Community Partners


Love Sport?

The Sports Development Program and Talented Player Program is a joint initiative between MELBOURNE CITY FC and SEDA, offering year 11 and 12 students an engaging curriculum within the Sport & Rec industry. Students create pathways for their future into employment or further study.

If you’re looking for a new exciting and challenging educational opportunity through sport, then visit the SEDA website to find out more.

Phone:  1300 11 7332
Email:   info@sedagroup.com.au

Bully Zero

Melbourne City FC is a proud charity partner of Bully Zero. The mission of Bully Zero Australia Foundation is to provide genuine and enduring care for bullying victims and their families. Bully Zero exists to identify and empower bullying victims, to support and stand side by side with them, their families and friends in taking action and creating permanent positive change.   http://bzaf.org.au/

Blue Ribbon

The Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation perpetuates the memory of members of the Victoria Police killed in the line of duty through the support of worthwhile community projects within Victoria.

In total, 157 Victorian Police member have been killed in the line of duty. Of these, 30 have been murdered, which underlines the dangers police members face on a daily basis

We can do nothing to bring them back but as a grateful community we can take steps to honour their memory and ensure their sacrifice is acknowledged through a range of projects that benefit the wider community.

The Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation was incorporated in 1998 after several committees, all working to memorialise members of the Victoria Police killed in the line of duty, combined to form one organisation.


Disability Sport and Recreation (DSR) is the peak body assisting Victorians with disability to participate in sport and active recreation. DSR has partnered with Northcote City FC, with the support of Melbourne City FC to deliver the 7-a-side Football Development Program, aimed at Victorians with cerebral palsy, acquired brain injury and people who have experienced stroke. 7-a-side Football is a modified game coordinated under FIFA rules.


VicHealth has joined forces with Melbourne City FC and City in the Community to run 2 innovative programs designed to encourage people to become more active.

City Strikers is a Walking Football program, targeted at older people from Multicultural backgrounds to help them become more physically active and socially connected.

The #Find your Motivation campaign is helping women to find their motivation and rediscover how good it feels to get active.

Big Issue

The Big Issue Australia’s Community Street Soccer Program uses sport as a mechanism to engage homeless and marginalised people and promote social inclusion. It involves males and females, 16 years and above and varying ability and fitness levels, getting together once a week, training and playing matches.

Jump Rope

Established in Australia in 1983, Heart Foundation Jump Rope for Heart is renowned for being one of Australia’s most popular physical activity and fundraising programs in schools. It keeps our kids hearts healthy while raising vital funds for heart health education and research. Since the inception of Heart Foundation Jump Rope for Heart over 30 years ago, more than 90 per cent of all Australian schools, involving 8 million school children have participated in this fun and active program. To learn more, visit www.jumprope.org.au