The honor roll incentive program encourages children to perform well in the classroom through rewards and experiences and reaches 26,000+ students annually.
Presented by Old Spice, this program reaches children in gym classes, after-school programs and summer camps, exposing children to the game of soccer and emphasizing the soft skills developed through sport.
Children from the West End participate in this free recreational level soccer program competing in SAY East.
Ten mini pitches will be built by 2024 to provide a safe place for children to learn and play soccer. A map of current Mini Pitch locations can be found here and are open to the public to enjoy if programming is not scheduled.
FC Cincinnati Foundation hosts first Soccer Unites end of season celebration
A key focus area for FC Cincinnati Foundation is access and exposure to the sport of soccer. Soccer Unites, presented by Old Spice, has run since 2018 with former FC Cincinnati standout Omar Cummings visiting schools to introduce the sport to children. With the growth of the program, an after-school
Ray Gaddis Supports West End Community with Thanksgiving Meal Distribution
In the spirit of giving this holiday season, Ray Gaddis is helping provide Thanksgiving turkeys and all the fixings to over 100 families in Greater Cincinnati. The FC Cincinnati defender, who was named the 2022 Procter & Gamble Humanitarian of the Year, teamed up with Kroger, and the FC Cincinnati
FC Cincinnati Foundation opens mini pitch at Austinburg Park in Covington
FC Cincinnati Foundation opened its seventh mini pitch and the first in Northern Kentucky at Austinburg Park in Covington. The Northern Kentucky community came together to celebrate the opening with a ceremonial ribbon cutting event. The FC Cincinnati Foundation is pleased to support the Covington community with this investment, which
FC Cincinnati Foundation celebrates the West End Pride Season
The West End Pride, FC Cincinnati Foundation’s fully-funded rec soccer club for children who live, attend school, worship or whose parents work in the West End, completed its Fall 2022 season with an End of Year Celebration event at TQL Stadium. Participants enjoyed a dinner, received a medal of recognition
FC Cincinnati Foundation Celebrates the Start of the School Year with Academy of World Languages
FC Cincinnati Foundation celebrated the start of a new school year with a visit to Cincinnati Public School’s Academy of World Languages! Students participated in soccer activities, enjoyed a visit from Gary the Mascot and were able to take home their Learning Is Cool school year kickoff gift. The Learning
Ladies Lace Up raises over $80,000 to support FC Cincinnati Foundation
FC Cincinnati Foundation hosted its third annual sold-out Ladies Lace Up, presented by Secret. This women-only soccer 101 brought 150 local women together to have fun and learn more about the game from the FC Cincinnati coaching staff. Attendees enjoyed a ladies night out with pop-up shops, signature drinks &
FC Cincinnati Foundation’s West End Pride Program Kicks Off its Eighth Season
This week, the West End Pride kicks off its eighth season with over 150 players from the West End community. The fully-funded program brings recreational soccer to the neighborhood with participation in SAY East. On Wednesday, coaches, players and families gathered for equipment pick-up and to set the group up
FC Cincinnati Foundation continues commitment to West End neighborhood
FC Cincinnati Foundation invests $100,000 or more annually into the West End neighborhood through its grant program. Grant recipients must be non-profits located in and/or working on community building initiatives within the West End neighborhood. The next round of recipients has been announced, totaling $50,000 in grant contributions for the