The Football Club Social Alliance is made up of professional European football clubs who have united to use the unifying power and values of football to contribute to the education of disadvantaged young people and to sustainably foster their development.
The Alliance’s focus is the good of children and youth in difficult living conditions and the promotion of integration, peace building and development initiatives.
* FC Basel 1893 (Founding member of the Alliance since 2008)
– Projects: Palestine 2010/11, Sri Lanka 2010/11, Sudan 2009/10, Kosovo 2008/09, Special Youth Camps 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
* SV Werder Bremen (Founding partner since 2008)
– Projects: Uganda 2012, Palestine 2010/11, Kosovo 2008/09, Special Youth Camps 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
* Bayer 04 Leverkusen (Member since 2008)
– Projects: Uganda 2012, Palestine 2010/11, Sudan 2009/10, Special youth Camps 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
* Hapoel Tel Aviv FC (Member since 2010)
– Project: Palestine 2010/11
* FK Austrian Wien (Member since 2012)
– Project: Special Youth Camp 2012
The Football Club Social Alliance aims:
- to educate young people worldwide to become qualified football coaches and role models for children.
- to reach thousands of children and youth in difficult circumstances through football and with the help of our educated Young Coaches.
- to teach children positive values such as mutual respect, solidarity, teamwork.
- to promote disability football for children and adolescents.
Below is the 3-pillar model for the curriculum developed by The Football Club Social Alliance.
Projects (click on the country to learn more):
* Uganda (Ongoing Young Coach-Education Program with emphasis on Health/Hygiene)
* Palestine (Football Education Program in the West Bank, completed in 2011)
* Sri Lanka (Football Education Program in the former civil war region Mannar, completed in 2011)
* Sudan (Football Education Program for young Sudanese men and women from different ethnic and social backgrounds in Karthoum, completed in 2010)
* Kosovo (Football Education Program set up in support of girls’ and women’s football, completed in 2009)
* Disability Football
– Special one week football training camp for youth with a mental and/or physical disability.
– Education for Young Coaches without or with a mental/physical disability
How to get involved:
* Make a tax-deductible donation.