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The Football Foundation is the UK’s largest sports’ charity. Funded by the Premier League, The Football Association and the Government, the Foundation directs £30m every year into grassroots sport.

The Foundation receives money from the very top of the professional game and also from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport through Sport England. It then uses this money to leverage even more partnership funding, to deliver a programme of new and improved community sports facilities in towns and cities across the country.

Our mission is to improve facilitiescreate opportunities and build communities throughout England.

Media enquiries

Please contact:

Email: communications@footballfoundation.org.uk
Telephone: 0345 3454555 ext 4280

Latest press releases

  • Football Foundation statement on Wembley sale withdrawalThe news that Mr Khan has decided to withdraw his offer to buy Wembley Stadium should come as a huge disappointment to community footballers everywhere. Since 2000, the Foundation has used £650 million of direct funding from the Premier League, The FA and Government to draw in a further £850 million, which has allowed the Foundation to invest in projects worth £1.5 billion. 17/10/2018
  • Double delight in Handsworth as two lots of funding are presented by Clive Betts MP Double delight in Handsworth as two lots of funding are presented by Clive Betts MPClive Betts, MP for Sheffield South East, was on hand to present Handsworth Junior Sporting Club and Handsworth Parramore FC with two lots of funding from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund (PL/FA:FF) and Football Stadia Improvement Fund (FSIF) recently. 17/10/2018
  • FF001-082.jpg Georgie Bingham impressed by predicted 1604% increase in female football participation thanks to new 3G pitchtalkSPORT presenter and Football Foundation Ambassador, Georgie Bingham, officially opened a third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) at Samuel Ryder Academy recently (Friday 12 October). Their new facility was made possible thanks to investment from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. 15/10/2018
  • Gareth Southgate with students from Anglesey Primary Academy in Burton-on-Trent Football Foundation announced as sponsor for England fixturesThe Football Foundation, in collaboration with The Football Association [The FA], has today announced a landmark partnership agreement which will see the charity become the official lead sponsor of the England Men's Senior Team for the upcoming UEFA Nations League fixtures against Croatia and Spain. 08/10/2018
  • Rt Hon. Priti Patel MP delighted as Thurstable School scores funding Rt Hon. Priti Patel MP delighted as Thurstable School scores fundingRt Hon. Priti Patel, MP for Witham, was welcomed to Thurstable School in Essex today (Friday 5 October). The MP was there to officially award a cheque from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, towards the school's goalpost replacement project. 05/10/2018
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