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GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL FUNDING & FUNDRAISING

Funding and fundraising has become an essential part of all grassroots football club’s survival and there are various funding streams options available. Some of these may be affiliated with the County Football Associations and others not.

GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL FUNDING

Grassroots Football clubs up and down the UK are seeking much needed financial support and help to keep going and provide a platform for their communities to play football. The COVID 19 pandemic in December 2019 raised the attention of the struggle in grassroots sports and the effect it can have on communities infrastructure, for which grassroots football clubs play a key part.

Junior Grassroots recognises that the government has helped, by providing clubs with business rate reductions and grants to cover the lockdown. The budget that was put in place went a fair way in supporting many grassroots football clubs across the country as well and all types of businesses. As such, there were provisions for temporary tax relief and to support affected businesses during the restrictions of the lockdown.

We feel that the ongoing issues with grassroots football funding will make it more difficult for grassroots clubs to sustain themselves whilst trying to provide an essential platform for their communities and for their children.

FA INVESTMENT INTO GRASSROOTS FOOTBALL

If you’re looking to get new team kits, investing in equipment or update or building a new facility then it is all the investment. The Football Association with organisations such as the Football Foundation, Local Authorities and Sport England.

The FA will provide help and support if you’re a county club, a league or facility providers;

 

NATIONAL LOTTERY GRANT FUNDING

A quick way to apply for smaller amounts of funding between £300 and £10,000.

We’re here to support communities with the things that are important to them, including mitigating the impact of the cost-of-living crisis and supporting them as they seek to recover, rebuild and grow following the Covid-19 pandemic.

You can apply for funding to deliver a new or existing activity or to support your organisation to change and adapt to new and future challenges.

In order to support communities, we fund projects and organisations which aim to:

build strong relationships in and across communities
improve the places and spaces that matter to communities
help more people to reach their potential, by supporting them at the earliest possible stage.
In addition to meeting one or more of the above funding priorities we are also able to fund projects that

support people, communities and organisations that are facing increased demands and challenges as a direct result of the cost-of-living crisis.

CASH 4 CLUBS

The main aims of the scheme are to;

  • Clubs in Crisis Fund for any Community Sports Clubs
  • Offering grants up to £2000
  • To qualify, show help in reducing crime, offering employment & life skills

THE FOOTBALL FOUNDATION

The main aims of the scheme are to help communities

  • We help clubs improve their facilities for their local community
  • We provide investment in all areas across the country
  • We provide support, guidance and help with grassroots improvements

GIVE TO LOCAL

The main aims of the scheme are to;

  • Supporting Clubs and Communities in difficult times
  • We help businesses plan for a better future
  • We support local business and local people who support the Local Club.

KICK IT OUT GRASSROOTS ACTIVITY FUND

The aim of this fund is;

  • We provide help to facilitate small to medium-sized events for clubs
  • We provide an average investment of up to £1000 and higher if justifiable
  • We provide support for local communities like most charities nationwide.

THE ROSE FOUNDATION FUND

The main aims of this Charity scheme are to;

  • Only provide assistance to registered charities
  • To help charities in London
  • To help provide funds for various project.

LONDON SPORT FUNDING

  • We provide help to facilitate funding across mainly London, Kent and Surrey
  • We display funding and grants offered by different organisations
  • A great selection of donations and grants offered for businesses

REGISTER WITH HMRC

Register your Football Club as a Community Amateur Sports Club with HMRC

One great way to bolster the donations that your club collate by 25% with gift aid with HMRC by becoming a CASC. The CASC registration can be completed by the club treasurer. We suggest that you apply for the gift aid with each donation to your club.

FOOTBALL FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITIES

There are plenty of ways to raise funds and due to the recent pandemic, raising money in grassroots football is going to be quite a task. Getting local support from businesses locally can help take on numerous tasks and it doesn’t all need to be tied in with giving cash.

  • Beat The Keeper – Penalty Shootout
  • Bus Stops – Football Cards
  • Cupcake Challenge
  • Free Tickets – Adventure | Theatre | Vouchers
  • Football Pub Quiz – Zoom Quiz
  • Football Raffle Ticket Draw

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