As part of the second edition of the Sport Impact Awards, Sport Impact is launching a call for applications to honour and reward a selection of initiatives with a strong economic and social impact in Africa.


The Sport Impact Awards ceremony is part of the Sport Impact Summit, a federating event that brings together personalities and international decision-makers in order to address, in a very concrete way, issues at the heart of the development of sport and development through sport in Africa.

The second edition of the Sport Impact Awards will reward the commitment of a new class of winners to replicate the best sport projects on the African continent.

The ceremony will take place on the evening of 1 June 2023 at « The Venue » in Dakar, Senegal. The winners will be announced at the ceremony.

Each winner will also receive a financial or equipment grant as well as support from Sport Impact in the promotion and enhancement of the winning initiative during several events planned in the second half of 2023.


Key information

  • Eligibles countries: Africa  
  • Themes open for application: Sport & Health ; Sport & Education ; Sport & Gender ; Sport & Inclusion ; Sport & Innovation ; E-Sport
  • Selection process: call for appllication with jury
  • Application deadline: April 21 2023 at 18:00 GMT


Eligibility criteria

  • The call for applications is open to legal entities active on the African continent (associations, foundations, local authorities, associative sports clubs, federations, EIGs/CIGs, cooperatives, public institutions, private structures and other declared groups).
  • The applicant structure must have implemented an initiative during the year 2022 in the field of sport in relation to one or more of the themes eligible for this call for applications.


Do you meet the eligibility criteria and wish to apply for the call for applications ? Read the full terms and conditions here.

How to submit an application

  • Applications are made via a form to be filled in on the Sport en Commun website in the “Solutions” section.
  • The submission of an application implies acceptance of the terms and conditions.
  • Applicants who do not comply with these terms will be excluded from the selection process.
  • Applications must be submitted between 22 March and 21 April 2023 at 18:00 GMT.


Any additional clarification before submitting your application? Do not hesitate to send us your request to the following address:

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