Football Foundation - Club Preparation Fund

Sunday, 19 July 2020 - 12:00pm

The funding is intended to support football clubs and organisations to make necessary changes and modifications to their premises, allowing them to reopen safely and in line with coronavirus/COVID-19 guidance. Grants of £500 each are available.


The following are eligible for funding:

  • Grassroots football clubs (including Step 7).
  • FA National League System clubs (from Steps 1 to 6).
  • FA Women’s Pyramid clubs (Tier 1 to 5).
  • County FAs.
  • Professional Club Community Trusts.
  • Leisure Trusts (with an annual turnover of less than £500,000).
  • Welsh Premier League clubs.

The following are not eligible for funding:

  • Clubs and organisations without a suitable security of tenure.
  • Clubs and organisations that do not manage their own clubhouse.
  • Education establishments.
  • Local Authorities.
  • Town and Parish Councils.
  • Leisure Trusts with an annual turnover of more than £500,000.