UEFA Foundation supports OSCAR’s Football Programme and Education Programme with a focus on digitizing Education Programme over a period of two years.

IDFC First supports over 100 children through football and helps them in developing important life skills such as team work, leadership, communication, patience, hard work, and discipline over a period of one year. Starting from December 2018, through IDFC First’s support, we have reached out to 73 children in Ambedkar Nagar (Cuffe Parade) and soon will be starting sessions in Bandra, a western suburb in Mumbai. 

Jamnalal Bajaj Foundation supports OSCAR’s Football Programme and Education Programme with a focus to enable children to complete their basic education levels.

Generation Amazing is supporting OSCAR in developing a football pitch in Mumbai enabling thousands of children to play football in a safe and secure environment. The football pitch is currently under development at the Back Garden Ground in Mumbai.

Everton in the Community supports OSCAR’s project aimed at inclusion of children with disabilities in sports.

Kind Baudouin Foundation supports OSCAR’s #kicklikeagirl project that delivers life skills sessions specifically designed for adolescent girls in coping gender discrimination.

Karl-Johan Persson

Karl-Johan Persson, the chief executive officer (CEO) and president of the fashion company Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) is an individual supporter of OSCAR Foundation.

EMpower supports OSCAR in providing gender focused training to OSCAR’s Young Leaders. After receiving the specialised training, the Young Leaders work with adolescent girls who are a part of OSCAR’s Programmes.

Bay View Clinic advises and supports OSCAR in medical assistance and health services for OSCAR children in addition to helping us in framing policies for child safety.

With J.M. Baxi & Co.’s  support, we have reached out to 12 communities spread across Mumbai, and over 1891 children. J.M. Baxi’s support has helped us in building our capacity to recruit talent and offer increased stipend to our Young Leaders. J.M. Baxi & Co.’s support has been  extremely crucial to our Football Programme as they have supported our programme outreach by helping us rent bigger grounds. Thanks to the support of VCTPL – a member of the J.M.Baxi Group – we have also initiated the OSCAR project in Vizag enrolling 150 children from the communities there.

FIFA’s CSR arm ‘Football for Hope’ has been an OSCAR partner since 2013. Their support has helped us in providing quality training to our Young Leaders which in turn enables those young people to initiate social change using ‘Football for Development’ tools. We have been able to reach out to underprivileged children in 3 states – Maharashtra, Jharkhand and Karnataka because of the support of FIFA Football for Hope.

streetfootballworld is the largest Football for Development network in the world and an OSCAR partner since 2011. They supported us in getting affiliated with FIFA and the German Embassy in India. This year streetfootballworld invited OSCAR to become a part of the Generation Amazing (GA) project, part of FIFA Football World Cup 2022 Qatar. This year, we partnered with streetfootballworld and Generation Amazing to build a five a side football turf for community children in Colaba, south Mumbai. We expect this pitch to be operational by July 2019.

United Way Mumbai is a part of the 130-year-old United Way movement engaged in nearly 1800 communities, spanning 41 countries across the world. United Way has been supporting OSCAR Foundation since 2013 for employee engagement activities for FedEx, Deloitte, Star India, and TATA Capital.

Reliance Foundation supports 70 children from OSCAR’s ‘Football for Life Skills’ project. Through their support, OSCAR started at two new locations Goregoan and Cuffe Parade.

Rukmani Social Welfare Trust & KJP

Rukmani Social Welfare Trust and KGPL have been supporting the OSCAR I-League and MDFA senior team this year. Through their support, OSCAR coaches and children are getting experiences and opportunities to showcase their skills in a competitive environment giving them the chance to taking steps towards becoming professional football players.

OSCAR International, based in the UK, has for many years been supporting and advising on our life skills and football programme and our education programme. In addition, they have been responsible for organising the UK School Tour projects and for initiating a number of fundraising activities and generating numerous individual donations for the School Tours. Their support has been pivotal for OSCAR Foundation’s work in reaching out to children and youth in low-income communities.

Common Goal helps OSCAR in empowering underprivileged girls. Through Common Goal’s support, we have conducted Young Leaders training, organised Women’s Day celebration for girls and mothers, and started a new programme for girls football training.

We have been receiving support from the British Deputy High Commission in India for the past one year for the football and life skills programme which has changed the lives of over 100 children. British Deputy High Commission has also been instrumental in supporting OSCAR’s female Young Leaders who are now engaged in delivering life skills sessions to children from low-income communities. 

Goonj’s support helped us in setting up a center in Goregaon (western Mumbai) including providing us with office utilities like furniture and stationary.

Annam is a strategic partner that provides OSCAR’s beneficiaries with the right nutrition after their football sessions. They have also shared their domain expertise with our staff and beneficiaries by conducting nutrition workshops over 2018-19.

OSCAR Foundation is an Affiliate of Global Dignity — an independent, non-political organization that is working towards dignity for all people by creating a global conversation about dignity, and promoting dignity-based leadership to discuss the issue of dignity with young people.

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