Friday, 12 July 2013 11:11
has announced that the next deadline for applications to its Kick Start Grants
Programme is the 30th September 2013.
The aim of the programme is to support community football throughout the UK. A total of £75,000 is available through the McDonalds Kick Start scheme and local community football teams can apply for grants of between £500 and £2,500 for activities such as:
• Improving club facilities
• Grounds-keeping tools; training courses
• Pitch hire
• Van hire
• Washing machines for kit; etc.
Individuals can apply for a grant on behalf of their club, as long as they are recognised by their national FA, and have at least one team at or below junior (U18) level. Applicants must be over 18 and involved with the club at some level, such as a coach, volunteer or parent.