If you are looking for help and funding for your junior club then here are some links you may find very useful.


The Football Foundation is the largest sports charity in the UK funded by the Premier League, The FA and Government (via Sport England). It funds the development of new and refurbished grassroots sports facilities improving the quality and experience of playing sport at the grassroots level to sustain and increase participation and improve general skills levels.


Funding is available upon application, subject to meeting certain criteria, from the Football Foundation, the UK’s largest sports charity. Funded by The Football Association, the Premier League and the Government, the Foundation directs £36m every year into grassroots sport.

These three partners have committed further funding into the Football Foundation with a new agreement lasting to 2013.  The Foundation has been working closely with its Trustees with a view to introducing revised funding criteria with the emphasis on making the maximum impact with the available budget.


We understand that all clubs are different and need support in different ways. So here at McDonald’s we are providing flexible cash grants for those big ticket items such as pitch fees, coaching courses or even a new washing machine. You know what your club needs better than anyone, so here’s your chance to apply for funding that will really make a difference.


Around one in five young people in the UK are not in work, education or training. Youth unemployment costs the UK economy £10 million a day in lost productivity, while youth crime costs £1 billion every year.

We address this by giving practical and financial support to the young people who need it most. We help develop key skills, confidence and motivation, enabling young people

The Kick It Out Development Grants have been designed to help community groups, grassroots and amateur clubs ‘kick-start’ activities for groups that are still under-represented in mainstream football.

Through support from the Football Foundation, Kick It Out is able to offer grants of up to £2,000 each.

The aims of the grants programme include helping to increase participation from BME communities in all areas of the game (including playing, coaching and refereeing), using football to create more inclusive communities and helping grassroots and amateur teams develop closer links with mainstream football including local County Football Associations.

Small Grants uses Lottery funding to make awards of between £300 and £10,000 to not-for-profit organisations to help more people play sport. If you are considering applying for a grant we would encourage you to complete our as a first step. To find out more about the fund and how to apply click on the logo.


“Raise money for any cause by selling something everyone needs!

Each bag of 40 loo rolls costs the buyer £20 of which your club keeps £8. Get all the players involved and use your network to sell as many bags as possible. It couldn’t be easier! We deliver the toilet rolls to the participating club free of charge. Only after the bags have been distributed and the money collected do you have to pay us our share. That’s right, no up-front payment!”


The Boot Room offers a unique way for football clubs to raise money through their own club branded website. Sign up with us and your supporters will be able to play our fun interactive prize competitions and win big cash prizes, whilst raising money for your club. Every time one of your members or supporters enters your Boot Room competitions you raise money for your club.

With your own Boot Room you will be in control of your club’s fundraising. You will be able to set your club’s fundraising targets and really deliver on them.

To Find out more and book a demo visit our website

It’s easy to raise funds for your junior football club by selling our unique football-themed Christmas Cards to friends, family and members of the public.

Each pack contains 10 high quality cards you just won’t find on the high street and every pack you sell will raise £2.00 for your club!

Email us today and we’ll send you everything you need to start raising big money for your football club!

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