A message from Essex County Football Association
Please would you be able to share this information with your members clubs and advertise on your league website and social media channels successful applicants are able to receive £1500 per new team created & affiliated within the priority areas listed below.
The Football Foundation’s Grow the Game fund will once again be open from 1st February 2017 for clubs/organisations/local authorities/pro clubs to create the following priority teams;
· Male teams – Under-14s to adult
· Female teams – Under-7s to adult
· Disability teams
Further information on the funding scheme can be found here
To support this we are running a Grow the Game workshop, giving a brief overview of the funding project, what has happened in previous years nationally and the criteria for the 17/18 season. This will then look to follow, the opportunity to discuss with your FDO’s about potential applications.
The workshop will look to take place on;
· Thursday 23rd February 2017
· Marconi Social Club, Tydemans off Beehive Lane, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 9FH
· 7pm – 9pm
Bookings to be made via the following link; https://goo.gl/forms/38X67hnr2ggS50I73 .
**Please note organisations who received a Grow the Game grant offered in 2016, or a three-year grant offered in 2015 will not be eligible to apply for this year’s funding**
If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me.
Essex County Football Association
Football Development Officer