CAFE is grateful to the many supporters and partners we work with on a regular basis, who share our belief in a game that is accessible, inclusive and welcoming for all.


UEFA

UEFA Equal Game logo

 

CAFE is a core Corporate Social Responsibility associate partner of UEFA, and we work together to improve access and inclusion across European football.

UEFA has funded CAFE since 2009, when UEFA awarded its Monaco Prize to establish a new organisation to lead on stadium accessibility.

CAFE works with UEFA to improve access and inclusion ahead of each of its major international tournaments and competition Finals, ensuring that disabled fans can enjoy the best possible experiences.

UEFA has also commissioned CAFE to implement the Disability Access Officer project, enshrined within article 35bis of UEFA Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play Regulations.

For more information, please visit https://www.uefa.com/insideuefa/social-responsibility/.



Other partners and pro-bono supporters

Colour Blind Awareness

Colour Blind Awareness logo

Colour Blind Awareness are a UEFA social responsibility partner, working to ensure that colour blind people can enjoy a fully inclusive experience within football.

Colour blindness affects 1 in 12 men, and 1 in 200 women. By working with stakeholders across the game, Colour Blind Awareness aims to make football an inclusive industry for colour blind people.

For more information, visit http://www.colourblindawareness.org/.



Council of Europe

Council of Europe

As the leading human rights organisation in Europe, the Council of Europe aims to uphold human rights, democracy and the rule of law, and to promote European unity by fostering cooperation between its 47 member states.

The Council of Europe advocates freedom of expression and of the media, freedom of assembly, equality, and the protection of minorities.

CAFE is an observer at the Council of Europe’s Standing Committee of the Spectator Violence Convention (T-RV).

For more information, visit https://www.coe.int/en/.



Fare Network

FARE are a UEFA social responsibility partner, and work to combat all forms of discrimination in football, including racism, far-right nationalism, sexism, trans- and homophobia, and discrimination against disabled people.

The Fare network brings together individuals, informal groups and organisations driven to combat inequality in football and use the sport as a means for social change. 

For more information, visit https://farenet.org/.



Football Supporters Europe (FSE)

FSE logo

Football Supporters Europe is an independent, representative and democratically organised grass-roots network of football fans, fan-related initiatives, fans’ groups and fans’ organisations, with members in 48 countries across Europe.

FSE and its members support networking and an exchange of experiences amongst grassroots football fans’ in Europe, represent football fans’ interests towards football governing bodies, and are active in the field of campaigning on issues like anti-discrimination and accessibility

For more information, visit https://www.fanseurope.org/en/.



Healthy Stadia

As one of UEFA's social responsibility partners, Healthy Stadia encourages professional sports clubs, league operators, national and international governing bodies of sport to develop their stadia as health-promoting environments.

They support sports stadia across Europe to promote lifestyle, social and environmental initiatives that contribute to improved levels of public health amongst fans, stadia workforces and local communities.

For more information, visit https://healthystadia.eu/.



Leonard Cheshire

Leonard Cheshire

Leonard Cheshire have been supporting disabled people in the UK and around the world for over 70 years. They work with partners to open doors to opportunity and break down barriers that deny disabled people their basic rights.

Their many works include supporting disabled people to claim their rights and access quality learning and work, as well as working with businesses and education providers to open doors and make the workplace as inclusive as possible.

For more information, visit https://www.leonardcheshire.org/.



Level Playing Field

Level playing field, for disabled sports fans

Our sister organisation in England and Wales, Level Playing Field works to remove the social, attitudinal and environmental barriers that disabled people face in all sports.

They offer support, information and advice on a range of topics around disabled spectators access to spectators, clubs, Disabled Supporter Associations, NGO’s and other interested parties.

For more information, visit https://www.levelplayingfield.org.uk/.



SD Europe

SD Europe

Active in 38 countries across Europe, SD Europe is a non-profit organisation representing grassroots and national supporters organisations in football, as well as amateur and professional member-run football clubs.

Their role is to secure greater level of accountability and deliver democratic representation within football, meeting the the need for meaningful supporter involvement in the running of football clubs and in the sustainable development of the game as a whole.

For more information, visit https://www.sdeurope.eu/.



South Pole

South Pole

South Pole work with businesses and governments across the globe, helping realise deep decarbonisation pathways based on a thorough understanding of climate risks and opportunities in specific sectors, as well as the highest emission reduction standards.

They have delivered emissions reductions and renewable energy through projects in over 40 countries to organisations looking to compensate their carbon footprint, source clean power, and improve people's lives.

For more information, visit https://www.southpole.com/.



Translators without Borders

Translators without Borders is a non-profit organisation that offers language and translation support for humanitarian and development agencies, and other non-profit organisations across the globe.

They aim to provide people access to vital knowledge in their language by providing translation and simplification services that are culturally appropriate, accessible and open-source. 

For more information, visit https://translatorswithoutborders.org/.