FP Markets announces sponsorship deal with ICC associate member Cricket Brasil
FP Markets, a global multi-asset broker, announces sponsorship deal with ICC associate member Cricket Brasil to support its Youth Development Programme.
In its initial phase, the sponsorship will focus on supporting three specific areas:
- Education – Helping fund the university education of project leaders (known as the “Black T-shirts”) through the Cricket Brasil University Scheme providing young Brazilians access to higher education and providing life-changing opportunities as well as teaching them the key core values of Respect, Leadership and Community.
- Infrastructure Upgrades – Completion of the Cricket Brasil indoor school and high performance center in Poços de Caldas, Minas Gerais.
- Community Support – Supporting the development of local development officers to help grow the game in the local communities.
Craig Allison, CEO, FP Markets commented:
“FP Markets recognises that being an industry leader requires more than just being exceptional in the trading industry. It involves actively engaging with communities and contributing in ways that can make a real difference to people’s lives. By Supporting Cricket Brasil we know we are making a real difference to the lives of young Brazilians and leaving a long-lasting positive impact on the local community through the glorious game and values set by cricket”
Matt Featherstone, President Cricket Brasil:
“Partnerships like this make all the difference. The expansion of Cricket Brasil as a direct result of this partnership will provide more opportunities for young Brazilians to play the great game as well as join our University Scheme which educates more Cricket Development officers who in turn increase local engagement and participation.”
FP Markets is committed to making a positive impact on society and the environment through its Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives.