Football Club Preparation Fund

Posted: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 13:01

Football Club Preparation Fund

The following Organisations can apply for a grant of £500 from the Football Club Preparation Fund:

  • Clubs and organisations that manage their own building and have a minimum 12 months security of tenure. The buildings must serve outdoor football pitches, that are used for affiliated football
  • Grassroots football clubs (including Step 7)
  • FA National League System clubs (from Steps 1 to 6)
  • FA Women's Pyramid clubs (Tier 1-5)
  • County FAs
  • Professional Club Community Trusts
  • Leisure Trusts (with an annual turnover of less than £500k)

Eligible clubs and organisations can apply for a fixed £500 grant to make the necessary changes and modifications to allow them to reopen.

Successful applicants will need to spend Club Preparation funding on the three key areas:

  • Keeping your clubhouse and equipment clean
  • Maintaining social distancing and avoiding congestion
  • Promoting good hygiene.

The type of work that this may include would be to provide:

  • hand sanitiser dispensers
  • waste bins
  • paper towel dispensers
  • signage and floor marking
  • building repairs and modifications
  • carrying professional inspections or testing on water quality or gas and electric
  • repairing hand basins and providing hot water
  • installing safety screening and contactless payment systems.

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