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2. Application

2. Application

Before you are given access to the application form, you must first discuss your project with your County Football Association and fill in a Facilities Expression of Interest form.

The FA will then advise if you should get in touch with us and complete an application form – please note this is only available through Grantshot, the Football Foundation’s online application portal. If you do not already have a Grantshot account, please use the following link to create one.


Application process

Once you have registered with Grantshot the application process is as follows:


You submit your application form and upload all relevant documents to Grantshot (or send us hard copies  of the documents)

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A copy of your application is sent to your County FA to provide comments

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Your application is logged by our Administration team once we've received the county comments

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Our Administration team will send you a confirmation email, stating your unique Football Foundation reference number and the main point of contact for your project

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Your application is assessed

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Please note

We cannot process your application until you have provided us with all relevant supporting documentation.

Project guidance

Please read the guidance for your particular project type before completing the application form to apply for funding.  The guidance provides information on the criteria your project must meet, along with a list of supporting documents we need in order to accept your application.

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