Laureus Sport for Good USA Announces 2023 Grant Award Recipients

Laureus Sport for Good USA Announces 2023 Grant Award Recipients

Non-profit organizations awarded are using sport as a tool for youth development across the United States, including our key Sport for Good Cities.

For the 2023 grant cycle, Laureus USA is proud to announce grant support to a wide range of sports-based youth development programs in our four Sport for Good cities of Atlanta, Chicago, New Orleans and New York, as well as nationally in Memphis, Los Angeles, Dallas, Denver, Baltimore, and Stamford, CT.

Funding through this program will support projects across more than 30 different sports, ranging from rugby and soccer to boxing and equestrian. Below is a full list of funded organizations: 


Girls on the Run Georgia, LEAD, First Tee – Metro Atlanta, Atlanta Track Club, Atlanta Youth Rugby, Atlanta Police Athletic League, Field of Dreams Academy, Bearings Bike Shop, Swem Kids, Netball America, Soccer in the Streets and the Salvation Army Bellwood Boys & Girls Club.


Alternative Schools Network,  America SCORES Chicago,  B.I.G. Baseball Academy, Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council,  Beat the Streets Chicago, Box United, Boxing Out Negativity,  Boys & Girls Club of Rockford, BUILD, Inc, Chicago Lions Youth Rugby, Chicago Run, Chicago Training Center, Chicago Youth Boxing Club,  First Tee of Greater Chicago,  FOUS Youth Development, Generations for Peace,  Girls in the Game,  Girls on the Run Chicago, Girls on the Run Middle IL,  Grand Boulevard Services,  Heart of the City, Kids Enjoy Exercise Now,  KTs Kids, Lost Boyz Inc, MetroSquash, PeacePlayers, Play Like a Champion, Playworks IL,  Project Education Plus, Puerto Rican Cultural Center, Refugee Education and Adventure Challenge, The ACE Project, The Bloc, The Center for Healing and Justice through Sport, UCAN, Urban Initiatives, US Tennis Association, US Soccer Foundation, YEMBA, YMCA of Metro Chicago, and  YMCA of West Central IL.

New Orleans

Yeah! Yoga!, Dancing Grounds, Community Works of LA, The 18th Ward, A’s and Aces, Girls on the Run New Orleans, New Orleans Ballet Association, Youth Run NOLA, New Orleans Community Sailing, Excite Allstars, and Reaching for the Stars.

New York

Girls on the Run NYC, South Bronx United, Play Rugby USA, America Scores NY, PowerPlay, Harold Hunter Foundation, STEM from Dance, Kings County Tennis League, Gallop NYC, Urban Dove, Figure Skating in Harlem, Hudson River Community Sailing, Row New York, Bronx Lacrosse, KEEN NY, Riverside Hawks, Harlem Junior Tennis and Education Program, Active Plus, Mary Mitchell Center, We Got Next Sports, I Challenge Myself, Legacy Volleyball, Grand Slam Bronx Foundation, We Run Brownsville, Grow Our Game, Brooklyn Youth Sports Club, PISTE/Fencing in the Park, and Jeuness Track Club.


Memphis Inner City Rugby, Soccer Without Borders, SOS Outreach, Bridge Lacrosse, P.F. Bresee, East LA Rising, Sloane Stephens Foundation, America Scores LA, PeacePlayers LA, Keen LA, Beat the Streets LA, and Pete Brown Jr. Tennis.

About Laureus Sport for Good USA 

Laureus USA is a non-profit, grant-making organization that works to improve the lives of youth and unite communities through the power of sport. Since 2012, we have impacted the lives of over one million youth by investing $20 million in sports-based youth development organizations around the country that unleash the power of sport to enhance physical and mental health, improve educational and employment outcomes, and address critical social justice issues. Laureus USA is a member of the global Laureus network, which includes 7 National Laureus Sport for Good Foundations, 1 Global Foundation, the Laureus World Sports Academy (and Ambassadors), and the Laureus World Sports Awards. Learn more about Sport for Good at


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