Funding is available upon application, subject to meeting certain criteria, from the Football Foundation, the UK’s largest sports charity. Funded by The Football Association, the Premier League and the Government, the Foundation directs £36m every year into grassroots sport.
These three partners have committed further funding into the Football Foundation with a new agreement lasting to 2013. The Foundation has been working closely with its Trustees with a view to introducing revised funding criteria with the emphasis on making the maximum impact with the available budget.
The Football Foundation is currently accepting new Expressions of Interest for those who want to apply for facility funding. These Expressions of Interest will be managed under the current process in partnership with The FA and County Football Associations.For further information please contact your parent County FA’s Development Manager or your FA Regional Facilities Manager.
McDonald’s also provide funding support, for smaller projects between £500 and £2500, to help develop football from the grassroots. Whether your club would benefit from a new set of goals, your own line marker, or funding to send your coaches on courses, the KickStart Grant scheme offers flexible support to help your club develop. Find out more here.