Helping to Grow the Game

The U.S. Soccer Foundation awards Safe Places to Play grants on a rolling basis to support field-building initiatives nationwide. Please see below for more information on the Foundation’s grant opportunities.

Key Dates for the 2020 Grant Cycles:

Safe Places to Play Grants

(Lighting, Irrigation, Sport Court)

2020 Spring Grant Cycle

January 2, 2020 – Letter of Interest (LOI) open
January 31, 2020 – Letter of Interest (LOI) due
February 7, 2020 – Application deadline
April 2020 – Awards announced

2020 Summer Grant Cycle - TBD

2020 Fall Grant Cycle - TBD

Safe Places to Play Synthetic Turf Grant Opportunity

(in partnership with AstroTurf)

Now Open - Rolling Admissions

Program Grants

Thank you for your interest in the U.S. Soccer Foundation’s Program Grants. The Foundation is reevaluating its granting strategy and is not soliciting applications at this time. We will update this page as new information becomes available.

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Program Grants

(Program Equipment and Program Operating Expenses)

Now Open - Rolling Admissions