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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

  • Baroness Brady CBE unveils West Ham United Foundation's new all-weather pitch Baroness Brady CBE unveils West Ham United Foundation's new all-weather pitchWest Ham United FC Vice-Chairman Karren Brady CBE, defender Reece Burke, and West Ham United Foundation Chief Executive, Joseph Lyons, officially unveiled West Ham United Foundation's new all-weather pitch on Tuesday 21 February, thanks to a grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. 22/02/2017
  • Shailesh Vara MP opens new grassroots sports pavilion Shailesh Vara MP opens new grassroots sports pavilionShailesh Vara, MP for North West Cambridgeshire, officially opened Stilton Parish Council's changing room pavilion at the Village Playing Field recently (Saturday 18 February 2017). The project was made possible thanks to grants from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation, and the Premier League, through the Football Stadia Improvement Fund (FSIF), the largest funders of non-league football in the country. 20/02/2017
  • Grassroots sports hub unveiled in Melksham, Wiltshire Grassroots sports hub unveiled in WiltshireMelksham's new state-of-the-art grassroots sports hub was officially opened recently (Monday 13 February) by representatives of Wiltshire Council, Melksham FC and Melksham RFC. 20/02/2017
  • Iron manager and Andrew Percy MP unveil grassroots football hub Scunthorpe United manager and Andrew Percy MP unveil grassroots football hubScunthorpe United FC manager Graham Alexander, first-team coach Nick Daws, Andrew Percy, MP for Brigg and Goole, and Baroness Redfern, officially opened Isle Education Trust's new football hub recently (Friday 10 February 2017) at South Axholme Academy. The project was made possible thanks to grants from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation, and North Lincolnshire Council. 16/02/2017
  • England Manager Gareth Southgate opens £1m community football hub in Burton England Manager Gareth Southgate opens major new community football hub in BurtonEngland Men's Senior Manager Gareth Southgate officially unveiled Burton Albion Community Trust's (BACT's) new floodlit all-weather pitch today (Tuesday 14 February 2017). He was joined by Nigel Clough, Burton Albion FC manager, the club's Chairman Ben Robinson, Burton MP Andrew Griffiths and Football Foundation President Lord Pendry. 14/02/2017
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