The Football Foundation’s Grow the Game fund provides grants up to £1,500 for the creation of new football teams and coaching qualifications, with money provided by The FA and delivered by the Foundation. Ultimately the money must be used to increase participation in football by participants and volunteers.
A total of £1.5 million is available from Grow the Game, promoted by TV presenter Ben Shepard Click here for the full news story.
Albrighton Football Club were awarded £5,000 in November 2013 from the Grow the Game Scheme. The funding will allow the club to set up a new crèche team and a new Under-15s boys team, offsetting the costs of facility hire, kit purchase, courses, insurance and league entry fees. The club’s volunteers will be supported in order to create new opportunities for children from the local community. Click here for the full news story
Applications could be from football clubs, multi-sport clubs, local authorities, parish councils, charities or not for profit organisations. This fund is open for applications from 6th January to 17th February 2014. Click here for more information.