Our Impact

Our Core Outcome Areas

We support the growth of programs that use sport to intentionally achieve four key outcomes:

  • Physical and Mental Health:  Increasing physical activity and enhancing mental wellbeing
  • Employment: Increasing qualifications and technical skills that lead to suitable employment
  • Education: Increased access to and completion of education
  • Community & Social Cohesion: Creating communities which embrace ethnic, cultural, and physical differences and which demonstrate reduced discrimination

 

Impact Highlights – From Our Work

We currently support 50 sport for development programs. In 2018, we reached more than 400,000 young people. Of that population, approximately:

  • 81% are low-income
  • 50% are female
  • 60% are African American
  • 16% are Latino/a

Out of our program portfolio, we measured the following impact on youth:

  • 82% of youth improved physical health
  • 81% of youth improved social-emotional health
  • 82% of youth improved educational outcomes
  • 95% of youth improved community cohesion
  • 51% of youth improved employment indicators

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