3G facility

Grounds and Pitch Funding

Premier League Stadium Fund

The Premier League provides financial support for clubs throughout the football pyramid to make improvements to their stadiums, including ground-grading requirements and funds to help enhance financial sustainability.

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Playing Pitch Strategy

To ensure there is a good supply of high quality playing pitches and playing fields to meet the sporting needs of local communities, all local authority areas should have an up-to-date Playing Pitch Strategy.

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Local Football Facility Plans

The purpose of a LFFP is to identify the priority projects for potential investment in your local area. The FA alongside the Premier League and Sport England have created all LFFP's.

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Facilities Funding

How to find funding for your football facilities.

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Small Grants

From new goalposts to new pitches, find out the Football Foundation can help turn your vision into a reality.

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Grass Pitch Maintenance Fund

Apply for a fund to assist with the maintenance of your grass pitches.

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Saughall Colts JFC In Chester are a great example of how grassroots clubs can maximise their facility’s potential. With funding from the Football Foundation, Saughall Colts JFC have upgraded their home ground with:

  • New entrance gates
  • 200m perimeter fencing
  • 12 x Mark Harrod movable goals
  • Multi-purpose tractor (with aerator/roller, etc.)
  • 5-year pitch maintenance grant (equipment, materials, etc.)
  • COVID 19 signs and equipment

If you’d like to do the same, please click the links below.

Saughall Colts Case Study