Spotlight

The Sports Shed Chicago Spotlight

The Sports Shed works with non-profit organizations in under resourced communities throughout Chicago and the suburbs who struggle to offer athletic programs with little to no budget. The Sports Shed serves public, charter, and private schools in addition to organizations like after school programs and park districts.

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Newsstand

Sports Philanthropy Newsstand 10-12-20

We are excited to confirm that former NFL Running Back Warrick Dunn will join us for the Opening Keynote and a special conversation with Darrin Gray, CMO of Athletes in Action. After a career with Tampa Bay and Atlanta, Warrick has been one of the leaders and role models demonstrating how great of an impact athletes can have by using their fame, skills and business relationships for the power of good.

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Youth Sports Foundation Spotlight

The Youth Sports Foundation was created to help provide the opportunity and the means by which any child at the 3rd-7th grade school age in Muscatine, Iowa and surrounding commmunities can actively participate in an organized sport that values personal integrity, team and leadership skills, in a fun and healthy learning environment.

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Podcast

PODCAST: S3:EP17–Kathy McAllister, GOALS Haiti

Join us for S3:EP17 of the Sports Philanthropy Podcast as Kathy McAllister, Executive Director of GOALS Haiti, sits down with our host, Roy Kessel, to discuss her experiences and the impact GOALS has had on the communities in Haiti by giving youth and their families opportunities to play while achieving long-lasting development through sport.

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Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation Spotlight

The Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation (NREF) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization created in 1980 by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) to support research and education efforts that enhance and confirm the critical role neurosurgeons play in improving lives.

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Events

Troy Vincent added to Sports Philanthropy World Main Stage

Sports Philanthropy World is very excited to announce that NFL Executive Vice President Troy Vincent is going to be participating on the Main Stage Panel for Teams, Leagues and Associations. Troy has a long record of success in college (Wisconsin), the NFL (Eagles) and his post-playing career with the NFLPA and the NFL.

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Events

POP Pitch Competition Announced

In conjunction with Green Kite Fundraising, the Sports Philanthropy Network has announced a POP Pitch competition to be held in conjunction with the Sports Philanthropy World Conference on October 26-27th.

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Newsstand

Sports Philanthropy Newsstand 10-5-20

We are excited to confirm that Troy Vincent, Executive VP of the NFL as one of our Main Stage panelists on the Leagues and Teams Panel at Sports Philanthropy World. At press time, we have over 225 participants representing 30 states and 24 countries.

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Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation Spotlight

The Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation distributes funds through Community Grants, Grand Slam Awards, Diamonds Back Field Building, Education Initiatives, Youth Baseball and Outreach programs, and strategic partnerships with key community partners and non-profit organizations. The Diamondbacks foundation has raised $60 million for charitable causes through their events and programs.

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DC SCORES Spotlight

DC SCORES strives to build the whole child. They envision a DC where every child – no matter their family income – experiences the joys of childhood: sports, arts, service, and being part of a team. Where every child is empowered to find academic success and grow into an emotionally and physically healthy teen and adult and every neighborhood supports and celebrates its children and their accomplishments on and off the playing field.

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Podcast

PODCAST: S3:EP15–Ricky Volante, The Professional Collegiate League

Join us for S3:EP13 of the Sports Philanthropy Podcast as Ricky Volante, Chief Executive Officer of the Professional Collegiate League, sits down with our host, Roy Kessel, to discuss his vision for transforming the landscape of college basketball by giving athletes opportunities to study while playing professionally.

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Newsstand

Sports Philanthropy Newsstand 9-28-20

Sports Philanthropy World is growing each day. At press time, we already have 170 participants representing 25 states and 17 countries. Keep checking the ticker on our Sports Philanthropy World page for the latest numbers. We continue to add outstanding speakers to a lineup which already includes Richard Lapchick, David Meltzer and Leigh Steinberg. The updated lineup of speakers and sessions will be released on October 5, 2020.

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Podcast

PODCAST: S3:EP14 — Darren Tessitore, Drug Free World

Join us for S3:EP14 of the Sports Philanthropy Podcast as Darren Tessitore, Drug Free World, sits down with our host, Roy Kessel, to discuss his role as an ambassador for the nonprofit, Drug Free World, their programs, how they are involved in the sports community, and how he got his start.

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