Funding: Football Foundation Facilities Grant Scheme

The Football Foundation has announced that its Facilities Grant Scheme is now open for applications for projects that improve facilities for football and other sport in local communities. Available to support projects that; sustain or increase participation amongst children and adults, regardless of background age, or ability and help children and adults to develop their physical, mental, social and moral capacities through regular participation in sport. The types of facilities the fund provides grants for include; grass pitches drainage/improvements; pavilions, clubhouses and changing rooms; artificial turf pitches and multi-use games areas; fixed floodlights for artificial pitches.

Organisations that are eligible to apply for funding include football clubs, schools, multi-sports, local authorities, registered charity organisations and not for profit organisations.

Grants of up to £500,000.

Before submitting online applications, the foundation strongly recommends submitting an expression of interest form.

Applications can be submitted at any time.

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