Sponsors of the Balls to Poverty Nottingham Schools Community Programme (2010 - 2014)
Unite the Union
FIFPro World Players' Union
The Professional Football Association
The Donald Woods Foundation
The University of Nottingham
The Nottingham Trent University
Unite The Union sponsored The Balls To Poverty Programme for 5 consecutive years from 2006 to 2010.
Boebie Cassiem of Sports Stepping Stones, formerly of The Western Cape province Government, has been the main partner of The Balls To Poverty Programme in Cape Town since 2007.
In 2010/11, Capital One became the main sponsor for The Balls To Poverty Nottingham Schools Community Programme. Their financial contribution has supported the training of 60 + young coaches and has supported their delivery of over 15,000 hours of teaching and coaching sessions in 30 + Primary schools across disadvantaged areas of Nottingham City. The funding has also helped employ 10 Balls To Poverty Student Community Leaders who have been selected from within College and manage and lead groups of students over a 9 month delivery period.
Billy Wylie of Midnight Street Soccer Belfast is the partner for Balls To Poverty in Northern Ireland.
FIFPro (The World Union of Professional Footballers) and The Professional Footballer's Association (The PFA) selected Balls To Poverty as their official international causes for South Africa between 2009 and 2013 and have made considerable financial contributions in that period to support the purchase of footballs and rugby balls to be distributed in the townships and 'slums'.
The Donald Woods Foundation became a partner of Balls To Poverty in 2008 and 2009 with the emphasis of the partnership placed on the development of football pitches in rural Eastern Cape.
Nottingham University and Nottingham Trent University selected Balls to Poverty as their official Charity for The University Sports Varsity Series in 2009.
Nottingham City Council became a partner of The Balls To Poverty Programme in 2010, assisting with fund-raising events and organising a photo gallery at the Council House for members of the public.