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Grants and Funding


Through funding available at the Football Foundation, we support eligible organisations which include; clubs, local authorities, educational establishments, charities and other community organisations to apply for small and large grant to support their ambitions.

Football Foundation – Small Grants (up to £25,000)

The Football Foundation award small grants of up to £25,000 to eligible organisations to help keep players playing the beautiful game. Whether it’s new goalposts for one of your junior teams or some maintenance machinery for your ground staff to keep the pitches up to a good standard, there are a range of small grants available. Other items in which the Football Foundation small grants support, include, but no limited to; installing fencing, placing or buying goalposts, refurbishing or carrying out essential works to changing rooms.

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Football Foundation – Large Grants (over £25,000)

Grants of over £25,000 for larger projects include new pavilions, clubs houses and 3G pitches are available through the Football Foundation. We work collaboratively with key stakeholders across the county to deliver local priority projects identified within the LFFPs, so have a look at your LFFP to see how or if you could play your part.

Before progressing with any application, we strongly encourage you to make contact with us so we can discuss your project in more depth, and start you on the journey successful application.

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Premier League Stadium Fund

The Premier League Stadium Fund awards capital grants to clubs to support improvement of their stadium facilities for players, supporters and officials. Funding is available to clubs who play in Steps 1 to 6 of the National League System, Tiers 1 to 4 of the Women’s Football Pyramid and clubs promoted into the English Football League.

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Active Together – Funding Finder

Active Together Funding Finder enables you to identify other suitable local, regional and national funding schemes available for clubs and organisations, facilities and talented individuals.

Looking for additional funding towards a project, click here

Get in touch

Email: facilitydevelopment@leicestershirefa.com