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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

  • Larkspur Rovers FC Celebrates Funding Boost Larkspur Rovers FC Celebrates Funding BoostLarkspur Rovers FC are today celebrating its investment in a £50,000 project to help improve its natural grass football pitches in Northolt. The project which has involved the purchase of a new tractor and grounds keeping machinery, will greatly aid the club's maintenance efforts throughout the year. 24/04/2017
  • Liam Byrne MP and Lord Mayor unveil new all-weather football pitch in Birmingham Liam Byrne MP and Lord Mayor unveil new all-weather football pitch in BirminghamMP for Birmingham, Hodge Hill, The Rt Hon. Liam Byrne and Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Cllr Carl Rice, officially opened Hodge Hill College's new floodlit all-weather pitch and upgraded changing pavilion recently (Monday 27 March 2017). The project was made possible thanks to a grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. 11/04/2017
  • News Grand Opening set for the Herne Hill Velodrome final phase22 March, London The final phase of the historic Herne Hill Velodrome's renovation comes to fruition this month with the grand opening of the new Exodus Travels Pavilion set to take place on 30 March. The new pavilion marks a successful and emotional end to the third stage of the Save the Velodrome campaign following previous initiatives to rebuild the main track, develop a kids track and implement floodlights all having the combined impact of doubling track usage numbers since 2012. 23/03/2017
  • Kick It Out Kick It Out, Home Office and True Vision challenge homophobic, biphobic and transphobic discrimination in footballKick It Out, football's equality and inclusion organisation, has partnered with the Home Office and True Vision to release a series of informative and engaging resources that raise awareness of homophobic, biphobic and transphobic (HBT) discrimination within football stadia. 22/03/2017
  • Sports Minister and Karen Lumley MP unveil stunning grassroots football hub in Worcestershire Sports Minister and Karen Lumley MP unveil stunning grassroots football hub in WorcestershireTracey Crouch MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Department of Culture, Media and Sport and Karen Lumley, MP for Redditch, officially unveiled Redditch United FC's new grassroots football hub at the Trico Stadium today (Thursday 9 March 2017). 09/03/2017
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