgrounds, to be involved.
  • Activities to teach important life skills to empower young people to deal with their everyday challenges.
  • Goal: for young people to become active citizens in their society.

The UEFA Foundation for Children is supporting AMANDLA EduFootball in the planning phase of the Hub they are building in Berlin. – the funding will cover the cost of the development and adaptation of curriculum material and the training of trainers. The programme with the kids will start in 2018.

BENEFICIARIES

90 coaches and 4,500 minors.

LINK

www.edufootball.org/

OUR PARTNERS

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RheinFlanke and FC Internationale Berlin 1980 EV

Rheinflanke and FC Internationale Berlin 1980 EV

LOCATION AND GENERAL INFORMATION

OUR AIM

RheinFlanke actively supports young people in their personal development to become responsible citizens in society. Their focus is on linking street football activities to educational opportunities. Football activities provide an easy entry point for participants to get involved in the education programmes. The organisation is a social service provider with a mission to create long-term and sustainable social projects for disadvantaged young people, particularly those with migrant backgrounds.

AID PLANS

Football sessions at schools with special welcome classes for refugees in Berlin.

  • All sessions will include 50% pupils with refugee backgrounds and 50% local pupils.
  • The pupils will be accompanied by a social worker.
  • Both groups will be helped to overcome barriers to social interaction.
  • There will be a platform for the participants to access further social services.
  • A further 700 young people will be reached through six tournaments, which will also include teams from other organisations working with young refugees.

BENEFICIARIES

920 (all minors).

LINK

www.rheinflanke.de/

OUR PARTNERS

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Diogenes NGO

The GREEK NATIONAL HOMELESS TEAM

LOCATION AND GENERAL INFORMATION

OUR AIM

Diogenes is the Homeless World Cup national partner in Greece, and has worked with refugees since it was set up in 2010.

In addition to welcoming refugees onto its football programme, Diogenes works with a large network of support from other NGOs and state and local governments to provide them with shelter, assistance with their legal status and access to education, Greek language lessons and medical and legal services.

Most of the refugees it works with come from Afghanistan and Iraq.

AID PLANS

Diogenes manages the Greek homeless team. Half the players are refugees or asylum seekers.

  • Five tournaments will be held on a portable pitch in areas across Greece that have large numbers of refugees.
  • Funding will also be used to expand the programme to offer regular football training in Thessaloniki.

BENEFICIARIES

720 children and young adults aged 14 and over.

LINK

www.shedia.gr and www.homelessworldcup.org

OUR PARTNERS

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The Scort Foundation and FC Basel 1893

LOCATION AND GENERAL INFORMATION

OUR AIM

The Football Club Social Alliance, established and managed by the Scort Foundation, is a network of European professional football clubs united for social responsibility. Together with local partners, the Alliance clubs train young men and women to become football coaches and social role models. These young coaches are encouraged to apply their newly developed social and sporting skills by getting actively involved in their communities and regularly organising football activities for disadvantaged children. The Football Club Social Alliance’s goal is for these young men and women to act as multipliers, using football as a sustainable tool to promote health and inclusion, convey core values and foster children’s development.

The vision of the Scort Foundation is a world in which all children living in difficult circumstances are able to play sport and are inspired to subsequently develop positive social skills and aspirations. The Football Club Social Alliance inspires and empowers young leaders to act as role models for people in their local communities.

AID PLANS

Young Coach Education Programme for coaches of young internally displaced persons in deprived areas.

  • Well-designed and holistic methodology.
  • Intensive engagement through a year-long programme, fostering a positive relationship between young internally displaced persons and young people from host communities.
  • Reducing tensions in affected communities.
  • Strengthening local structures to create a peaceful society.
  • Additional indirect young beneficiaries through activities led by graduates of the programme.

BENEFICIARIES

40 young adults.

LINK

www.scort.ch/scort/ and www.scort.ch/

OUR PARTNERS

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Champions ohne Grenzen

Champions Ohne Grenzen

LOCATION AND GENERAL INFORMATION

OUR AIM

Champions ohne Grenzen has been carrying out sport and cultural work for several years, leading to the establishment of a culture in Berlin and Brandenburg of welcoming refugees. Champions ohne Grenzen is using football to support refugees in Berlin.

AID PLANS

  • Playing football will give refugees the opportunity to get to know their new country and strengthen their self-esteem at the same time.
  • Participants will be empowered to navigate their new surroundings, with support regarding the legal aspects of asylum.
  • Champions ohne Grenzen advocates the reduction of barriers to refugees entering the club system and educates stakeholders in sport and politics about the challenges that refugees face.

BENEFICIARIES

750 children and young adults.

LINK

www.championsohnegrenzen.com

OUR PARTNERS

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Fundación Red Deporte y Cooperación

Football pitch with kids playing

LOCATION AND GENERAL INFORMATION

OUR AIM

Based in Spain and the US, Fundación Red Deporte y Cooperación uses the power of sport to empower young people in disadvantaged communities throughout Africa, Latin America and eastern Europe.

Its programmes are focused on leadership, life skills, gender equality, HIV prevention, hygiene, basic health education and the prevention of alcohol and drug abuse. The organisation also strives to promote intercultural integration through sport in migrant communities throughout Spain.

AID PLANS

Weekly football training sessions will serve as a tool to incentivise young refugees and local marginalised groups with migrant backgrounds, such as Romani youngsters, to go to school and improve their academic performance.

With ten years of experience in the field of development through sport, Fundación Red Deporte y Cooperación can bring valuable expertise and networking capabilities to the streetfootballworld network, and will also promote the network’s vision in Spain.

BENEFICIARIES

1,200 children and young adults.

LINK

www.streetfootballworld.org

OUR PARTNERS

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Oltalom Sport Association

Refugees playing football

LOCATION AND GENERAL INFORMATION

OUR AIM

Oltalom Sport Association (OSA) was founded by a group of individuals and civil organisations in 2005. Its goal is to use sport as a tool to improve the self-esteem of disadvantaged people and promote a healthy lifestyle. Since 2006 it has regularly participated in international tournaments and spread the message to its players that they are special.

OSA’s mission is to use the power of football to motivate young people to study and have a goal in life, and to use the love of football to bring together a wide range of different social groups.

OSA believes that fair play in sport can help to fight racism and increase social tolerance and that playing football helps people to be able to work in a team and experience the power of being part of a team. Using all the social skills learned at the training sessions, they can provide for themselves, be useful members of society and have a better life. Participating in an international tournament makes them believe that hard work pays off, and that dreams can come true. OSA helps to change society by reducing racism and increasing tolerance.

AID PLANS

  • Weekly training sessions specifically for refugees and migrants in the vicinity of refugee shelters, using a portable pitch.
  • Tournaments and a football camp to foster interaction between Hungarians and refugees and to facilitate the process of integration.

BENEFICIARIES

560 children and young adults, of which 160 are refugees.

LINK

www.utcaifoci.hu

OUR PARTNERS

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Johan Cruyff Foundation

The Cruyff foundation

LOCATION AND GENERAL INFORMATION

OUR AIM

In 2011, more than 50,000 children and young people were active on a weekly basis in projects supported by the Johan Cruyff Foundation. With a special emphasis on areas such as health, personal values, integration, respect and cooperation, the Johan Cruyff Foundation aims to improve the welfare of children and young people by offering them the opportunity to participate in sporting activities.

The Johan Cruyff Foundation has so far built more than 180 Cruyff Courts – playgrounds that provide safe places for children and young people to play – in communities all over the world. Particular attention is given to children from impoverished backgrounds and to those with physical disabilities, with the ultimate aim being to encourage them to play an active role in their neighbourhood and to invest in their personal development.

The Johan Cruyff Foundation hopes to strengthen its existing projects in different countries by building on the knowledge and experience of members of the streetfootballworld network. The foundation would also like to use its influence on decision makers to promote streetfootballworld and to support the network’s goals.

AID PLANS

Interesting multiplier-effect project:

  • In six refugee shelters, 15 certified coaches will be trained to educate ten young refugees on how to organise football tournaments in their camps.
  • The main objective of these tournaments will be to actively involve young refugees living in the camp, to give them concrete responsibilities, to help them discover new talents, to increase their self-confidence and to teach them new skills.

BENEFICIARIES

1,800 children and young adults.

LINK

www.cruyff-foundation.org

OUR PARTNERS

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Balon Mundial

Balon Mundial

LOCATION AND GENERAL INFORMATION

OUR AIM

A.S.D. Balon Mundial Onlus is a non-profit organisation with core expertise in refugee work and was founded in 2012. Its main objective is to prevent and tackle any kind of discrimination or racism, using sport as a vehicle for education to challenge social exclusion. The target groups are young people and migrants living in Turin. All projects run by the organisation promote sport as a tool for social inclusion and fair play, the role of rules and peaceful conflict resolution. The organisation also aims to facilitate reintegration into learning or working life, developing transversal competences useful both in and off the pitch.

AID PLANS

  • To arrange intercultural football tournaments for refugees and migrants in Turin.
  • To enable migrant communities to serve as a social network for newly arrived migrants and refugees.
  • To run football coaching courses to promote the importance of fair play and respect and to run workshops on cultural habits and the legal system in Italy.

BENEFICIARIES

2,200 children

LINK

www.balonmundial.it

OUR PARTNERS

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KICKFAIR

Photo KickFair

LOCATION AND GENERAL INFORMATION

OUR AIM

Their vision: All young people should have equal opportunities to develop their personal and professional potential.

Their mission: To support young people in developing the skills and capacities they need to create a positive life plan by using the KICKFAIR educational approach.

What they do nationally: Teach personal skills, strengthen individual capacities, promote personal development, create long-term perspectives and develop further community engagement. KICKFAIR developed a holistic and comprehensive educational programme to give young people who lack opportunities and are at risk of social exclusion the chance to become active (co-) creators of their personal and professional futures.

What they do internationally: Convey global values and skills, promote transnational learning, facilitate cooperation and mutual learning and promote the experience of diversity as a strength. KICKFAIR works with recognised international partner organisations to give participating young people the opportunity to network internationally and to learn from one another.

AID PLANS

KICKFAIR wants to initiate pilot projects in two schools in Germany that provide welcome classes for refugees. Since these classes are mostly separate from regular classes, KICKFAIR wants to arrange football training sessions and a football tournament for both refugees and existing pupils using the football3 playing method. In addition, selected pupils from both the regular classes and the welcome classes will participate in workshops on cultural understanding and become ambassadors for their school and for integration.

BENEFICIARIES

1,620 children

LINK

www.kickfair.org/

OUR PARTNERS

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Sport 4 Life UK

Sport 4 Life image

LOCATION AND GENERAL INFORMATION

OUR AIM

In the city of Birmingham, an estimated 50,000 children and young people live in areas that are in the top 5% most deprived areas nationally. Sport 4 Life UK is an award-winning charity that changes the lives of these disadvantaged children and young people through the power of sport.

It works with children aged 8 to 16 who have struggled at school, endured difficult home lives or developed behavioural issues, and with young people aged 16 to 25 who have experienced long-term unemployment or been involved in the criminal justice system. Despite these challenging backgrounds, Sport 4 Life UK believes that every child and young person has the ability to make a positive change in their lives and to be a success story.

Sport 4 Life UK provides a helping hand on this journey through its sports-themed educational programmes. These programmes help children and young people to achieve something tangible – to build their confidence, develop their life skills, improve their health, transform their behaviour, gain a qualification or find a job – and ultimately to reach their true potential.

AID PLANS

A weekly programme of football and education sessions for 200 young people (including 140 refugees/migrants) in Birmingham. Employability is a central part of the programme, so many of the activities will be aimed at enhancing communication, teamwork and respect and skills such as CV writing and interview skills.

BENEFICIARIES

200 children and young adults aged 14 and over.

LINK

www.sport4life.org.uk/

OUR PARTNERS

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The Tigers Sport and Education Trust

Tigers Trust Pocklington

LOCATION AND GENERAL INFORMATION

OUR AIM

The Tigers Sport and Education Trust was founded in 1990 under the name of Hull City Football in the Community, with support from the Professional Footballers’ Association. It rebranded in 2007 to highlight its charitable status.
Directed by a board of trustees and governed by the league in which Hull City AFC play, the trust’s priority is a high standard of organisation and delivery within the sports development and education sector.
The trust uses sport to tackle a wide range of issues, such as health problems, unemployment and crime, and is a strong and very experienced organisation in the field of using football for good.

AID PLANS

The proposal includes:

  • weekly football activities for 240 refugees in Hull,
  • football festivals as opportunities for integration, and
  • language skills and coach education workshops as additional opportunities for the beneficiaries.

BENEFICIARIES

240 children and young adults

LINK

www.tigerstrust.co.uk

OUR PARTNERS

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Sport Against Racism Ireland

Description


Sport Against Racism Ireland (SARI) was founded in 1997 as a direct response to the growth of racist attacks from a small but vocal section of people in Ireland. This was a result of a dramatic increase in the number of foreign nationals living in Ireland. SARI’s mission is to support cultural integration and social inclusion in Ireland by using sport, particularly football, as a medium to combat racism, sectarianism, homophobia and other forms of discrimination. SARI organises regular football programmes, annual sporting events, school sports and educational programmes and cultural activities to tackle discrimination and to promote and support cultural integration and social inclusion.

Aid plans

The support of young people from migrant or refugee backgrounds is at the heart of all of SARI’s programmes. Funding is being requested for:

  • football education sessions at refugee centres,
  • a football programme targeted at young Muslim girls, and
  • two football integration festivals, including one on World Refugee Day in cooperation with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.

Beneficiaries

8,500 children and young adults aged ten and over

Links

www.sari.ie

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Play away, Play everywhere

OUR AIM


The UEFA Foundation for Children is supporting a social responsibility project for internally displaced persons, in particular children, from areas affected by the conflict in Ukraine. This project aims to promote the social integration of internally displaced children through football; encourage internally displaced children to adopt healthy lifestyles by doing sport, in particular football; provide access to safe sports facilities; foster personal development through education and training; and raise the local communities’ awareness of the project and the problems affecting internally displaced children.

Football as a social integration tool

  • The following key activities will be organised to achieve the objectives of this project:
  • Four football tournaments in cities located near to the conflict zone and in the regions containing the most displaced children;
  • Three UEFA Grassroots Leader courses for a total of 75 internally displaced physical education teachers
  • A special course for 50 regional project leaders in 25 regions of Ukraine, teaching them how to interact with internally displaced children;
  • One year’s free access to football training for 1,000 internally displaced children all over Ukraine;
  • Excursions for 1,000 internally displaced children, to visit football museums, stadiums and autograph signings with national team players;
  • Free tickets to national team and club matches for 2,000 internally displaced children (home matches in the period covered by this project );
  • Participation of 200 internally displaced children in the pre-match line-up ceremonies at national team and club matches
  • Fundraising and promotions among organisational and individual benefactors and sponsors for the benefit of internally displaced children

Links

www.ffu.org.ua

LOGOS

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Rheinflanke

A goalkeeper stops a goal.

LOCATION AND GENERAL INFORMATION

OUR AIM

Rheinflanke actively supports young people in their personal development to become responsible citizens in society. Their focus is on linking street football activities to educational opportunities. Football activities provide an easy entry point for participants to get involved in the education programmes. The organisation is a social service provider with a mission to create long-term and sustainable social projects for disadvantaged young people, particularly those with migrant backgrounds.

AID PLANS

Programme entitled ‘Learning German through football!’

    • To target young refugees in emergency accommodation at the former Tempelhof airport in Berlin.
    • To explicitly target young refugees aged between 10 and 18 who lack opportunities in education and personal development.
    • To teach football-related phrases as an easy start to learning German.

BENEFICIARIES

365 children aged between 10 and 18.

LINK

www.rheinflanke-berlin.de

OUR PARTNERS

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