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Funding helps develop girls’ football in Essex In July, the Trust awarded funds towards a new programme at Dagenham & Redbridge FC to help their community trust set up a girls’ football project Eastbury School. The Community Trust organised girls football festivals over half-term week to celebrate the success of the girls’ projects. Some of [...]
Lincoln City FC Sport & Education Trust - known as Imps in the Community - have been successful in achieving funding from BBC Children in Need for the Get Onside Programme. They have been awarded a grant of £118,113 over 3 years. This will help make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged children and [...]
GRANTS NOW OVER £4.76m The Autumn proved to be a busy season for the Trust, as Club Community Organisations (CCOs) took the opportunity to apply for funds to run programmes over the winter months. Trustees awarded 18 grants in October, amounting to just over £307,000. Some were to new project and other additional funding to [...]
Southport Football Club has joined forces with leading UK charity Action for Children to launch ‘Parents on the Ball’, an innovative and fun community programme which will equip participants in Sefton with new parenting skills and confidence. The programme, based at Southport’s Merseyrail Community Stadium, will offer mums, dads, grandparents and other carers from Southport [...]

Programme launched for the new school year The National League Trust is pleased to be part of this exciting new programme, aimed at supporting the delivery of PE and sport in primary schools, together with PHSE, literacy and numeracy programmes. The programme will be delivered by Premier League and English Football League clubs. One National […]

GRANTS NOW TOP OVER £4.47m   Trustees awarded new grants in August, totalling £340,00o to some new and some longstanding programmes at National League clubs. Awards included funding for girls’ programmes at Dagenham & Redbridge and Wrexham, walking football programmes at Weston Super Mare and York City. Further funding was given to support the general […]

WALKING FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT RELAUNCHES THE TRUST   On the 14 August, a beautiful sunny day in North London, eleven representative sides from National League clubs battled it out for the National League Trust’s inaugural Walking Football Tournament. Powerleague Wembley, under the shadow of the stadium’s arch, was the venue for this keenly fought contest. Organised [...]