• Targeted Grants

    The Targeted Grant is paused during Covid-19 and will reopen soon

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  • Community Grants

    Community football grants provide small amounts of funding to help volunteers along the way in their quest to simply provide football opportunities and retain participation levels.

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  • Strategic Grants

    Strategic football grants provide funding for projects that will have a positive impact on increasing football participation levels.

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  • Injured Player Fund

    Supports players and others directly connected with the game who may be injured whilst playing football or who may be incapacitated through illness and who really need such assistance.

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What We Do

The Kent FA Charitable Foundation aims to invest in football activities and facilities across Kent and South East London that enable people to improve their mental, social and physical well being. It will  support football participation levels for players of all abilities, especially for those who are currently physically inactive.

Other the past two years the Foundation supported 55 separate projects investing around £64,000 into facilities, football initiatives and equipment together with helping to create 13 new women’s football teams and 25 Futsal teams.

In addition the Foundation has provide some £27,000 to support the 2020-21 “return to football”, in association with the Kent FA.

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What We Fund

Community Grants
Under £2000

Community football grants provide small amounts of funding to help volunteers along the way in their quest to simply provide football opportunities and retain participation levels. Community grants will be prioritised where they can demonstrate that the funding will ultimately support the creation of new teams or sustaining existing teams. Please note Community Grants will not fund playing kit purchases. APPLY NOW ►

Strategic Grants
Between £2000 and £5000

Strategic football grants provide funding for projects that will have a positive impact on increasing football participation levels. It can include the following areas: Clubhouse refurbishment; Pitch works or ground maintenance and Football development projects APPLY NOW ►

Targeted Grants
Specific Objectives

During each year there will be windows for targeted football grant applications to meet the strategic aims of the Kent FA. The Targeted Grant is paused during Covid-19 and will reopen soon. APPLY NOW ►

Injured Player Fund

To grant assistance to players and others directly connected with affiliated bodies or within jurisdiction of the Association who may be injured whilst playing football or who may be incapacitated through illness and who really need such assistance. APPLY NOW ►

Who We Aim to Help

New Teams
To increase affiliated football teams
Girls/Ladies Projects
To support the FA's aim to increase female participation
Football For All
To improve players mental, social and physical wellbeing
Diversity & Inclusion
To widen participation from underrepresented groups
Facility Projects
To improve football pitches and facilities
Encouraging Activity
To get more people physically active through football

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