Immerse yourself in their work - in video, picture and words - and then expand their reach by sharing with your networks in celebration of the human spirit and determination to create a better world for all. And, in November learn more about the winners of Collective Impact on Gender and Racial Equality and the Courageous Use of Sport awards.
2. Each week we'll release the inspiring stories of the shortlisters in each category and information on the SDGs they are working to achieve across our platforms. View our campaign schedule below and mark your calendars so you don’t miss out. Bookmark this page for easy access to the links for all the content.
3. Starting September 15, learn and hear from the shortlisters on Beyond Sport's IGTV and YouTube channels through ongoing campaign videos.
4. Register to join us for three-part Beyond Sport House from Home series - taking place across October and November - where we’ll dig deeper into issues across the campaign.
5.Most importantly - please amplify the experiences and impact of these amazing organizations and individuals who are leveraging sport for people and planet.
Backed by Comic Relief - a Beyond Sport Foundation partner since 2014 - and the BT Supporters Club, we will be investing in a group of organizations that are using sport to progress Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls and, in turn, advance society as a whole.
Supported by the grant funding and a comprehensive business support package, four organizations were selected to work together over one year, benefiting from each other’s individual expertise, sharing best practice and working through issues in real time to drive real, sustainable impact through sport.
Together with The DICK’S Sporting Goods Foundation, we are bringing together a group of four community sport organizations across the United States to collaborate in finding the best ways to harness team sports to address racial inequities and support Black communities
Helping to shape the guidelines and guide the group, will be an Advisory Panel of subject-matter experts in addition to expert partners: RISE; Play Equity Fund, established by the LA84 Foundation; the Global Sport Institute at Arizona State University; the Nascimento Foundation; and LISC. Laureus Sport for Good Foundation, along with providing additional funds, will also act as an expert partner and grant manager on the initiative.
Awarded to individuals who have shown dedication and courage in using sport to improve their communities. In the face of personal and societal adversity, the five young leaders are taking a stand against inequality and discrimination - and leading their communities to brighter futures.