Disabled Sports USA is launching the first ever Wheelchair Football League, thanks to a National Football League-Bob Woodruff Foundation Healthy Lifestyles and Creating Community (HLCC) grant. During the NFL Draft, April 23-25, a wheelchair football athlete will participate in making a team pick, marking the first milestone of many to come thanks to the NFL’s support of the Wheelchair Football League and DSUSA. More Info.
The Bob Woodruff Foundation now accepting applications from programs providing direct support to the military/veteran population during the COVID-19 pandemic. This expedited grant cycle comes on the heels of BWF’s recently released research paper, detailing the implications of COVID-19 for veterans. More Info.
The Bob Woodruff Foundation has published an original research paper, Veterans and COVID-19: Projecting the Economic, Social, and Mental Health Needs of America’s Veterans, analyzing the specific needs of the veteran community as it relates to COVID-19. This paper details the potential acute and long-term impacts for our veterans including mental health challenges, economic concerns, and changes in the veteran-serving organization landscape. More Info.
The National Football League announced today that in collaboration with the National Football League Players Association, clubs, owners and players, more than $35 million has been donated to date, including $3.4 million from the NFL Foundation as part of the COVID-19 relief efforts. Bob Woodruff Foundation is among those 10 organizations receiving donations. More Info.
We are sensitive to the personal and professional challenges that each of you is facing given the impact of COVID-19. I wanted to share an update on how the Bob Woodruff Foundation is adapting to this crisis and highlight the important work still being done for our veterans and military families. More Info.
As America prepares for food, fun, and football this Super Bowl weekend, an athlete shares his appreciation for those who serve in our nation’s military. More Info.
$2 Million Hammer Price Split Between Bob Woodruff Foundation & Boys & Girls Clubs of America More Info.
Ronny Chieng, Sheryl Crow, Chloe Flower, John Oliver, Hasan Minhaj, Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart, and Frédéric Yonnet Took to the Stage to Honor Our Nation’s Veterans at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden
This portfolio includes several major grants to programs that promote healthy lifestyles and foster greater community engagement with the veteran population, representing a continuation of our efforts as an NFL Salute To Service partner. The Fall 2019 Grant Cycle also executes on a significant investment of $6 million from the Qatar Harvey Fund (QHF) across multiple focus areas, supporting programs that provide necessary and long-term support to veterans impacted by the devastation of Hurricane Harvey on the Texas Gulf Coast two years ago. More Info.
Made possible by a nearly $5M gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies, the Local Partner Self-Assessment Tool is part of an initiative to use community-based solutions to address veteran challenges More Info.