2016 Fall Grant Recipients





As we greet the new year, we are delighted to announce our fall grant recipients for the year 2016. During our fall board meeting, the executive board designated 15 organizations to receive grants that will sustain ongoing, impactful programs and also allow organizations to expand their efforts with new methods of outreach.

“Each year – in spring and fall – we are delighted to recognize these organizations which are making a positive difference each and every day” says GSD executive board member Dr. Steven Ungerleider.

For over 20 years GSD has provided grants to nonprofits as part of our ongoing mission to deliver and support initiatives that promote fair play, education, and the physical and developmental benefits of sports for youth around the world.

The 2016 fall grant recipients are:

Always Dream Foundation

America SCORES Chicago


Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA)

Hearts and Horses

Ice Hockey in Harlem

International Paralympic Committee

International Table Tennis Federation

KLRU – TV, Austin PBS

Operation Jump Start

Row LA

Students Run LA (SRLA)

United States Olympic Committee

Taking the Reins

West Valley Food Pantry

Marsha Charney, Executive Director of SRLA, says, “Students Run LA has been honored to receive support from The Foundation for Global Sports Development for several years. Believing in the transformative power of sport, GSD has sponsored thousands of SRLA runners in their journey to completing the marathon and discovering their best selves. We celebrate this wonderful partnership: together, SRLA and GSD are ‘in it for the long run!’”

We invite you to learn more about Students Run LA and our other grant recipients by visiting their websites.