FIFA believes that football is more than just a game. To harness football’s huge potential and support existing football-based community projects, FIFA launched the Football for Hope initiative in 2005. The initiative’s main aim is to help improve the lives and prospects of young people around the world.

FIFA support our football programs.


Cordaid is a civil society organization focusing on development and collaboration in vulnerable regions and areas of conflict. Their work helps people in disintegrated societies, vulnerable regions and areas of conflict to build flourishing communities.

Cordaid have supported our community resilience program.


streetfootballworld see football as not just a game but rather a great uniting force – a universal language we speak and a common culture we share. Whether at the final of the World Cup or on the streets of a rural town, football has the power to bring people together and instill in them a sense of community and companionship. They use the power of football to drive social change.

streetfootballworld support our football programs.

Concern Worldwide

Concern is an international humanitarian organisation dedicated to tackling poverty and suffering in the world’s poorest countries. They work in partnership with the very poorest people in these countries thus directly enabling them to improve their lives.

Concern support our education and community empowerment programs.

Women Win

Women Win is the global leader in girls’ empowerment through sport. They leverage the power of play to help girls build leadership and become better equipped to exercise their rights. They use sports to help girls thrive as they face the most pressing issues of adolescence, including accessing sexual and reproductive health and rights, addressing gender-based violence and achieving economic empowerment.

Women Win support our girls empowerment program.

Coaches Across Continents

Coaches Across Continents is a global leader in the sport for social impact movement. They partner with local organizations to implement their award-winning ‘Hat-Trick Initiative’ that focuses on local social issues such as female empowerment and conflict resolution.

CAC support our football programs.

One World Play Project

One World Play are turning the world into a field of play. Play empowers and connects people. It enables hope, opportunity and optimism. To them, there is nothing more essential than play. Play doesn’t just belong on the schoolyard—it heals and rebuilds communities devastated by war, disaster, disease and poverty. Through play they help individuals and communities thrive and transform themselves and the world.

One World Play support our football programs.

Seed Programs International

SPI provides quality seed to impoverished communities in developing countries enabling them to grow some of their own food. In addition to seed, SPI provides critical seed expertise and experience operating seed based self help programs.SPI has shipped enough seed to plant over 1,000,000 vegetable gardens, providing more than 20 kinds of vegetables that are rich in vitamins and minerals often missing in people’s diets.

SPI support our community resilience program.

Tackle Africa

TackleAfrica uses the power and popularity of football to deliver HIV education to young people on football pitches across the continent. They train coaches in Africa to use fun, interactive football drills with the young people in their communities. They target young people in Africa who love football, but whose location and age means they are most at risk of contracting HIV.