What we fund

We’ve got more support for clubs and organisations like yours than ever before thanks to our Funding Partners - The Premier League, The FA and Government

Available funding

From goalposts to changing pavilions, whatever you need the Football Foundation has got you covered.


Grants for the purchase of new or replacement pairs of goalposts for use within community grassroots football. 

Storage containers

A simple, cost-effective way of increasing your capacity for equipment and freeing up space within your site.

Portable floodlights

Grants for the purchase of new and preowned floodlights for use on 3G and grass pitch training areas.

Changing pavilions & clubhouses

Minor and major works to improve existing changing facilities or build new ones.

3G Pitch Maintenance Machinery & Equipment

Grants that help with the purchase of the maintenance equipment needed to keep your 3G surface looking and playing its best. 

Grass pitch improvement

Get your pitch match fit with funding towards the improvement of grass pitches at your facility.


Grants towards ball retention systems, pest control fencing and boundary fencing and gates.

Small-sided facility improvement

Grants to build or improve the condition of small-sided artificial pitches.

3G Pitches

High-quality all-weather surfaces that are perfect for learning and enjoying the game.

Creation of new grass pitches

Grants to help you transform unused spaces into quality grass pitches.

Premier League Stadium Fund

Financial support from the Premier League for National League System and Women's Pyramid Clubs.

Premier League Defibrillator Fund

Support to install Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) and External Storage Cabinets at grassroots football facilities.

Please note: Football Foundation does not accept any Digital Banks (or E-money accounts) which are not PRA regulated.

Please note: As of 1 July 2023, we will only accept applications from people holding the role of either Chair, Vice-Chair, Secretary or Treasurer of the club applying. This will be verified with the County FA during the assessment process and any applications submitted by people not in one of these roles will be withdrawn. 

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