THE LOS ANGELES FC BARCELONA SOCCER FOUNDATION 501(c)(3)
IN 2001 OUR FOUNDATION WAS OFFICIALLY RECOGNIZED AS A 501(c)(3) NON-PROFIT IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA. SUBSEQUENTLY, IT WAS ALSO APPROVED THAT SAME YEAR AS AN OFFICIAL "PENYA" OF FC BARCELONA.
The History: The L.A. FC Barcelona Soccer Foundation was founded in 2001 in the State of California as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and later that year was officially approved and recognized by the world renowned professional soccer organization, FC Barcelona, as one of their "World Zone" based Penya's.
The L.A. FC Barcelona Soccer Foundation's (3) Principle Objectives & Goals:
I. To represent and support one of the greatest professional soccer clubs of the world, FC Barcelona, as their first U.S. based Official FC Barcelona Supporters Club (Penya #1437). FACEBOOK
NOTE: The image to the right is of our Penya's official plaque that was mounted on the exterior wall of the famous Nou Camp Stadium in Barcelona, during our inaugural ceremony in 2005. DISCLAIMER
II. To financially support the activities of the Total Futbol Academy Youth Soccer academy program, via the "Kids Off The Streets" campaign, as well as to provide a professionally structured and disciplined youth soccer academy as the "vehicle" that ultimately guides our student/athletes to achieve the ultimate goal of attending college.
The focus of our program is to influence and monitor the progression of our student athletes so that they are properly prepared both academically and emotionally in order to enter the next phase of their academic pursuits.
III. To provide the ability for youth soccer organizations and coaches to Affiliate with us in order to gain access to our acquired know-how and resources through an Affiliation Program.
Additionally, and in conjunction with our annual trips to Barcelona during the Spring, the program also offers coaches the ability to participate in our annual professional Coaching Clinics, as well as gain 24/7 secured access to our revolutionary Online Coaches Portal.