Volunteering prize 2020: Apply now!

Tradition in action: For the fourteenth time, Bayer 04 Sportförderung gGmbH are recognising outstanding commitment to the region in and around Leverkusen with the award of the Volunteering prize. The award and associated prize money in the sum of €15,000 is aimed at particularly committed clubs from the Middle Rhine (FVM) and Lower Rhine (FVN) Football Associations.

“Organised club football plays an important role in our society. We see that particularly when we have to make do without them,” said Meinolf Sprink, Director of Fans/Community at Bayer 04. “We have to thank countless clubs for their outstanding voluntary commitment with football as a constant companion in our lives.”

The two main winners last year were the two football clubs FC Hertha Bonn 1918 (FVM) and SC Viktoria Rott 1989 (FVN). The committee with association presidents Bernd Neuendorf (FVM) and Peter Frymuth (FVN) plus Leverkusen official Marc Adomat is looking for a large number of convincing applications this year.

Applications via e-mail or post

Interested clubs from FVM and FVN can apply immediately with their projects – either via e-mail ( or by post to Bayer 04 Leverkusen Fußball GmbH, reference: Ehrenamtspreis, Bismarckstraße 122 – 124, 51373 Leverkusen.

Please note that only submitted commitment can be assessed. Closing date is 30 October. The winners will receive their award at the BayArena as part of the DFB Volunteering matchday.

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