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For Immediate Release 

March 24, 2022

Football Ontario Announces Fundraising Endeavours to Reduce Barriers

Football Ontario Announces Various Fundraising Opportunities to Lower Barriers of Entry to High-Performance Programming

Hamilton, Ontario – Football Ontario is excited to announce that the organization has implemented various fundraising opportunities in order to lower the barriers of entry to high performance programming for athletes.

One of Football Ontario’s core values is to provide an inclusive environment in order to grow the sport. The organization believes that by providing opportunities to drive costs down, high-performance programming will be as inclusive as possible.

Football Ontario has come up with three fundraising endeavours in order to reduce barriers of entry.

The first fundraising program is through the Official Football Ontario Store. Ten dollars from every Football Ontario T-Shirt sold will be going directly to supporting Football Ontario High Performance Programming and Team Ontario athletes.

When checking out, simply enter the name of the athlete you wish to support with the funds in the ‘Referral’ section to help out with their costs for 2022 High Performance Programming!


The second fundraising program is the organization’s ‘Adopt-a-Player’ campaign. Football Ontario has created a Go-Fund-Me which will be utilized in order to create bursaries for players who cannot financially afford to participate with Team Ontario. 

All money received will go towards offsetting costs for these players so that they are able to play on Team Ontario and participate in High Performance Programming no matter their financial means.


The third fundraising opportunity will be present upon the purchase of any membership/registration purchase with the organization. The option to make a monetary donation will be presented to any registrant upon check-out.

The registrant will be able to make a donation to one of three programming options:

  1. High Performance Programming
  2. Women and Girls Programming
  3. Grassroots Programming

“Football Ontario as an organization wants to help provide as many opportunities for players to participate in the sport regardless of their financial situation. To do this we need the help of the community to drive costs down for participants and ensure that no athlete is left behind.” Aaron Geisler Executive Director Football Ontario.

Football Ontario is constantly looking for ways to reduce barriers to play, whether that be through partnerships, or through fundraising opportunities such as those listed above. Removing barriers to play is of the utmost importance to the organization as the organization strives to make the words  ‘Football For All’ a reality.

Make sure to check out the Official Football Ontario Store to place orders on all the gear and apparel that you might need for the upcoming season: FOOTBALL ONTARIO STORE.


Aaron Geisler

Executive Director


ABOUT FOOTBALL ONTARIO: Football Ontario is the sanctioned provincial governing body for football in Ontario, through its focus on transparency, growth, alignment and excellence, is engaged in providing football opportunities for all of Ontario. Football Ontario is driven by a commitment to deliver football programming, opportunities and resources for its members and the provincial football stakeholders. Please visit: