Soccer 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:
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)
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.