Premier League Fans Fund

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Premier League Fans Fund

Summary: A commitment from the Premier League to fund projects and organisations that improve the relationship between fans and their clubs.

Email
fansfund@fsif.co.uk

About Premier League Fans Fund

Eligibility

Who?

  • Projects linked to clubs in the Premier League, English Football League and the National League are given priority.
  • Exceptional projects linked to clubs below the National League will be considered on a case by case basis. These projects must demonstrate in detail how their outputs and outcomes meet and exceed the aims of the Fund.

What?

  • Projects that strengthen the relationship between professional clubs and their fans will be favoured.
  • Capital projects, other than for equipment associated with Fans Zones, are ineligible.
  • Salary, travel, hospitality and food and beverage costs are ineligible.

The Premier League Fans Fund is a commitment from the Premier League to fund projects and organisations which:

  • Improve the relationship between fans and their clubs
  • Improve the way football supporters engage with each other
  • Improve fans' experience of the game

Small Grants:

The Small Grants Scheme aims to encourage and allow a broad variety of groups and projects to be funded. The Small Grants Scheme offers grants of up to £20,000 for projects that look to address the Scheme's aims.

Large Grants:

The Premier League Fans Fund also has a Large Grants Scheme. This awards grants of over £20,000 to provide funding to deliver commissioned outcomes for organisations like Kick it Out, football's equality and inclusion body, and Level Playing Field, who work to remove the barriers in football and sport generally that exclude disabled people.

Key Information

  • Maximum total project costs are £50,000.
  • The maximum cost for developing a Fans Zone is £5,000.
  • The duration of a funded project can range from one off events to 18 months.
  • Applicants must discuss potential projects and have support from associated clubs before an application is submitted.
  • All applicants will be required to complete a development plan.

How to Apply

The Fund is open for applications all-year-round but it is important to note that projects can take up to 12 weeks to be assessed for funding.

Please contact fansfund@fsif.co.uk outlining details of your proposed project. We will review your proposal and be in touch with you to make sure it meets our eligibility criteria. If it does, we'll give you access to an online application form.

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Partners

  • Leicestershire County Council
    Equality Standard
    Safeguarding
    Active Rutland
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
  • Sport England
    Blaby LSA
    Harborough LSA
    Charnwood LSA
    Active Oadby and Wigston
  • NWL LSA
    Melton LSA
    Active Partnerships
    Active Leicester

Partners

  • Active Rutland
    Active Oadby and Wigston
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Equality Standard
  • Melton LSA
    Active Partnerships
  • Harborough LSA
    Sport England
  • Charnwood LSA
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
  • Safeguarding
    Blaby LSA
  • NWL LSA
    Active Leicester