COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Charlotte Football Club is committed to positively impacting our communities across the Carolinas through work that supports upward mobility, food insecurity and our military. These initiatives allow the club to offer access to free soccer & literacy programs; high-quality fields & mentorship opportunities; leadership training for high school students; as well as organize food distribution events and advocate for members of the military and their families.


Questions? Contact us at community@charlottefootballclub.com

Greater Goals

Greater Goals

In association with our community partners, Charlotte Football Club is providing free after school soccer and literacy programming for Title 1 elementary schools in Charlotte and the Carolinas. Each participating school will have its own coach/mentor.

Pitches for Progress

Pitches for Progress

Throughout the next several years, the club will install mini soccer pitches in at-risk communities across Charlotte and the Carolinas. Each pitch will be complemented with a character-based mentoring curriculum and soccer programming.

Captains Academy

Captains Academy

We are investing in and empowering, our local high school leaders. Boys and girls who are nominated to the Captains Academy will participate in monthly meetings to listen to and learn from leaders in our community.

Our Community Captains

Our Community Captains

Our exclusive network of leaders around the Carolinas are integral to helping the club connect at a grassroots level. Community Captains advocate for the growth of the club, and will facilitate a two-way flow of feedback and news between the club and its community.

MLS Works Programs
MLS Works Programs
Soccer for All

Soccer for All

Soccer For All signifies that everyone is welcome to MLS, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation or socioeconomic status, and emphasizes the League’s commitment to drive positive social change and end discrimination.

Kick Childhood cancer

Kick Childhood cancer

Now in its sixth year, Major League Soccer’s Kick Childhood Cancer campaign aims to find better cures for all types of childhood cancer, and now more than ever, provide support to one of the most vulnerable populations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Greener Goals

Greener Goals

Greener Goals helps to identify ways to reduce the League’s greenhouse gas (GHG) footprint and raise awareness about environmental issues. The greening of our game will encourage MLS clubs, players, partners and fans to create a cleaner, healthier environment.

Every Save Makes A Difference

Every Save Makes A Difference

Since 2015, TUDN has partnered with MLS WORKS and Allstate to provide additional soccer opportunities for the Hispanic facing community in MLS markets. Every save made during a TUDN or Univision broadcast earns $500 for the MLS club as a part of the Every Save Makes a Difference program.