Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer’s is proud to announce the recipients of the 2021 Grow the Game Fund. $50,000 will be awarded to be invested in coaching education, referee education, infrastructure equipment, and many other areas designed to establish a long-term goal of “growing the game” of soccer within the communities.
The seven recipients for the 2021 Grow the Game Grant:
- Chester Upland Youth Soccer
- Eagle F.C
- Keystone F.C.
- Masjid Al Nur
- Nether United
- Philadelphia Parks and Recreation
- Ridley United Soccer Club
“Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer is committed to helping our membership grow the game. Whether it is educating new coaches, training new referees, or providing proper equipment for use, we are investing in the future of our sport”, Chris Branscome, CEO of Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer explained.
In addition, The Fund applied the ability of the program or activity to increase the visibility of the game in their community, the ability of the program or activity to have a positive impact on their club and their community and the ability of the program or activity to improve conditions that may currently have negative effect on achieving any of the above.
The projects selected established their vision for long-term growth of the game in support of Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer’s mission and vision; to enable our members to achieve the shared goals of our purpose; and to be recognized for excellence in participation, spectator appeal, competition, and gender equity.