How to become PROUD to be accredited

Find out how to become PROUD to be accredited

How to become PROUD to be accredited

Becoming accredited is an application process. Contact your County FA is the first step to becoming an FA Charter Standard accredited club or league.

The football development team will support clubs and leagues through the process to become accredited, aligning any benefits and incentives available locally in addition to what The FA provide to clubs and leagues nationally.

They will explain the application process, collating information and updating any online records to help satisfy criteria. They will walk you through the criteria to be met and adhered to, identifying the relevant individuals and the qualifications available, making the on-pitch environment safe. They will provide the documents to support clubs and leagues in becoming sustainable and built to last off-pitch.

Although similar across England, the exact process can be different between different counties. Selecting the relevant county below will take you to a page with the most relevant contact details for your club or league.

Alternatively visit our resources and guidance section to download the relevant application form and criteria document.