After more than eight years of leading the charity, Matt Stevenson-Dodd will be stepping down as CEO to pursue new opportunities beyond Street League. During the time that Matt has led the organisation, with support from our funders and partners, Street League has grown significantly to help many thousands of young people change their lives through the power of sport.Read more
On Wednesday, 27th November 2018, The London Marathon Charitable Trust announced its first Strategic Partnerships Grants totalling £2.6million to six large-scale projects across the UK to get more people active. Street League was one amongst the six, receiving £500,000 grant funding to support young people in the London and Surrey area.Read more
In 2016, we began reporting the number of young people we didn’t help, encouraging the charity sector to commit to transparently reporting social impact. In our third year of celebrating our #CallForClarity campaign, we have produced our very first all-digital annual report, in an attempt to be even more informative, clearer and transparent.Read more
Upshot, a digital impact measurement organisation, and the Sports Think Tank, an independent think tank dedicated to UK sporting policy, have joined forces to curate ‘The F Word’, an event which seeks to explore how third sector organisations can work together to learn from their Failures and develop best practice strategies for dealing with them.Read more
Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Matt Hancock today launched a new rugby version of Street League’s award-winning sport for employment programme.Read more
Street League has, since the launch of our #CallForClarity campaign spoken about our transparent approach to social impact reporting. This has included our Three Golden Rules and online impact dashboard which we hope communicates our successes as well as when we don’t get things right. We also try to challenge ourselves to be transparent across all aspects of the organisations.Read more
Scotland’s Employability and Training Minister Jamie Hepburn visited Street League Glasgow to mark the latest employment statistics released by the Office of National Statistics. These show that 57.3% of young people in Scotland are in employment (compared to 53.9% of young people in the UK).Read more
Today, March 19th 2018, the Prime Minister visited Street League in Birmingham, to launch a £90m programme that will tackle inequalities in youth unemployment.
On visiting Street League's programme in Aston, she learned how Street League uses sport to engage with 16-24 year-olds and supports them to develop the key skills needed for employment, such as communication, confidence, interviews and building a C.V.Read more
Today Nissan is joining UEFA Foundation for Children and streetfootballworld to support the grassroots organisation Street League in the United Kingdom, as well as Sport Dans La Ville in France.
Part of its mission to create a “cleaner, safer, fairer” world, Nissan is addressing the issue of the roughly 7 million young people (15-24) in Europe that are Not in Education, Employment and Training (NEETs).Read more
We are very pleased to announce that we have been accepted by the Scottish Government into the Scottish Business Pledge.
The Scottish Business Pledge is a commitment between the Scottish Government and their partners to support business development in Scotland. We have joined more than 400 other businesses involved in the voluntary code of business practice. The Pledge ensures that innovation, fairness and opportunity develop together in Scotland.Read more