International Surfing Foundation (ISF)

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History

1970, San Francisco CA (USA). Reorganized, Dec 1987, as a separate and independent body, servicing its 2 affiliates: the amateur International Surfing Federation (ISF), formerly referred to as 'International Council for the Advancement of Surfing' and as 'International Council of Associations of Surfing (ICAS)' and the professional world governing body International Surfing League (ISL), previously referred to as 'International Professional Surfing Federation (IPSF)'. Current structure with ISL as sole governing body, adopted 1 Jan 2003. Ceased to exist, end 2003.

Aims

Function as a permanent endowment to underwrite finance and coordinate the fund-raising and the administrative continuance worldwide of ISL and their national and international affiliates.

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Activities

Undertakes, each year, fund-raising worldwide to increase the size of ISF perpetual endowment fund. Provides academic scholarship to amateur surfers worldwide and technical grants to professional surfers worldwide. Athletes apply by letter as individuals directly to ISF President.

Languages

English, French, Spanish.

Financing

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 11 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Type I Classification

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Type II Classification

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Subjects *

  • Recreation
    • Air, Water Sports

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

F0535

Last News Received

27. Oct 2003
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