• Organization TypeFoundation
  • Staff26-50
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1974

Women's Sports Foundation

The Women’s Sports Foundation was established in 1974 to advance the lives of women and girls through sports and physical activity. The mission today - they are dedicated to creating leaders by ensuring girls access to sports. Women's Sports Foundation provides financial fuel to aspiring champion athletes. They fund groundbreaking research. They educate. They advocate. And they help communities get girls active. Sure, there's a long way to go. But, it's gratifying to see the hard work make sure a difference. The Women’s Sports Foundation—the leading authority on the participation of women and girls in sports—advocates for equality, educates the public, conducts research and offers grants to promote sports and physical activity for girls and women. Founded by Billie Jean King in 1974, the Women’s Sports Foundation builds on her legacy as a champion athlete, advocate of social justice and agent of change. They strive for gender equity and fight discrimination in sports. Their work shapes public attitude about women’s sports and athletes, builds capacities for organizations that get girls active, provides equal opportunities for girls and women, and supports physically and emotionally healthy lifestyles.
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Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • New York
  • 247 West 30th Street Suite 7R
  • United States
  • East Meadow
  • Eisenhower Park 1899 Hempstead Turnpike, Suite 400