Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund

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The Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, managed by the Football Foundation, awards grants of between £10,000 and £500,000 to football clubs, schools, councils and local sports associations. It is focused on supporting the development of new or refurbished local football facilities, improving the experience of playing the national game at the lowest levels, and helping to increase participation in football across the country.

The Fund gives grants for projects that:

  • Improve facilities for football and other sport in local communities.
  • Sustain or increase participation amongst children and adults, regardless of background age, or ability.
  • Help children and adults to develop their physical, mental, social and moral capacities through regular participation in sport.

The types of facilities eligible for money includes:

  • Grass pitches drainage/improvements
  • Pavilions, clubhouses and changing rooms
  • 3G Football Turf Pitches (FTPs) and multi-use games areas
  • Fixed floodlights for artificial pitches.

Applications from football clubs, professional clubs’ community trusts, multi-sport clubs, local authorities, all educational establishments, registered charitable organisations, not for profit companies limited by guarantee, industrial and provident societies and unincorporated not for profit organisations are welcomed.

All applications must have security of tenure either by freehold or leasehold. A minimum of 25 years security of tenure is required by leasehold.

Priority for applications involving professional club community programmes will be given to projects that are located within areas of high deprivation (as defined by the Governments Indices of Deprivation). For projects outside of these areas, priority will be given to those that can demonstrate that it draws a significant proportion of its participants from neighbouring deprived areas.

Deadline: Continuous rolling programme

This fund is not managed by Funding for All. Please click ‘Find out more’ and contact the funder directly for more information.

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