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1. Pre-application advice

1. Pre-application advice

Pre-application advice

To make an application, you must first contact one of our Engagement Managers or the network of County FA's around England using the contacts listed below. Our Grant Officers will also be able to assist you with any initial enquiries and determine your eligibility to apply.

Who to contact

Football Foundation Grant Officer

If you would like to discuss anything relating to your project with the Foundation, please contact the appropriate Grant Officer.

County FA Development Manager

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.

County FACounty FA contactFootball Foundation contactFootball Foundation contactFootball Foundation contact
AFAwww.amateur-fa.com County FA contactBob LeedsCounty Development Managerbob.leeds@amateur-fa.com0207 745 4926 Football Foundation contactMark HutchinsonGrant Officermark.hutchinson@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4226 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Army FAwww.armyfa.com County FA contactSteven StoneCounty Development Managersteve.stone@armyfa.com01252 347962 Football Foundation contactMark HutchinsonGrant Officermark.hutchinson@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4226 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Bedfordshire FAwww.bedfordshirefa.com County FA contactJames PettyFootball Development Managerjames.petty@bedfordshirefa.com01582 567719 Football Foundation contactKenneth NzeyimanaGrant Officerkenneth.nzeyimana@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4261 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Berks & Bucks FAwww.berks-bucksfa.com County FA contactJonathan WoodHead of Deliveryjonathan.wood@berks-bucksfa.com07764 220065 Football Foundation contactMark HutchinsonGrant Officermark.hutchinson@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4226 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Birmingham FAwww.birminghamfa.com County FA contactOliver HitchcoxCounty Development Manageroliver.hitchcox@birminghamfa.com0121 357 4278 Football Foundation contactMaria FinelliGrant Officermaria.finelli@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4206 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Cambridgeshire FAwww.cambridgeshirefa.com County FA contactJoanne BullCounty Development Managerjoanne.bull@cambridgeshirefa.com01223 209034 Football Foundation contactKenneth NzeyimanaGrant Officerkenneth.nzeyimana@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4261 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Cheshire FAwww.cheshirefa.com County FA contactPaul KelsallCounty Development Managerpaul.kelsall@cheshirefa.com01606 871166 Football Foundation contactMaria FinelliGrant Officermaria.finelli@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4206 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Cornwall FAwww.cornwallfa.com County FA contactDaniel GreenoughSenior Football Development Officerdaniel.greenough@cornwallfa.com01208 262984 Football Foundation contactMark HutchinsonGrant Officermark.hutchinson@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4226 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Cumberland FAwww.cumberlandfa.com County FA contactCraig LewisCounty Development Managercraig.lewis@cumberlandfa.com01900 872310 ext 21 Football Foundation contactMaria FinelliGrant Officermaria.finelli@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4206 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Derbyshire FAwww.derbyshirefa.com County FA contactDawn HeronCEOdawn.heron@derbyshirefa.com01332 361422 Football Foundation contactMaria FinelliGrant Officermaria.finelli@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4206 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Devon FAwww.devonfa.com County FA contactChris FrenchCounty Development Managerchris.french@devonfa.com01626 325918 Football Foundation contactMark HutchinsonGrant Officermark.hutchinson@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4226 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Dorset FAwww.dorsetfa.com County FA contactKathryn PurnellCounty Development Managerkathryn.purnell@dorsetfa.com01202 688278 Football Foundation contactMark HutchinsonGrant Officermark.hutchinson@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4226 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Durham FAwww.durhamfa.com County FA contactChris HutchinsonFacilities and Investment Officerchris.hutchinson@durhamfa.com0191 3872928 Football Foundation contactKenneth NzeyimanaGrant Officerkenneth.nzeyimana@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4261 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
East Riding FAwww.eastridingfa.com County FA contactRachel SullivanCounty Development Managerrachel.sullivan@eastridingfa.com07795 482258 Football Foundation contactKenneth NzeyimanaGrant Officerkenneth.nzeyimana@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4261 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Essex FAwww.essexfa.com County FA contactNick EmeryCounty Development Managernick.emery@essexfa.com01245 465271 Football Foundation contactKenneth NzeyimanaGrant Officerkenneth.nzeyimana@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4261 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Gloucestershire FAwww.gloucestershirefa.com County FA contactMatthew BoucherCounty Development Managermatthew.boucher@gloucestershirefa.com01454 615888 Football Foundation contactMark HutchinsonGrant Officermark.hutchinson@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4226 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Guernsey FAwww.guernseyfa.com County FA contactPaul MooneyCounty Development Managerpaul.mooney@guernseyfa.com01481 200443 Football Foundation contactMark HutchinsonGrant Officermark.hutchinson@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4226 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Hampshire FAwww.hampshirefa.com County FA contactSacha NicholasCounty Development Managersacha.nicholas@hampshirefa.com01256 853018 Football Foundation contactMark HutchinsonGrant Officermark.hutchinson@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4226 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Herefordshire FAwww.herefordshirefa.com County FA contactDan ChanceFootball Grant Coordinatordan.chance@herefordshirefa.com01432 342179 Football Foundation contactMaria FinelliGrant Officermaria.finelli@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4206 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Hertfordshire FAwww.hertfordshirefa.com County FA contactKarl LinghamCounty Development Managerkarl.lingham@hertfordshirefa.com01462 650217 Football Foundation contactKenneth NzeyimanaGrant Officerkenneth.nzeyimana@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4261 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Huntingdonshire FAwww.huntsfa.com County FA contactAndy ColesSenior Football Development Officerandy.coles@huntsfa.com01480 447483 Football Foundation contactKenneth NzeyimanaGrant Officerkenneth.nzeyimana@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4261 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Isle of Man FAwww.isleofmanfa.com County FA contactLewis QualtroughCounty Development Managerlewis.qualtrough@isleofmanfa.com01624 613750 Football Foundation contactMaria FinelliGrant Officermaria.finelli@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4206 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Jersey FAwww.jerseyfa.com County FA contactBrian OliverCounty Development Managerbrian.oliver@jerseyfa.com01534 500270 Football Foundation contactMark HutchinsonGrant Officermark.hutchinson@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4226 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Kent FAwww.kentfa.com County FA contactLee SutterCounty Development Managerlee.suter@kentfa.com01622 792140 Football Foundation contactMark HutchinsonGrant Officermark.hutchinson@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4226 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Lancashire FAwww.lancashirefa.com County FA contactShaun BurkeCounty Development Managershaun.burke@lancashirefa.com01772 624000 Football Foundation contactMaria FinelliGrant Officermaria.finelli@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4206 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Leicestershire & Rutland FA www.leicestershirefa.com County FA contactKelly EllisHead of Football Developmentkelly.ellis@leicestershirefa.com0116 284 5930 Football Foundation contactMaria FinelliGrant Officermaria.finelli@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4206 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Lincolnshire FAwww.lincolnshirefa.com County FA contactLinzi HewittCounty Development Managerlinzi.hewitt@lincolnshirefa.com0844 967 0708 Football Foundation contactKenneth NzeyimanaGrant Officerkenneth.nzeyimana@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4261 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Liverpool FAwww.liverpoolfa.com County FA contactAnthony SmithCounty Development Manageranthony.smith@liverpoolfa.com0151 523 4488 Football Foundation contactMaria FinelliGrant Officermaria.finelli@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4206 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
London FAwww.londonfa.com County FA contactNeil TwitchettHead of Deliveryneil.twitchett@londonfa.com020 7610 8368 Football Foundation contactMark HutchinsonGrant Officermark.hutchinson@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4226 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Manchester FAwww.manchesterfa.com County FA contactRachael BirchallCounty Development Managerrachael.birchall@manchesterfa.com0161 225 1966 Football Foundation contactMaria FinelliGrant Officermaria.finelli@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4206 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Middlesex FAwww.middlesexfa.com County FA contactStuart AllenHead of Facility Investmentstuart.allen@middlesexfa.com020 8515 1924 Football Foundation contactMark HutchinsonGrant Officermark.hutchinson@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4226 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Norfolk FAwww.norfolkfa.com County FA contactIan GrangeDevelopment Managerian.grange@norfolkfa.com01603 704059 Football Foundation contactKenneth NzeyimanaGrant Officerkenneth.nzeyimana@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4261 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
North Riding FAwww.northridingfa.com County FA contactAndy ClayFootball Development Managerandy.clay@northridingfa.com01642 717775 Football Foundation contactKenneth NzeyimanaGrant Officerkenneth.nzeyimana@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4261 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Northamptonshire FAwww.northamptonshirefa.com County FA contactIan TintoCounty Development Managerian.tinto@northantsfa.com01604 678405 Football Foundation contactMaria FinelliGrant Officermaria.finelli@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4206 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Northumberland FAwww.northumberlandfa.com County FA contactMark WoodhallCounty Development Managermark.woodhall@northumberlandfa.com0191 2700700 Football Foundation contactKenneth NzeyimanaGrant Officerkenneth.nzeyimana@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4261 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Nottinghamshire FAwww.nottinghamshirefa.com County FA contactRicky StevensonCounty Development Managerricky.stevenson@nottinghamshirefa.com0115 9837404 Football Foundation contactKenneth NzeyimanaGrant Officerkenneth.nzeyimana@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4261 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Oxfordshire FAwww.oxfordshirefa.com County FA contactAndrew EarnshawCounty Development Managerandrew.earnshaw@oxfordshirefa.com01993 778371 Football Foundation contactMark HutchinsonGrant Officermark.hutchinson@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4226 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
RAF FAwww.royalairforcefa.com County FA contactPaul McClurgCounty Development Managerssp@coningsby.raf.mod.uk01526 347939 Football Foundation contactMark HutchinsonGrant Officermark.hutchinson@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4226 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Royal Navy FAwww.navyfa.com County FA contactStephen JohnsonCounty Development Managersteve.johnson@navyfa.com02392 723974 Football Foundation contactMark HutchinsonGrant Officermark.hutchinson@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4226 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Sheffield & Hallamshire FAwww.sheffieldfa.com County FA contactSimon FrostFacility & Investment Managersimon.frost@sheffieldfa.com0114 261 5500 Football Foundation contactKenneth NzeyimanaGrant Officerkenneth.nzeyimana@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4261 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Shropshire FAwww.shropshirefa.com County FA contactMick MurphyCounty Development Managermick.murphy@shropshirefa.com01743 362769 Football Foundation contactMaria FinelliGrant Officermaria.finelli@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4206 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Somerset FAwww.somersetfa.com County FA contactBrendan DixCounty Development Managerbrendan.dix@somersetfa.com01458 832359 Football Foundation contactMark HutchinsonGrant Officermark.hutchinson@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4226 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Staffordshire FAwww.staffordshirefa.com County FA contactKevin StaplesCounty Development Managerkevin.staples@staffordshirefa.com01785 256994 Football Foundation contactMaria FinelliGrant Officermaria.finelli@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4206 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Suffolk FAwww.suffolkfa.com County FA contactJodie AllardFootball Development Managerjodie.allard@suffolkfa.com01449 776311 Football Foundation contactKenneth NzeyimanaGrant Officerkenneth.nzeyimana@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4261 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Surrey FAwww.surreyfa.com County FA contactMike GilhamCounty Development Managermike.gilham@surreyfa.com01372 384192 Football Foundation contactMark HutchinsonGrant Officermark.hutchinson@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4226 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Sussex FAwww.sussexfa.com County FA contactPaul SaundersCounty Development Managerpaul.saunders@sussexfa.com01903 766855 Football Foundation contactMark HutchinsonGrant Officermark.hutchinson@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4226 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
West Riding FAwww.wrcfa.com County FA contactAndrew ShuttleworthFootball Development Managerandrew.shuttleworth@westridingfa.com0113 2821222 Football Foundation contactKenneth NzeyimanaGrant Officerkenneth.nzeyimana@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4261 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Westmorland FAwww.westmorlandfa.com County FA contactJames PattisonCounty Development Managerjames.pattison@westmorlandfa.com01539 730946 Football Foundation contactMaria FinelliGrant Officermaria.finelli@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4206 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Wiltshire FAwww.wiltshirefa.com County FA contactMark YoungCounty Development Managermark.young@wiltshirefa.com01793 486047 Football Foundation contactMark HutchinsonGrant Officermark.hutchinson@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4226 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Worcestershire FAwww.worcestershirefa.com County FA contactMartin CollierFootball Development Officermartin.collier@worcestershirefa.com01905 827137 Football Foundation contactMaria FinelliGrant Officermaria.finelli@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4206 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555
Wales Football Foundation contactMaria FinelliGrant Officermaria.finelli@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555 ext 4206 Football Foundation contactgtg@footballfoundation.org.uk Football Foundation contactrtg@footballfoundation.org.uk0345 345 4555

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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