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Annual Program and Field Grants

At the heart of the US Soccer Foundation's grant making programs is its open registration process that commences every year on August 1st. The brief online registration form solicits pertinent information on programs or projects that develop players, referees, and coaches with special emphasis on the economically disadvantaged in urban areas.

Annual Planning Grants

Introduced in the spring of 2007, the US Soccer Foundation's Planning Grants provide funding assistance to develop an initial master plan for proposed field projects. The Foundation is offering grants of up to $10,000 in the form of credit with Clough Harbour Sports, its Partner for Soccer Facility Design and Planning, who will provide successful applicants with a high quality master plan.  US_Soccer_Foundation_Logo

NSCAA Foundation Grants
Annually the NSCAA Foundation
conducts a grant application process to reward grants to underserved programs and clubs.  Grant applications are due into the NSCAA by November 30th and all recipients will be notified following the NSCAA Convention in January. The NSCAA Foundation invites charitable 501(c)3 organizations to submit an application for a grant from the Foundation.

Responsible Sports Community Grants

The Responsible Sports Community Grants are coming back! Liberty Mutual is now offering the Responsible Sports Community Grants for spring and fall: so now you'll have two chances to help your youth sports organization win a $2,500.00 Grant.


TOPSoccer & Soccer Start Grants

Last year, as a part of the 10th grant cycle and in partnership with adidas, US Youth Soccer awarded $85,000 in grants. Grants were first made available in 1998 with nearly $2 million given to date. US Youth Soccer has issued 380 awards to groups of various sizes across the United States. Specifically for TOPSoccer and Soccer Start programs these grants continue to assist in developing soccer programs and furthering The Game for ALL Kids!®. 

Recreation Grants Program

US Youth Soccer established a grants program to help recreation programs of US Youth Soccer State Associations and other organization members, in existence at least three years that are in need of assistance to maintain and grow their recreation programs.

Past Grant Recipients
Click this link to see a list of all past grant recipients.