Support Our Work
The Foundation’s Participation, Education, Advocacy, Research and Leadership programs are made possible by individual, foundation and corporate contributions.
Teaming up with the Women’s Sports Foundation gives you and your organization the opportunity to invest in the health and well-being of girls and women.
Our mission is simple: to advance the lives of girls and women through sport and physical activity
If your organization…
- Cares deeply about turning this generation of girls into the next generation of successful women,
- Stands up for equality, fights discrimination and injustice, and fosters healthy lives for girls,
- Believes in the long-term health benefits of physical activity, and
- Applauds girls and women in sports…
Then we need you to join our team! Contact Aleia Naylor, Vice President, Marketing for more information.
5 Reasons to Partner with the WSF
1. Meaningful Mission
The Women’s Sports Foundation advances the lives of women and girls through sports and physical activity.
- We were founded by Billie Jean King to bring equal play to sports,
- We get girls active in underserved communities,
- We promote healthy lifestyles, and
- We give a voice to women athletes
2. Well-managed Team
The Foundation has received numerous honors and awards for its work, including the International Olympic Committee’s Women and Sport Trophy in 2000, the first time the award was given; the Charity Navigator four-star review and the United Nations Consultative Status to the Economic and Social Council. The Foundation is the only non-governmental sport organization in the world to receive such designation, which permits Foundation representatives to attend United Nations meetings.
The Women’s Sports Foundation Annual Report and GoGirlGo! community year-end reports are distributed annually and available to the public. Our reports include a full detailing of financial figures and program achievements. Over the past decade, the Foundation has spent on average more than 80 cents of every dollar on programming support for girls and women in sports and physical activity and less than 20 cents on fundraising and administration costs.
4. Caused-related Marketing
2007 Cone Cause Evolution Survey shows 86% of Americans consider a company’s commitment to social issues when deciding which companies to give their business. Aligning with the Women’s Sports Foundation will positively impact your corporate image and change the lives of girls and women.
5. Diversified Partnerships
Our partnerships provide multiple philanthropic and cause marketing opportunities. Our marketing team can customize sponsorship programs to obtain a perfect match with your company objectives. From Run/Walks, Athlete Clinics and Black-tie Galas to Research Funding and Grant-making, we offer a diverse range of national and local opportunities.
We created the GoGirlGo! program to build healthy, active and confident girls. GogirlGo! is a national program with demonstration communities in Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, New York and Seattle. This national education and grant program reaches more than 100,000 girls annually.
Annual Salute to Women in Sports Awards
An annual New York City benefit gala and media event that gathers Olympic and champion female athletes together with media, celebrities in film and television, and corporate and civic elite to celebrate the achievements of women in sports and showcase the best individual and team performances of the year.
The Travel & Training Fund provides direct financial assistance to aspiring athletes with successful competitive records who have the potential to achieve even higher performance levels and rankings. Assistance is provided for coaching, specialized training, equipment, attire and/or travel.
The Foundation has a rich history as the leading authority in women’s sports. Media, governmental agencies, corporate America and advertising agencies turn to us for the most current data and analysis. We conduct research projects covering issues surrounding women’s athletics, trends in girls’ participation, gender equity and the long-term physical and mental health benefits of an active life.
Gift and Service In-kind Support
Gift and Service in-kind donation opportunities are available through Women’s Sports Foundation galas, grassroots events series, outreach programs and office support. For More Information: If your organization supports the vision of the Foundation and understands the importance of cause-related marketing, please review our national, local, grant and event partnership opportunities, then contact us:
Vice President, Marketing
Women’s Sports Foundation
247 West 30th Street, Suite 7R
New York, NY 11364