April 13, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Roy Kessel firstname.lastname@example.org 312-498-4653
SPORTS PHILANTHROPY NETWORK FINALIZES FISCAL SPONSORSHIP WITH PLAYERS PHILANTHROPY FUND
The Sports Philanthropy Network is excited to announce that it has entered into a Fiscal Sponsorship with Players Philanthropy Fund.
Founded by Two-time Super Bowl Champion and Ravens “Ring of Honor” inductee Matt Stover and philanthropy expert Seth McDonnell, Players Philanthropy Fund is a 501(c)(3) public charity that enables athletes, entertainers and other philanthropists to create a dedicated fund that can accept tax-deductible contributions in support of any qualified charitable mission.
“We are excited to work with Players Philanthropy Fund,” said Roy Kessel, founder of the Sports Philanthropy Network. “Matt and Seth have created an incredible platform for supporting philanthropic efforts. The services and support of Players Philanthropy Fund will allow us to concentrate our efforts on providing media coverage and professional development programs for sports nonprofits. We are honored to be included within the Players Philanthropy Fund family.”
“Adding the Sports Philanthropy Network to our roster of clients will strengthen our ability to support and encourage the sports philanthropy community,” said Matt Stover, Co-Founder of Players Philanthropy Fund. “We have seen the high-level of interest and engagement with the Sports Philanthropy Network and we know that their efforts to elevate the field of sports philanthropy have drawn national and international attention. We look forward to supporting their work and giving them a platform to strengthen the organizations which provide a healthy environment for all types of athletes.”
“Having worked in the sports industry for over 20 years, I have seen the power that sports have to make a positive impact in the community,” said Kessel. “Sports philanthropy drives social change, impacts underserved communities, breaks down barriers and fights for social justice. We believe that by bringing together the leaders in the sports philanthropy industry, we will facilitate greater communication and collaboration among the leadership and staff of these amazing organizations. There are so many outstanding organizations who are already doing terrific work. We want to be able to connect them with the resources they need to grow and thrive so that they can continue to build stronger, healthier and more inclusive communities.”
“Having the support of Players Philanthropy Fund will allow us to concentrate our efforts on content creation and program delivery,” said Roy Kessel. “Their infrastructure and track record will provide us with the systems, resources and transparency that will give our donors and partners the comfort level to know that we will make a strong impact on the sports philanthropy community.”
About the Sports Philanthropy Network: The Sports Philanthropy Network is a national organization focused on providing educational resources, tools and connections for sports related non-profit organizations. Among these tools are media coverage, an event calendar highlighting upcoming sports philanthropy events, professional development training and resources, podcasts, webinars and a blog that covers sports philanthropy topics. The Sports Philanthropy Network is operating through a fiscal sponsorship with Players Philanthropy Fund (Federal Tax ID: 27-66011178), a Maryland charitable trust with federal tax-exempt status as a public charity under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions to the Sports Philanthropy Network are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. For more information, visit: www.SportsPhilanthropyNetwork.com.
About Players Philanthropy Fund: Founded by two-time Super Bowl Champion and Ravens “Ring of Honor” inductee Matt Stover and philanthropy expert Seth McDonnell, Players Philanthropy Fund – PPF is a 501(c)(3) public charity that enables athletes, entertainers and other philanthropists to create a dedicated fundthat can accept tax-deductible contributions in support of any qualified charitable mission. PPF’s primary service is establishing a charitable fund is our Fiscal Sponsorship, which most of the PPF client roster utilizes in facilitating their charitable efforts. The PPF platform offers a simple, efficient and cost-effective solution for collecting and distributing charitable assets, which provides a desirable alternative to the complexity, hassle and burden of operating an independent foundation. PPF will inspire and empower your philanthropy, while ensuring full compliance with legal requirements and nonprofit best practices to protect against any unnecessary risk to your valuable reputation.
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