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We are proudly non-profit, non-governmental body of individuals and organizations from throughout the world. WLO World Leisure is dedicated to understanding leisure, advancing quality of life and well-being of individuals, communities and nations through leisure; promoting and understanding of the benefits of leisure; and encouraging access and inclusion for all.

We rely on donations to carry out our mission and projects.  Will you support us today? Check below the our strategic working lines and choose the programme you would like to support!

A contribution to WLO is an investment in extraordinary impact.

For donations in a specific working line or programme:

If you want to donate to a specific area, please connect with the WLO Secretariat at secretariat@worldleisure.org

For donations by bank transfer, please the following details:
Bank name: Bank of America, N. A
Address: 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038
SWIFT-BIC (for international wires only): BOFAUS3N
Account number: 375011516496
Final Credit (all wires – domestict & International): A/C World Leisure –  A/C #07200805

*Donotions may have tax deductions

RESEARCH

WLO enhances the exploration through research and scholarly activities of the relationship of leisure to the concept of identity, the process of transformation, and the ways in which leisure contributes to enhancing the human condition.

The programmes supported in this strategic line are: Special Interest Groups and the WL Observatory.

ADVOCACY

WLO advocates for leisure by creating and dissemination policy statements, model legislative acts and information regarding leisure benefits.

The programmes supported in this strategic line are: Global Leisure Debate, etc.

KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER

Within this strategic working line, programs and initiatives are developed which contribute to spreading WLO’s the mission and enlarging the network.

The programmes supported in this strategic line are: WL International Innovation Prize, Thomas & Ruth Rivers International Scholarship, Hillel Rusking Memorial Scholar Lecture Award, George Torkildsen Literary Award, WL Distinguished Service Award and Newsletter – WL News.

DEVELOPMENT

Within this strategic working line, programs and initiatives are developed which contribute to spreading WLO’s the mission and enlarging the network.

The programmes supported in this strategic line are: Communities of Excellence and Strategic Priories Grants.

EDUCATION

WLO offers educational opportunities through different programs specifically targeting distinct target groups and audience, reflecting the different profiles within our membership and wider family: academics (scholars and students), professionals from the private, public and associative sectors, and the general public.

The programmes supported in this strategic line are: WL Centers of Excellence, Field School, Study Tours, Leisure Experience Research Opportunities, Early Career Research Session, WL Youth Ambassadors Programme, Youth Camps, Young People’s Leisure Network (YPLN), Young People’s Book on Leisure (YPBOL), Young People’s Concert Group (YOUPECO).