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NFL GIVES BACK WITH THURSDAY NIGHT’S COLOR RUSH

Posted in: Foundation News, Community, Youth Football

NFL GIVES BACK WITH THURSDAY NIGHT'S COLOR RUSH
All NFL Proceeds Support Disaster Relief Efforts and Character Education Programs

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NFL CELEBRATES 10 YEARS OF GETTING KIDS ACTIVE AND HEALTHY THROUGH NFL PLAY 60

Posted in: Foundation News, Foundation Partners, Community

PLAY 60 Grants, In-School Programs, and Play Spaces Provide Foundation for Healthier and More Active Generation of Youth

NFL Teams to Host PLAY 60-Themed Games and Community Activities
During Weeks 3 and 4

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Character Playbook, Powered by EVERFI and Presented by the NFL and United Way, Reaches 88,000 Students in First Year

Posted in: Foundation Partners, Community

Program Expands with New Virtual Classroom Experience

in all 32 NFL Markets and Addition of 360 Schools

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NFL Foundation to Contribute $1 Million to Hurricane Irma Relief Efforts

Posted in: Foundation News, Community

The NFL Foundation will contribute $1 million to Hurricane Irma relief efforts to be split evenly between the American Red Cross and the five living former American Presidents' One America Appeal, it was announced today.

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Research Conducted by The Cooper Institute® Shows Positive Association for Health Outcomes for Students Participating in NFL PLAY 60 Programming

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Longitudinal observation showed increased aerobic capacity and decreased body mass index for schools participating in NFL Play 60 programs compared to non-participating schools.

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NFL AND LISC GRASSROOTS PROGRAM GRANTS MORE THAN $3 MILLION FOR NEW AND REFURBISHED COMMUNITY FOOTBALL FIELDS IN 17 CITIES

Posted in: Foundation Partners, Community, Youth Football

Nearly $43 million committed since 1998, supporting 322 projects nationwide

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NFL ANNOUNCES TEAM NOMINEES FOR WALTER PAYTON NFL MAN OF THE YEAR AWARD PRESENTED BY NATIONWIDE

Posted in: Foundation News, Foundation Partners, Community

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NFL FOUNDATION GRASSROOTS PROGRAM NOW OPEN

Posted in: Foundation News, Community

A Community Football Fields Program
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)

The NFL Foundation Grassroots Program is a partnership of the National Football League Foundation, which provides funding for the Program, and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), which provides technical assistance and manages the Program. The goal of the Program is to provide non-profit, neighborhood-based organizations with financial and technical assistance to improve the quality, safety, and accessibility of local football fields. The NFL Foundation Grassroots Program provides grants of up to $250,000 for capital improvement projects.

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NFL/LISC GRASSROOTS PROGRAM GRANTS $2.5 MILLION FOR NEW AND REFURBISHED COMMUNITY FOOTBALL FIELDS IN 15 CITIES

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Community organizations, schools and parks in 15 cities across the country will receive grants totaling $2.5 million to build or refurbish neighborhood football fields, it was announced today.

The NFL Foundation/LISC Grassroots Program, a partnership between the NFL Foundation and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), the nation’s leading community development support organization, has committed nearly $40 million to the program since 1998, supporting the creation or refurbishment of 306 fields nationwide.

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NFL FOUNDATION GRASSROOTS PROGRAM

Posted in: Foundation News, Foundation Partners, Community

NFL FOUNDATION GRASSROOTS PROGRAM
A Community Football Fields Program
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP)

The NFL Foundation Grassroots Program is a partnership of the National Football League Foundation, which provides funding for the Program, and the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), which provides technical assistance and manages the Program. The goal of the Program is to provide non-profit, neighborhood-based organizations with financial and technical assistance to improve the quality, safety, and accessibility of local football fields. The NFL Foundation Grassroots Program provides grants of up to $200,000 for capital improvement projects.

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