Our Impact

Our Core Outcome Areas

  • Physical activity: Increased physical activity access and quality
  • Health: Enhancing mental wellbeing, encouraging healthy behavior change, and improved physical health
  • Education: Increased access to and completion of education
  • Gender equity: Promoting equality, empowerment, and safety for girls and young women
  • Employability: Developing skills and creating pathways to employment
  • Inclusive society: Creating communities which embrace ethnic, cultural, and physical differences and which demonstrate reduced discrimination
  • Peaceful society: Resolving conflict, community peace-building, safe spaces, and reducing youth violence and incarceration


Impact Highlights – From Our Work

We currently support 50 sport for development programs. In 2017 we reached more than 428,000 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 at-risk youth improved physical health
  • 81% of at risk youth improved social-emotional health
  • 82% of at-risk youth improved educational outcomes
  • 95% of at-risk youth improved community cohesion
  • 51% of at-risk youth improved employment indicators

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