GA 100 Road to 100

The Atlanta United Community Fund (AUCF), in partnership with the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), is launching the next phase of its statewide soccer mini-pitch program, with the goal of constructing up to 100 mini-pitches across Georgia:

  • Soccer Field Development: Construction of mini-pitches in under-resourced communities in Georgia to increase access to safe sports activities, specifically soccer, for youth across the state
  • Match Funding: The grant requires a minimum community local match (cash or in-kind donation) of one dollar for every AUCF dollar (1:1) of up to $100,000.


  • To provide under-resourced communities in Georgia the financial and technical assistance to improve the quality, safety, and accessibility of local mini-pitch soccer fields.
  • To develop mini-pitch soccer fields with input from local stakeholders that serve the needs of the community.
  • To build interest and excitement for the game of soccer across Georgia communities.


  • 2024 RFP Launch: May 10, 2024
  • Initial RFP Informational Webinar: May 22, 2024 | Register Here
  • Final RFP Informational Webinar: July 10, 2024 | Register Here
  • Proposal Submission Deadline: August 10, 2024
  • Proposal Review/Evaluation Process: August 10, 2024 – September 30, 2024
  • Award Notifications and Announcements: October 15, 2024

Important Documents

Any questions on GA 100 or the RFP process, please contact the following:

Crystal Hunter

Senior Program Officer, LISC Sports & Recreation


The Atlanta United Community Fund (AUCF) strives to make the game of soccer accessible and inclusive for individuals across the state of Georgia. Through the global game of soccer, our grant programs stress the importance of physical fitness while building a supportive culture of play and sportsmanship. AUCF invests in nonprofit organizations that make soccer fun, exciting, and accessible for individuals who otherwise would not get to participate. AUCF is an affiliated fund of the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation.

About Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is a national non-profit with a community focus that operates in over 30 cities and urban areas across the United States. In collaboration with local community groups, LISC helps identify local priorities and challenges, transforming distressed neighborhoods into healthy and sustainable communities. Through LISC’s Sports & Recreation program, improved access to 400 safe recreation spaces has been provided across the nation, serving over a million youth.