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Expression of Interest (EOI) Submission

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Important to note: 

  • This initial submission window is open from March 15th—March 28th, 2021
  • This is an initial Expression of Interest (EOI) form; this is not the full application
  • Completing the EOI does not guarantee your project will be considered for a funding award 
  • An accepted project will be granted awards up to $5,000
  • The purpose of this grant is to support ongoing projects that use soccer to create social impact in communities across the United States. 
  • Acceptance of this form by the review committee at streetfootballworld USA means you will be eligible to apply for the official Request for Proposal (RFP). 
  • AO Impact will only fund organizations that 1) use soccer to address a particular and relevant social issue 2) provide free access to the game for underserved communities 
  • EOIs submitted jointly by AO Chapters and local soccer-based non-profits will be given priority

Eligibility Criteria: 

With the submission of this EOI, organizations confirm that they meet the following criteria:

  • Be a legal and tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization 
  • Be politically and religiously independent and not-for-profit
  • Not be discriminatory in any way (social, ethnic, racial, religious, financial, gender-based, or sexual orientation)
  • Be committed to transparent practices (accounting, administration, and governance)
  • Be financially sustainable for the coming 12 months