what we do.

Integrated Dreams is a non-profit Association based in Lisbon, Portugal, working for inclusion of disabled people in the sports industry. Our Mission: to increase representation of disabled people in the sports World. Our Vision: a sport’s world as a place where people of all abilities reach their fullest potential. Inclusion, development and education remain our core values.

There are about 1 billion disabled people Worldwide – about 15% of the global population. In order to come closer to due representation in the sports industry workforce, we develop projects and initiatives to:

Football For All Leadership Programme graduation ceremony group listening to guest speaker Professor Paul Kitchin at the AVIVA Stadium in Dublin

provide training

Provide professional training to disabled people wishing to work in sports.

Football For All Leadership Programme participants at SL Benfica Stadium with José Soares and a background picture of Benfica players

promote employment

Promote employment and develop entrepreneurship opportunities for disabled people in the sports industry.

Football For All Leadership Programme wheelchair participants at Sporting Lisbon stadium attending football match with stands in the background

develop disabled sports

Our experts can support your organisation with development of a disabled sports strategy or programme.

Pitch and full stands of match at SL Benfica

create awareness

Create awareness for total access and removal of barriers towards a disability inclusive World.

our projects.

Here is how we are changing the World, one step at a time.

Football For All Leadership Programme class of 2019 with SL Benfica stadium red stands in the background

Football For All Leadership Programme.

The first international programme specifically designed to promote employability, entrepreneurship and networking of disabled people in the sports World.

Football For All Leadership Programme class of 2019 with SL Benfica stadium red stands in the background

Football For All Leadership Programme.

The first international programme specifically designed to promote employability, entrepreneurship and networking of disabled people in the sports World.

iFlipp.

Innovating Football Leadership
through Practice and Policy

The iFlipp project is a three-year project funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union that seeks to assess recent research in the representation of women and ethnic minorities (WEM) in leadership positions in football.

Innovating Football Leadership through Practice and Policy group brainstorming at a table writing on post-its
Innovating Football Leadership through Practice and Policy group brainstorming at a table writing on post-its

iFlipp.

Innovating Football Leadership
through Practice and Policy

The iFlipp project is a three-year project funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union that seeks to assess recent research in the representation of women and ethnic minorities (WEM) in leadership positions in football.

Innovating Football Leadership through Practice and Policy group brainstorming at a table writing on post-its

iFlipp.

Innovating Football Leadership through Practice and Policy

The iFlipp project is a three-year project funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union that seeks to access recent research in the representation of women and ethnic minorities (WEM) in leadership positions in football.

Football corporate social responsibility conference attended by the Integrated Dreams team

consultancy services.

Integrated Dreams Consultancy can support your organisation in the development of feasible strategies to become more disability inclusive.

Football corporate social responsibility conference attended by the Integrated Dreams team

consultancy services.

Integrated Dreams consultancy can support your organisation in the development of feasible strategies to become more disability inclusive.

Football For All Talks (webinars).

We accepted the challenge and designed a series of 12 free online webinars on different topics linked to sports, innovation and disability, delivered by Integrated Dreams in partnership with CAFE – Centre for Access to Football in Europe.

Screenshot of six speakers on Zoom Football For All Talks webinar
Screenshot of six speakers on Zoom Football For All Talks webinar

Football For All Talks (webinars).

We accepted the challenge and designed a series of 12 free online webinars on different topics linked to sports, innovation and disability, delivered by Integrated Dreams in partnership with CAFE – Centre for Access to Football in Europe.

Screenshot of six speakers on Zoom Football For All Talks webinar

Football For All Talks (webinars).

We accepted the challenge and designed a series of 12 free online webinars on different topics linked to sports, innovation and disability, delivered by Integrated Dreams in partnership with CAFE — Center for Access to Football in Europe.

who we are.

Our Team has global experience and sport expertise in delivering services and managing projects with particular focus on disability inclusive and socially sustainable programmes.

José Soares

Founder & Chief Association Executive

Social Entrepreneur, FIFA Project Consultant, MAS in Sport Administration and Technology — AISTS, Intern for Commercial and Marketing Department — S.L. Benfica.

Joana Cal

Director of Operations

Founder & Manager of the Macau Touch Rugby League, MAS in Sport Administration and Technology — AISTS, +10 years as a lawyer in Europe and Asia.

Alexander Fangmann

Special Advisor

Capitan of the German Blind Football National Team, Athletes Representative at the International Blind Sports Association, Inclusion Manager at the Stuttgart Federal Sports Association.

Football For All Leadership Programme 2018 alumni holding their Diplomas at the graduation ceremony

our community

alumni.

Our Football For All Leadership Programme Alumni are an extension of Integrated Dreams and we are extremely proud to include them in the Integrated Dreams family. They come from all over the World, speak many different languages, eat different food and have a common goal: to work in the sports World.

our community

volunteers.

There are several opportunities to volunteer with us in many different projects ongoing at any given moment. In case you are interested in volunteering opportunities, talk to us.

Football For All Leadership Programme 2019 badges with participant names, logos and a picture of Lisbon in the background
Football For All Leadership Programme 2019 badges with participant names, logos and a picture of Lisbon in the background

our community

volunteers.

There are several opportunities too volunteer with us in many different projects ongoing at any given moment. In case you are interested in volunteering opportunities, talk to us.

Football For All Leadership Programme 2019 badges with participant names, logos and a picture of Lisbon in the background

our community

volunteers.

There are several opportunities too volunteer with us in many different projects ongoing at any given moment. In case you are interested in volunteering opportunities, talk to us.

in the media.

A few examples of what has been said in the media about Integrated Dreams and our work.

testimonials.

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“The Football for All Leadership Programme is a wonderful programme! I’m really happy to be associated with this Programme!”​

JOYCE COOK
FIFA Chief Member Associations Officer

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“A brilliant idea with which I’m proud to be involved in since the beginning.”

FERNANDO SANTOS
Portuguese Male Football National Team Head Coach
and 2016 European Champion

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“Everyone’s story is different, and everyone works and learns in a different way but by coming together we can remind everyone what makes the game so beautiful.”

ARIANNA CRISCIONNE
PSG Goalkeeper and Sponsorship Assistant