Funding available for Football – closing date to apply 10th March 2016

11 Feb

  Grow the Game

The Foundation’s Grow the Game Scheme provides grants of up to £1,500 for the creation of new football teams and coaching qualifications, with money provided by the Premier League and The FA. The Scheme is delivered by the Foundation.
The FA fund Grow the Game


The Grow the Game application window is open from 1 February 2016 until 10 March 2016.

The following types of team are eligible for a grant in 2016:

  • Male teams from the Under-14 age bracket and above
  • Female teams
  • Disability teams


Eligible projects

Grow the Game provides funding for projects that use football to:

  • increase participation by both players and volunteers


Applications are welcome from organisations that are ‘not for profit’ and planning to set up one or more new football teams over the next two years.

Organisations must have a signed constitution (with an appropriate dissolution clause), child protection policy, equal opportunities policy, bank statements and income/expenditure records (for all accounts held by the organisation).

For full information and how to apply visit:


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