International Volleyball

MAJOR MILESTONE FOR FIVB VOLLEYBALL EMPOWERMENT AND DEVELOPMENT: OVER 1000 PROJECTS APPROVED!

MAJOR MILESTONE FOR FIVB VOLLEYBALL EMPOWERMENT AND DEVELOPMENT: OVER 1000 PROJECTS APPROVED!

The approved projects span almost 200 National Federations, accounting for over 90% of all FIVB National Federations

  • The FIVB Volleyball Empowerment and Development Programme reaches 1075 projects
  • The approved projects span 199 National Federations
  • At the core of the FIVB is transparency and a dedication to reinvesting the funds generated from the sport back into the sport
  • Of course, those countries not receiving support are some of the biggest Federations such as Brazil, China, Japan, Italy, Poland and others

The FIVB is thrilled to announce the FIVB Volleyball Empowerment and Development Programme has reached a significant milestone as it has approved 1075 projects, across 199 National Federations (NFs), since its inception in 2017 with the total investment of over CHF 30 million.

A total of 263 projects have been approved through the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC), 269 through the European Volleyball Confederation (CEV), 332 through the African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB), 138 through the North, Central America and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation (NORCECA) and 73 through the Confederaciรณn Sudamericana de Voleibol (CSV).

The approved projects encompass a wide range of initiatives from offering coaching, providing equipment and education to running knowledge transfer programmes all with the aim to raise the level of national teams across the world and support their growth.

Through the FIVB Volleyball Empowerment and Development programme, several national teams have experienced remarkable accomplishments, achieving podium finishes and garnering global recognition on the international stage. These achievements are recorded in the FIVB brochure Serving Volleyball: Return on Investment which can be found here.

Reaching 1075 approved projects is a testament to the programme’s commitment to empowering athletes, national teams and NFs in every corner of the world to fulfil their potential.

At the core of the FIVB is transparency and a dedication to reinvesting the funds generated from the sport back into the sport. The FIVB Volleyball Empowerment and Development programme is a clear demonstration of this commitment, with significant resources channelled directly into initiatives that foster the sportsโ€™ growth and development. In 2023, 53% of the FIVBโ€™s revenues were reinvested into the sport through prize money and Volleyball Empowerment and Development programmes. This percentage is poised to grow even more in the coming years, thanks…

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