- First Kicks of Florida Foundation, Inc.
- It is the mission of First Kicks of Florida Foundation, Inc. to provide soccer opportunities for all youth regardless of ability to pay by offering scholarship funds. The First Kicks of Florida Foundation, Inc. was created in 2010 as a private, non-profit, soccer interest group based in Tallahassee, FL. The foundation offers needs-based financial assistance to local youth soccer players in Gadsden, Leon and Wakulla counties. Today, the foundation is under the direct control of a non-paid board of directors. It is incorporated under the law of the State of Florida as First Kicks of Florida Foundation, Inc, and is recognized by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.
The Foundation may also provide scholarships for referee licenses and coaching certifications for youth. Applicants must meet minimum age requirements as set by licensing body and successfully complete all required licensing examinations. Youth applicants for referee licensing may apply for a grant 30 days prior to payment due date. The Foundation will pay registration fee directly to licensing organization.
Donations to First Kicks of Florida Foundation, Inc. can be made through our registration process. When registering you or your player for a season/ session, a First Kicks Donation section will be available when adding a payment method. Additional donations can be made directly to the foundation.
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