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AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION AND NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE EXPAND BACK TO SPORTS PROGRAM

Posted in: Foundation Partners, Player Health & Safety

Events slated across the country and include new, robust curriculum

The American Heart Association (AHA) and the National Football League (NFL) have teamed up to launch a program that is designed to help promote physical activity and safe sport participation among youth.

The program, titled Back to Sports, is geared towards the parents and caregivers of upper elementary, middle and high school aged students who actively participate in sports or are considering it as an extra-curricular activity. Through an additional grant program that has been established, Back to Sports will engage with athletic trainers who will serve as expert facilitators to deliver sports safety information in up to 100 communities across the country this year.

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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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SUPER BOWL XLIX CELEBRITY GOLF CLASSIC

Posted in: Foundation News, Foundation Partners

Twenty-five members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame will head the field of golfers in the 29th Annual NFL Super Bowl Celebrity Golf Classic on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015 at the Wildfire Golf Club at the JW Marriott Resort in Desert Ridge, Arizona.

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Leaders of the NFL’s Domestic-Violence Response Pledge 'Multiple Millions'

Posted in: Foundation News

Q&A with NFL Foundation Chairman Charlotte Jones Anderson and NFL Vice President of Social Responsibility Anna Isaacson

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

Posted in: Foundation News, Foundation Partners, Community

Awards add to $37 million committed since 1998, resulting in 290 neighborhood fields

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NFL Foundation Awards $750,000 in Grants for Youth Football Camps

252 Current and Former NFL Players and Coaches Received Grants to Host Camps

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Cardinals Team President and NFL Foundation Board Member Michael Bidwill

Arizona Cardinals President Michael Bidwill honored by Arizona Chamber Of Commerice and Industry.

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ARIZONA SUPER BOWL HOST COMMITTEE LAUNCHES COMMUNITY CAMPAIGN

Host Committee partners with NFL Foundation to distribute $2 million to Arizona nonprofits

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NFL Foundation, NFL Clubs To Fund Athletic Trainers

Posted in: Foundation News

The National Football League Foundation and NFL teams will fund athletic trainers in underserved high schools nationwide, it was announced today. The announcement was made as part of a White House summit on youth sports safety.

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NFL Foundation Commits $45 Million to USA Football

Posted in: Foundation News, Youth Football

The National Football League Foundation has approved a $45 million grant to USA Football to support the growth of youth football, it was announced today. The grant will provide funding for USA Football over the next five years.

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