Posts tagged "FundPlay"

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FundPlay: The Newest Sports-Based Youth Development Organizations Getting Free LeagueApps Software

Here are the Q1 2022 youth development organizations that we are granting free LeagueApps software to as part of our FundPlay initiative.

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FundPlay Highlight: How WINNERS Lacrosse is Bringing the Sport to Inner City DC Youth

We’re highlighting our amazing FundPlay partner—WINNERS Lacrosse, an organization that’s bringing lacrosse to inner city DC.

FundPlay Drive

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FundPlay Drive: How LeagueApps Is Making Sports Happen in Every Community

FundPlay Drive is back with a larger goal this year—to raise $100K, which will help South Bronx United build a mini soccer pitch and provide cash grants to other partners. Learn how you can help.

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FundPlay Friday: How LeagueApps Got Together to Support Our Community

LeagueApps celebrated our first FundPlay Friday, where we spent the day supporting sports-based youth development organizations.

NextUp Live S1E9: Former USTA Leader Discusses the Role of Tennis In Youth Sports

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NextUp Live S1E1: Talking with DREAM About the Field of Dreams

Welcome to S1E1 of NextUp Live where Benita Fitzgerald Mosley talks to Kip O’Rourke-Brown and Alejandro Diaz from DREAM, one of our newest FundPlay grant recipients.

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A New Kind of Collaborative Model: How We’re Partnering with WeCoach to Connect Clubs and SYBDs and Create Change

In 2019, only 38% of kids ages 6-12 played sports regularly, and kids from lower-income families were half as likely to play sports as those from higher-income families. These accessibility issues have only been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.   When we launched FundPlay in…

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Summer Bridge: Designing an App with NYC Youth

In late August, LeagueApps had the opportunity to participate in the Summer Bridge Program in NYC. With over 50 non-profit partners and a goal of placing 35,000 low-income students aged 14-24, this is the nation’s largest youth employment program!  The Summer Bridge program prioritizes low-income,…

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How A Decision To Withhold NYC Parks Permits Puts Kids At Risk

With continued uncertainty surrounding school reopenings, scholastic-based and after-school programs – and the kids they serve – are facing the immediate possibility of losing access to safe and affordable play spaces. This only increases the importance of local parks to fill those gaps and create…

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Difference Makers: Shamil Idriss

If you’ve been following LeagueApps for a while, you know that we believe in the power of sport to unify people and transform communities. So as a part of our recent OTAs (short for “Organized Team Activities”), we invited Shamil Idriss, CEO of Search for…

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Difference Makers: Luke Sims & RallyCap Sports

July is Disability Pride Month in New York City, and this past Sunday marked the 30th anniversary of the American with Disabilities Act. This is a time to recognize the progress we’ve made for people with disabilities, acknowledge how much more needs to be done,…