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Youth Football Camp Grant Is Now Open

Posted in: Foundation News, Youth Football

The 2013 Youth Football Camp grant application is now open! Current and former NFL players and coaches who are interested in hosting a free, non-contact youth football camp can apply for funding from the foundation.

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Heads Up Football Launched Today

Posted in: Foundation News, Youth Football

MORE THAN 900 YOUTH LEAGUES COMMIT TO SAFER FOOTBALL THROUGH USA FOOTBALL’S HEADS UP FOOTBALL PROGRAM

Nationwide program launched with $1.5 million grant from the NFL Foundation

“As chairman of the NFL Foundation and as a parent of two young football players, I believe the Heads Up Football program is essential in making the game we all love safer for youth players,” said CHARLOTTE JONES ANDERSON, Dallas Cowboys executive vice president and chief brand officer. “The program is also important for parents, providing resources for their kids to play the game safely and properly. The NFL Foundation is pleased to be supporting this important program.”

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USA Football to Lead Player Safety on Youth Level

Posted in: Foundation Partners, Youth Football, Player Health & Safety

USA Football, the national governing body of the sport in the United States, will conduct its first Heads Up Football Master Trainer workshop on March 2-3 in Indianapolis.

USA Football will instruct 21 Master Trainers, including some of the top high school football coaches in the nation as well as former NFL and college players. This group will then teach the Heads Up Football program to youth league leaders across the country.

Heads Up Football is a comprehensive approach to a better and safer game, encompassing USA Football’s accredited Level 1 Coach Certification Course, Heads Up Tackling techniques, educating leagues on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) concussion recognition and response protocols and instructing on proper helmet and shoulder pad fitting. USA Football’s Master Trainers bring a wealth of experience and success – including a combined 26 high school state championships – to the position.

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NFL Foundation Chairman Shares Her Perspective on Youth Football and Safety

Posted in: Foundation News

NFL Foundation Chairman Shares Her Perspective on Youth Football and SafetyCharlotte Jones Anderson, Chairman of the NFL Foundation recently shared her thoughts on youth football and safety in an interview with “Intentional Grounding” on KTCK-AM radio. During the interview, Anderson spoke about the need for youth football coaches, parents and even the players to be better informed about how to play correctly and safely.

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Coach Steve Specht Named Don Shula NFL High School Coach of the Year

Posted in: Youth Football

St. Xavier High School Coach is a Twenty-One Year Coaching Veteran from Cincinnati, OH

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NFL Provides $100,000 In Pro Bowl Grants To Hawaiian Non-Profit Organizations

Posted in: Community

NFL Provides $100,000 In Pro Bowl Grants To Hawaiian Non-Profit OrganizationsGrants to Hawaiian Non-Profits from the National Football League Foundation in Last Decade Total More Than $1.5 Million

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NFL Announces New Charitable Organization: The National Football League Foundation

Posted in: Foundation News

NFL Announces New Charitable Organization: The National Football League FoundationIn December 2012, the NFL Commissioner ROGER GOODELL announced the formation of the newly created National Football League Foundation.

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