Soccer projects shortlisted for Beyond Sport 2013 Awards

beyondsportSoccer was well represented in the announcement of the Shortlist for the Beyond Sport Awards 2013.

In total, nominations came from just under 400 entries from more than 125 countries.

The winners will be be announced at the Beyond Sport Summit 2013 in Philadelphia, September 9-11.

Each of the Shortlisted entries receive a free invitation to the Beyond Sport Summit 2013 as well as support in travel to and accommodation during the Summit.

Here’s a list of the soccer for social change projects below. If you’d like to see the entire list, please visit the Beyond Sports website.

BEYOND SPORT COMMUNITY AWARDS

BEST NEW PROJECT:

Father’s Football – United Kingdom

SPORT FOR SOCIAL INCLUSION AWARD:

A Ganar – Worldwide

Soccer Without Borders USA – United States

Yuwa – India

SPORT FOR CONFLICT RESOLUTION AWARD:

L.A.C.E.S. (Life and Change Experienced thru Sports) – Liberia

SPORT FOR HEALTH AWARD

Increasing Access of Sexual and Reproductive Health Information and Services to Adolescents and Youth – Kilifi County, Kenya (a project of Moving The Goalposts)

Rumah Cemara Football Programme – Meaningful Involvement of People Living with HIV – Indonesia

Soccer for Success – United States (a project of the U.S Soccer Foundation)

SPORT FOR THE ENVIRONMENT AWARD

Dibanisa Environmental Programme – South Africa (a project of the Football Foundation of South Africa)

CORPORATE AND FEDERATION AWARDS

SPORT TEAM OF THE YEAR

Charlton Athletic Trust – United Kingdom

CORPORATE OF THE YEAR

Standard Lesotho Bank – Lesotho

Congratulations to the organizations above as well as to all those who made the Shortlist of the Beyond Sport Awards 2013.

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