Alphabet of Sports Funding. ‘F’ is for…..

Family Fund Trust (Disability Sport)

The Family Fund gives grants to lower income families with severely disabled children for things that make life easier and more enjoyable.

Parents or carers of severely disabled children can apply if:

  • Their child is 16 years or under in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland or 17 or under in Wales; and
  • Their household’s annual earned income before tax, excluding overtime, is less than £23,000 in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland or £25,000 in Wales; and
  • They have less than £18,000 in savings; and
  • They have lived in the UK for six months and have permanent residency here.

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Fields in Trust

Grants & technical advice may be available to support development & facility improvements on playing fields, but only where the club/group/owners of the land are “charities” or the land itself is designated as charitable” and is  “protected”.

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Football Foundation

The Foundation is the UK’s largest sports charity. The Foundation aims to improve grass roots football facilities but will also invest in multi-sport facilities as a way to improve peoples’ fitness and well being by giving them the opportunity to play a number of different sports.

It has seven award schemes from small awards to professional stadia improvements and considers applications for changing rooms, floodlights, pitch improvements, community projects and football kit.

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Football Foundation Facility Grants

The facilities scheme provides money to develop new or improve facilities for community benefit. These include changing rooms or clubhouses, grass or artificial pitches and multi-use games areas.

Funding is available for projects over £50,000

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Football Foundation; Grow the Game

Grow the Game provides funding for projects that use football to increase participation by both players and volunteers.

Grow the Game provides funding to contribute towards a combination of the following essential costs associated with providing new football activity.

  • Facility hire
  • Hire of FA qualified coaches
  • Referees fees
  • CRB checks
  • Affiliation fees
  • League entry
  • First aid kits
  • Promotion and publicity
  • FA coaching courses
  • Additional courses

Organisations are able to receive a £5,000 grant over two or three years with financial support being reduced in the second or third year of the project.

No partnership funding will be requested

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Foyle Foundation

Our Small Grants Scheme is designed to support smaller charities in the UK, especially those working at grass roots and local community level, in any field, across a wide range of activities. Please note we are not able to support individuals.

Funding is available between £1,000 and £10,000

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