Our Mission / Charity Constitution

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. 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. In Year 2 (2018/19) We will offer up to £200 of funding to teams that will affiliate or are affiliated to Kent FA as a Futsal team. This funding will help you purchase the necessary equipment and fund a coach to attend an FA Level 1 in Coaching Futsal. It will also help your session get up and running by funding affiliation to Kent FA, specialist insurance and your initial bookings at an appropriate venue. 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 ►

The Kent FA Charitable Foundation is registered with the Charity Commission, Registration No. 1174782

Charity Objects

For the public benefit generally but with particular reference to the inhabitants of Kent and South East London:

3.1 To promote, develop and support community participation in healthy recreation by providing or assisting in the provision of facilities for playing football and other sports (“facilities” means land, buildings, equipment and organising sporting activities);

3.2 To advance amateur sport by promoting the amateur playing of the game and such other sports or games which promote health by involving physical or mental skill or exertion and which are undertaken on an amateur basis;

3.3 To help and educate children and young people by providing facilities for the playing of the game and other sports as to develop their physical, mental and social capacities that they may grow to full maturity as individuals and members of the community; and

3.4 To promote all purposes recognised as charitable under the laws of England and Wales from time to time in particular through an association with football.

Trustees

Barry Bright (Chairman)

Charlotte Richardson

Sophie Ward

Malcolm McLean

Paul Dolan

Philip Smith

To download the Kent FA Charitable Foundation Constitution document click here


The Kent County Football Association Benevolent Fund is registered with the Charity Commission, Registration No,  273118

The objects of the Charity (“the Objects”) are:

(a) To assist necessitous persons who are either, at the discretion of the Trustee, players and others directly connected with affiliated bodies or within the jurisdiction of the Association who may be injured whilst playing football, or who may become incapacitated through illness definitely attributable to participation in the game

(b) to assist other necessitous persons who have, in the opinion of the Trustee, rendered service to the game of football in the county of Kent, or to such persons’ dependants

(c) to make grants to charitable and benevolent institutions with objects in alignment with the aims and purposes of the Charity if, in the Trustee’s opinion, circumstances, including the state of the Charity, should warrant

Trustees

Philip Smith

Malcolm McLean

Paul Dolan

To download the KCFA Benevolent Fund Declaration of Trust click here