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ABOUT SPORTS 4 LIFE

In 2014, Sports 4 Life created a national initiative to increase the participation and retention of African-American and Hispanic girls, ages 11-18, in developmental youth sports programs. Through education, public awareness and grants to organizations nationwide, Sports 4 Life seeks to effect sustainable improvement to the overall health and development of girls in these communities.

The program has evolved and WSF now has two levels of funding to support to girl serving organizations across the country.

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With the generous support of espnW, we are giving grants to girls through the Sports 4 Life program.

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Official Press Release

We have awarded $272,500 to 52 organizations this year, which will serve more than 12,000 middle and high school students.

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2017 SPORTS 4 LIFE GRANTEES

This year the Sports 4 Life program is serving an unprecedented 52 organizations with a commitment to increasing access to sport for girls of color in their communities. We have awarded $272,500 in funding to these organizations this year, which will serve an estimated more than 12,000 middle and high school students.

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SPORTS 4 LIFE RESOURCES

Sports 4 Life is an investment in the future of African-American and Hispanic girls, enabling organizations around the country to makes sports accessible while imparting four foundational benefits of sports: leadership, self-esteem, confidence, and perseverance.

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