As the union for national team players works out the details of a historic equitable pay agreement with U.S. Soccer, the players are looking to expand their influence into programs that benefit other women.

The U.S. Women’s National Team Players Association on Thursday announced a new initiative with the nonprofit Kiva, committing $2.5 million in no-fee, no-interest loan capital to more than 400 small businesses — with a focus on women and underserved communities. Read More