Athletes for Hope Sports Philanthropy Certificate Program

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Sports Philanthropy Certificate Program

About the AFH Sports Philanthropy Certificate Program

An extension of AFH University, the Sports Philanthropy Certificate Program offers student-athletes a more in-depth, seminar-style opportunity to learn how to use their platforms to give back, to advocate and to understand how to use their voices to support the causes they care about.


Requirements include participation in monthly sessions, Action Plan creation and reporting, optional service projects, campus check in calls, lectures and Domestic Service Exchanges (as available) may be included in this program.

We will be highly selective of candidates who are passionate about this topic that apply for this program. Those who are accepted will be provided a full scholarship to participate. There will be no cost to student-athletes who are accepted into this program.

Program goals include:

  • Increase education about smart philanthropy
  • Provide access to professional athletes and faculty working in social justice, advocacy and philanthropy industries
  • Expand sports philanthropy opportunities for student-athletes
  • Equip student-athletes with the tools to take action on causes they are passionate about

Sessions included in the 2022-2023 Cohort:

  • Engaging Athletes in Your Cause
  • Empowering Student-Athletes through Action
  • Leadership by Example in the Community
  • Creating a Social Justice Mindset
  • Building Resilience in Athlete Mental Health

Schools in the 2022-2023 Cohort:

  • LSU
  • Southern University
  • Tulane
  • Emory
  • Clark Atlanta
  • Morehouse
  • Georgetown
  • Howard
  • Bowie State

I found such an awesome community with AFH, filled with so many opinions and connections I would have never come across not having done the program.

AFH U Sports Philanthropy Certificate participant


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Application Due Date

Friday, September 9 2022