Premier League & The FA: Facilities Fund Small Grants Scheme

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The Premier League and The FA Facilities Fund Small Grants Scheme awards grants of up to £10,000 for the provision of capital items, or to refurbish/improve existing facilities. The aims of this scheme are to:

  • Support the growth of football clubs and activity.
  • Prevent a decline in football participation.
  • Make improvements to facilities to address any health and safety issues.

Grants, which cannot exceed 50% of the total project cost, are awarded to support the costs of the following list of projects or items:

  • Replacement of unsafe goalposts  
  • Portable floodlights  
  • Storage containers  
  • Changing pavilion/clubhouse refurbishment and external works*  
  • Grounds maintenance equipment  
  • Pitch improvement works (natural and artificial surfaces)*  
  • Fencing

Organisations are only allowed to apply for a maximum of £10,000, every two seasons (1 June – 31 May). This must be through a single grant application.

The Scheme is available to:

  • Local authorities  
  • Educational establishments  
  • Grassroots football clubs (not including those in the FA National League System)  
  • Professional and semi-professional Football Clubs and their associated Community Organisations (from Premier League to Conference), to support their community outreach programmes.

Deadline: Continuous rolling programme.

For more information and how to apply please click here.

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