Here are just a few examples of the dramatic
transformation that takes place when a
project benefits from a Foundation grant.
North Sheen
Recreation
Ground, London
In November 2008, North Sheen Rec in
Surrey received a grant of £629,300 from the
Foundation to fund a £1m project installing
new changing rooms.The money enabled the
replacement of the dilapidated and vandalised
building with a stunning new facility.
BEFORE
The graffiti-covered, old building
AFTER
The striking new £1m facility
AFC Urmston,
Manchester
In January 2009,AFC Urmston received a grant
of £521,178 from the Football to fund new
changing rooms.The facility was opened in
October 2011 by England international, Joe Hart.
BEFORE
The dilapidated changing rooms
AFTER
The new changing rooms
Wallsend Boys
Club, Newcastle
upon Tyne
In July 2007,Wallsend Boys Club in
Northumberland received a grant of £1m from
the Foundation to fund new changing rooms.
BEFORE
An old outdated facility atWallsend
AFTER
Newcastle ledgend and former England striker,
Alan Shearer, with local kids in front of the
new facility at the opening
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