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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.

Contact details

For media enquiries please contact:
 

Niall Malone, Communications Manager
Email: niall.malone@footballfoundation.org.uk
Telephone: 0345 3454555 ext 4275

Latest press releases

  • Stephen Hammond MP delighted to unveil upgraded changing pavilion in Wimbledon Stephen Hammond MP delighted to unveil upgraded changing pavilion in WimbledonStephen Hammond, MP for Wimbledon, officially opened Wimbledon RFC's upgraded changing pavilion recently (Saturday 9 December), thanks to a grant from the Mayor of London: Sports Facilities Fund (MoL:SFF), which is delivered by the Football Foundation the country's largest sports charity. 11/12/2017
  • Scunthorpe United’s Paul Musselwhite opens new all-weather pitch for Baysgarth School Scunthorpe United's Paul Musselwhite opens new all-weather pitch for Baysgarth SchoolPaul Musselwhite, former Scunthorpe United FC player and the club's current goalkeeper coach, officially opened a state-of-the-art third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) at the Baysgarth School Sports Village recently (Friday 8 December), thanks to a grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. This is part of a larger project for the school, including the development of a new changing facility. 11/12/2017
  • Howard School have a Solly good time as Charlton ace and Rehman Chishti MP open upgraded pitches Howard School have a Solly good time as Charlton ace and Rehman Chishti MP open upgraded pitchesRehman Chishti, MP for Gillingham and Rainham, officially opened The Howard School's upgraded grass pitches recently (Friday 8 December), thanks to a grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. The MP was joined by Charlton Athletic FC defender, Chris Solly, Howard School student Louis Binks, who plays for Tottenham Hotspur FC's Under-18 team and has represented England, Gillingham FC youth player Harry Lang and Leyton Orient FC's Will Sanders. 11/12/2017
  • University of Gloucestershire unveil new all-weather pitch at community sports hub University of Gloucestershire unveil new all-weather pitch at community sports hubThe University of Gloucestershire officially opened their state-of-the-art all-weather pitch at their Oxstalls sports hub yesterday (Tuesday 5 December), thanks to a grant from the Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund, which is delivered by the Football Foundation. This is part of a larger project for the University, which includes the ongoing construction of a brand new changing pavilion. 06/12/2017
  • Rochdale Sacred Heart FC’s facility reopens following storm damage Rochdale Sacred Heart FC's facility reopens following storm damageRochdale Sacred Heart FC reopened one of its pitches yesterday (Tuesday 5 December), following work carried out to repair damage caused by Storm Desmond in late 2015. This was made possible by a grant from the Emergency Football Relief Fund, delivered by the Football Foundation. 06/12/2017
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