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The Football Foundation is the UK’s largest sports’ charity. Funded by the Premier League, The Football Association and the Government, the Foundation directs £30m every year into grassroots sport.

The Foundation receives money from the very top of the professional game and also from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport through Sport England. It then uses this money to leverage even more partnership funding, to deliver a programme of new and improved community sports facilities in towns and cities across the country.

Our mission is to improve facilitiescreate opportunities and build communities throughout England.

Contact details

For media enquiries please contact:
 

Niall Malone, Communications Manager
Email: niall.malone@footballfoundation.org.uk
Telephone: 0345 3454555 ext 4275

Latest press releases

  • New sports hub in Bridlington looking Sharpe after former United star stops by New Bridlington sports hub looking Sharpe after former United star stops byLee Sharpe, former Manchester United FC winger, officially unveiled East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Bridlington Club for Younger People's (BCYP) new community sports hub recently (Saturday 5 August). The sports hub includes a new all-weather pitch and improved changing pavilion, made possible by a grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. 16/08/2017
  • Lady Gass opens new Somerset village sports hall accompanied by Ian Liddell-Grainger MP Lady Gass opens new Somerset village sports hall accompanied by Ian Liddell-Grainger MPDame Elizabeth Periam Gass, former Lord-Lieutenant of Somerset, officially opened the new Wembdon Village Hall and natural grass pitches in Bridgwater recently (Friday 21 July). Lady Gass was joined by Ian Liddell-Grainger, MP for Bridgwater and Somerset. 01/08/2017
  • Lord Pendry unveils new changing pavilion in Derbyshire alongside Ruth George MP Lord Pendry unveils new changing pavilion in Derbyshire alongside Ruth George MPLord Pendry, President of the Football Foundation, officially opened a state-of-the-art changing pavilion in Tintwistle recently (Saturday 22 July). The project was made possible thanks to a grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. The MP for High Peak, Ruth George, was also in attendance. 27/07/2017
  • England Manager Gareth Southgate surprises Leeds youngsters at new all-weather pitch England Manager Gareth Southgate surprises Leeds youngsters at new all-weather pitchEngland Manager Gareth Southgate surprised a lucky group of Oulton Primary School children at West Riding County FA's (WRCFA) new all-weather pitch in Leeds recently (Tuesday 25 July). The pitch was built thanks to a grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. 27/07/2017
  • Respect Winners of The FA Respect Awards 2017 AnnouncedThe Football Association has today announced the 11 successful recipients of The FA Respect Awards 2017. The awards celebrate The Respect Programme, which was launched by The FA in 2008 with the aim of uniting the game whilst ensuring that football both on and off the pitch is an enjoyable, inclusive and positive experience for all. 21/07/2017
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