Johan Cruyff Foundation - Creating Space for children.
The Johan Cruyff Foundation supports and develops sports activities for children all over the world. We focus on children in need. Through sports projects for children with a disability and projects like the Cruyff Courts and Schoolyard14 we create space for these children.
Space to grow. Space to make friends. Space to improve physical and mental health.
Space to become who you are.
Marlou van Rhijn
With Football for Unity together for social integration
Let’s build bridges! Today we organized the first day of the Football for Unity Festival in Amsterdam. The aim? To connect third-country nationals with other youngsters of Amsterdam and enhance social integration. Didier Herbert, Head of the European Commission's Representation in the Netherlands and Urs Kluser, General Secretary UEFA Foundation for Children visited.Read more
Ryan Gravenberch winner Johan Cruyff Prize
At Cruyff Court Betondorp, the field in the neighborhood where Johan always played football as a child, around the corner from his parental home, Ryan Gravenberch received the coveted prize for Johan Cruyff Talent of the year in the Dutch Eredivisie 2020-2021.Read more
Refugees trained as football coach and referee
Amsterdam - Yesterday we kicked off a brand new project: ‘Football for Unity’! This program is initiated by the UEFA Foundation for Children and aims to integrate Third- Country Nationals and locals through football by offering the courses ‘Referee for Refugee’ and football coach.Read more