The ‘Grow the Game’ scheme aims to generate new teams through investments in local facilities. Funding applications will also be available for the 2015/16 season. Below is a list of the criteria for funding and priorities including timelines of when this is expected; please see the following criteria to get acquainted until the application forms are released:
Funding and Priorities:
- County FAs to receive an indicative figure of their element of the fund.
- Priority areas for funding being for new teams in the following areas:
- Boys U14+, transition e.g. from U16-U18, U18-U21 and male adult teams
- All new female teams from U7- adult teams, transition e.g. from U16-U18, U18-U21
- All new disability teams
3 Minimum of 1 team per application for £1,500.
07 January – 18 February Application window
23 February – 06 March County FA comments (once applications are received)
09 March – 03 April Football Foundation Assessment
06 April – 10 April Football Foundation Consolidation
13 April – 17 April Notify County FA of Assessment Outcomes
01 May Notify Applicants
To find out more click here; http://www.footballfoundation.org.uk/funding-schemes/grow-the-game/