Disabled Sports USA Launches Wheelchair Football League During 2020 NFL Draft

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.

Bob Woodruff Foundation Releases Original Research Paper Analyzing the Impact of COVID-19 On The Veteran Community

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.

NFL family donates more than $35M for COVID-19 relief

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.

A Message from Our CEO

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.

Bob Woodruff Foundation Announces $4 Million Investment in Fall Grant Recipients

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.