Social Impact

What we do

Actively working to improve the lives of people around the world through the work of FIFA Foundation and our Social Responsibility programmes.

FIFA is working with governments, global and regional development agencies, human rights groups, international and local non-profit organisations and former players to promote a fairer, more equal society through football.


Latest on our work to deliver a bigger Social impact

Latest on our work to deliver a bigger Social impact

Campus 2

FIFA Foundation Campus uses football as force for good

18 Jun 2021

MILLIONS OF CHILDREN AROUND THE WORLD ARE INVOLVED IN FOOTBALL. WHAT THESE CHILDREN ALL HAVE IN COMMON IS THE RIGHT TO ENJOY FOOTBALL IN A SAFE ENVIRONMENT, IN A CULTURE OF RESPECT AND UNDERSTANDING.

Gianni Infantino
FIFA President
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DAKAR, SENEGAL - JANUARY 19: Children rest after playing football during a FIFA Grassroots schools program, on January 18, 2019 in Dakar, Senegal. (Photo by Maja Hitij - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

FIFA Foundation

Education takes centre stage at third FIFA Foundation Community Talk 


ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - MAY 31: FIFA President Gianni Infantino and CARICOM Secretary-General Irwin LaRocque during the FIFA and CARICOM MoU signing at the Home of FIFA on May 31, 2021 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by FIFA)

Football Development

FIFA and CARICOM enter into landmark collaboration agreement



ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - MAY 25: FIFA Head of Human Rights & Anti-Discrimination Andreas Graf, Higher Committee of Human Fraternity Secretary General H. E. Judge Mohamed Abdelsalam, FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura, FIFA Chief Social Responsibility & Education Officer Joyce Cook and Former UN Under-Secretary General and Special Advisor on the Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng during a FIFA meeting with representatives of the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity at the Home of FIFA on May 25, 2021 in Zurich, Switzerland. (Photo by Harold Cunningham - FIFA)

FIFA Foundation

HCHF and FIFA meet to discuss football’s power to promote unity

Goal 11: Make Football work for Society

FIFA implemented internal restructures and engaged in a range of joint projects with UN agencies as well as international and intergovernmental organisations to address global challenges.

What we do

FIFA Foundation

Helping to promote positive social change around the world and raise support for the recovery and reconstruction of damaged or destroyed sports infrastructure worldwide.

Sustainability

Over the past decade, FIFA has continued to strengthen its requirements and programmes related to environmental protection, encompassing issues such as climate change, waste management, recycling, sustainable construction and procurement.

Safeguarding and Child Protection

As a cornerstone of our commitment to safeguarding and child protection, FIFA launched the FIFA Guardians programme for member associations in July 2019. Find out more about our work in this area.

Human Rights & Anti-Discrimination

FIFA is committed to respecting all internationally recognised human rights and shall strive to promote the protection of these rights.

FIFA Legends

FIFA Legends brings together former top players and coaches from men's and women's football to promote and support football and its wider mission around the world.