We strongly recommend that you use the pre-application advice offered on our behalf by The FA and the network of County FAs around England.
Before you contact the FA or a County FA, please fill in an expression of interest form. When we receive your form, we will send a copy of it to the FA and the appropriate County FA, who will contact you to give you more advice on applying for money from us.
After you have completed an expression of interest form, please contact your County FA Development Manager to discuss your project. These Managers are based in the County FA offices around England and work with The FA Football Development Team.
FA Regional Facilities Managers work across five regions. After you have completed an expression of interest form, they can discuss your proposed project with you, possibly visit your site and help you to fill in an application form.
Contacting the Foundation
Investment Programme Manager
If you would like to discuss anything with the Foundation, please contact the appropriate Investment Programme Manager.
If the matter relates to design, planning permission, construction, or something similar please contact the appropriate Football Foundation Technical Advisor. The Foundation has also published technical information sheets that offer step by step advice and detail minimum specifications on various aspects of facilities projects. It is essential that grant applications to the Foundation comply with these information sheets.
General facilities enquiries
For general enquiries, please contact the Facilities Team Administrator on 0845 345 4555 or at email@example.com.