How Common Goal Drives Impact

of members income
pledged to the common goal
  • Investment in Common Goal has continued to grow with each year and, with a small commitment, big changes can be made to the lives of young people around the world.

  • Common Goal’s investment strategy is two-fold which allows for the most sustainable impact in communities with funds going to either Collective Projects or to individual football for good organisations.

63
Community Organisations

With support from Common Goal in 2021, 36 organisations were able to improve and/or increase...

8
Collective Projects

Common Goal funded Collective Projects that generated the following impact in 2021:

1
COVID-19 Response Fund

Support to organisations from the COVID-19 Response fund allowed for... 

63
Community Organisations

With support from Common Goal in 2021, 36 organisations were able to improve and/or increase...

8
Collective Projects

Common Goal funded Collective Projects that generated the following impact in 2021:

1
COVID-19 Response Fund

Support to organisations from the COVID-19 Response fund allowed for... 

* Organisations could provide multiple responses.

Percentages refer to number of organisations.

Allocation of Funds 36

organisations surveyed on how they used their funds in 2021

61%

used the funds to improve their programmes

39%

invested the funds in capacity, resources, and sustainability

Programmes 49%

of organisations offered more activities

46%

welcomed more participants to their programmes

Capacity & Expertise 43%

increased the capacity or expertise of the team

46%

increased the quality of their programme

Opportunities 46%

improved the personal development of participants.

16%

improved their M&E capacity and expertise

Facilities 43%

bought or improved material for their activities

16%

of organisations built or improved infrastructure

communication 24%

of organisations increased their visibility

ARP | Since 2021 12

entities joined the Anti-Racism coalition.

26

executives from 4 professional clubs completed the Executive Level Training series.

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Anti-Racist youth league strategic framework developed.

Common Ground | since 2020 3,490

youth playing street football on Common Grounds in Germany.

393

mentors and youth leaders engaged in Common Ground.

17

schools hosted a Common Ground in 2021.

GG5 Accelerator | since 2020 _

SOMOS Equidad launched in Latin America.

36

female staff & coaches trained to champion gender equality in their communities.

3,200

players expected to be reached in 2022.

MHM | since 2018 1,400

girls empowered to manage their period safely, hygienically and with confidence.

14

coaches qualified to deliver MHM training sessions and train MHM trainers.

100+

organisations across the world started using the MHM Education Guide.

Play Proud | since 2019 10

organisations across 7 countries integrated LGBTQ+ inclusion as part of their curricula.

22

coaches trained to create an open, safe, and inclusive environment for LGBTQ+ youth.

70%

of coaches learnt new training methods to combat homophobia, biphobia, transphobia.

Playing for Peace | since 2021 _

Football for Peacebuilding Curricula developed.

41

youth leaders selected by implementing organisations to become Peace Agents.

70%

of organisations elledged Peace Agents based on their commitment to peacebuilding.

SEA | since 2018 480

young people accessed football coaching.

29

trained coaches delivering regular sessions.

15

organisations strengthened their financial sustainability.

Education & Awareness 32%

of organisations used the fund for educational activities in online environment

36%

used the fund for online activities to keep participants engaged and physically active

41%

used the fund to raise awareness on COVID-19 and preventive measures

Essential Services, Health & Emotional Support 58%

of organisations used the fund for food distribution

56%

of organisations used the fund for distributing sanitation and hygiene supplies

29%

of organisations used the fund for emotional health support for participants

How Common Goal Drives Impact

of members income
pledged to the common goal
  • Investment in Common Goal has continued to grow with each year and, with a small commitment, big changes can be made to the lives of young people around the world.

  • Common Goal’s investment strategy is two-fold which allows for the most sustainable impact in communities with funds going to either Collective Projects or to individual football for good organisations.

63
Community Organisations

With support from Common Goal in 2021, 36 organisations were able to improve and/or increase...

Allocation of Funds
36

organisations surveyed on how they used their funds in 2021

61%

used the funds to improve their programmes

39%

invested the funds in capacity, resources, and sustainability

Programmes
49%

of organisations offered more activities

46%

welcomed more participants to their programmes

Capacity & Expertise
43%

increased the capacity or expertise of the team

46%

increased the quality of their programme

Opportunities
46%

improved the personal development of participants.

16%

improved their M&E capacity and expertise

Facilities
43%

bought or improved material for their activities

16%

of organisations built or improved infrastructure

communication
24%

of organisations increased their visibility

8
Collective Projects

Common Goal funded Collective Projects that generated the following impact in 2021:

ARP | Since 2021
12

entities joined the Anti-Racism coalition.

26

executives from 4 professional clubs completed the Executive Level Training series.

_

Anti-Racist youth league strategic framework developed.

Common Ground | since 2020
3,490

youth playing street football on Common Grounds in Germany.

393

mentors and youth leaders engaged in Common Ground.

17

schools hosted a Common Ground in 2021.

GG5 Accelerator | since 2020
_

SOMOS Equidad launched in Latin America.

36

female staff & coaches trained to champion gender equality in their communities.

3,200

players expected to be reached in 2022.

MHM | since 2018
1,400

girls empowered to manage their period safely, hygienically and with confidence.

14

coaches qualified to deliver MHM training sessions and train MHM trainers.

100+

organisations across the world started using the MHM Education Guide.

Play Proud | since 2019
10

organisations across 7 countries integrated LGBTQ+ inclusion as part of their curricula.

22

coaches trained to create an open, safe, and inclusive environment for LGBTQ+ youth.

70%

of coaches learnt new training methods to combat homophobia, biphobia, transphobia.

Playing for Peace | since 2021
_

Football for Peacebuilding Curricula developed.

41

youth leaders selected by implementing organisations to become Peace Agents.

70%

of organisations elledged Peace Agents based on their commitment to peacebuilding.

SEA | since 2018
480

young people accessed football coaching.

29

trained coaches delivering regular sessions.

15

organisations strengthened their financial sustainability.

1
COVID-19 Response Fund

Support to organisations from the COVID-19 Response fund allowed for... 

Education & Awareness
32%

of organisations used the fund for educational activities in online environment

36%

used the fund for online activities to keep participants engaged and physically active

41%

used the fund to raise awareness on COVID-19 and preventive measures

Essential Services, Health & Emotional Support
58%

of organisations used the fund for food distribution

56%

of organisations used the fund for distributing sanitation and hygiene supplies

29%

of organisations used the fund for emotional health support for participants

Collective Projects

Collective Projects use football to advance social change towards Global Goals. Through shared knowledge we bring together the two worlds of football to create meaningful impact on the lives of young people.

The Anti-Racist Project
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The Anti-Racist Project

Tackling racism through football

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Common Ground
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Common Ground

Play, Lead, Create

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Global Goal 5 Accelerator
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Global Goal 5 Accelerator

Driving progress towards gender equality

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Menstrual Hygiene Management
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Menstrual Hygiene Management

Tackling social taboos to empower young women

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Play Proud
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Play Proud

Providing safe spaces for LGBTQ+ communities

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Playing for Peace

Playing for Peace

Enabling young people to lead the creation of peaceful societies how

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Social Enterprise Assist
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Social Enterprise Assist

Powering sustainable funding and employment opportunities

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COVID-19 Response Fund
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COVID-19 Response Fund

Supporting Community Organisations during the global pandemic

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The Global Goals

All of the money raised through Common Goal goes towards driving progress towards the UNs Sustainable Development Goals. Here you can explore the ways the movement has contributed to specific Global Goals.