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Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund

The Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund supports the development of new and refurbished football facilities, increasing football participation and making the experience of playing the sport more enjoyable. In total, £102m has been provided for grassroots football improvements since 2003. The fund is aimed at helping grassroots facility projects across the country, increasing participation in the sport and improving the experience of playing the game at the lowest level.

Eligible Organisations

Eligible Organisations

  • Football clubs
  • Professional clubs' community trusts
  • Multi-sport clubs
  • Local authorities
  • Educational establishments
  • Charities
  • Not-for-profit companies
  • Industrial and provident societies
  • Unincorporated but not-for-profit companies

All applications must have security of tenure either by freehold or leasehold. If leasehold, a minimum of 25 years’ security of tenure is required.

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Suitable Projects

Suitable Projects

The fund will provide grants for projects which fulfil the following requirements:

  • Improve football facilities and benefit the community
  • Improve participation
  • Help people improve themselves through participation

In addition, the types of facilities the fund will provide money for include:

  • Grass pitches
  • Drainage or general improvements
  • Associated buildings
  • 3G Football Turf Pitches (ftps) and multi-use games areas
  • Floodlights
Application Process

Application Process

There are three main steps to completing the application:

  • Follow the pre-application advice given on the website
  • Before you are given access to the full application form, you must first discuss your project with your County Football Association and your FA Regional Facilities and Investment Manager, and fill in an FA Facilities Enquiry Form (FEF) if required
  • After the above steps have been completed, you may apply by completing the application form available from the above link
Important Dates

Important Dates

The following dates are set deadlines for applications to be received:

  • Friday 12 August 2016
  • Friday 21 October 2016
  • Friday 20 January 2017
Funding Range

Funding Range

The funding range is £10,000 to £500,000.

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Guidance for Applying for Grants

Check the latest grant information on the relevant website

Check for full eligibility (for your organisation and for your proposed project / activity)

Read all guidance and supplementary documentation

Contact the grant directly to clarify any questions or issues

Apply for the grant, ensuring that all required steps are followed

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