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Over the last 20 months football has played a vital part in helping communities cope with the stress of the pandemic. This weekend we celebrate the efforts all our projects, their staff and volunteers made since March 2020.   National League Clubs and their charities have been involved in many local initiatives to help alleviate the […]

On Saturday 23 October, the Stones Community Trust were presented with a cheque for £20,000 to fund their school holiday programme called “School’s Out”, offering activities and food for primary age children entitled to free school meals and additional local mental health support, particularly to those affected by isolation or COVID restrictions. Trustee Lord Faulkner […]

The latest funding round has ended with seven charities receiving funding for their community engagement projects, including:  AFC Fylde’s Community Foundation Divert Youth programme will use a grant of £20,000 to deliver peer mentoring support to local young people aged between 11 and 17 years alongside physical activities and informal educational workshops, with the aim of reducing […]

Our next funding round for the Main Grant scheme is open.  Funds of £25,000 and £20,000 are available, depending on the status of a charity's parent club. We welcome all projects capable of being delivered during current COVID-19 restrictions - to start the process, contact us for a link to the online portal. This needs [...]

20 hours a week, flexible | Based at home / in Central Birmingham up to £25,000 pa pro-rata  An exciting opportunity to become our Administrator, involved in supporting community development projects across England and Wales. This includes dealing with applications and grant claims, social media and events management. You will need to be able to […]

Our next funding round for the Main Grant scheme is open.  Funds of £25,000 and £20,000 are available, depending on the status of a charity's parent club. We welcome all projects capable of being delivered during current COVID-19 restrictions - to start the process, contact us to ask for an Expression of Interest form. This [...]
Four teams, Two categories, One amazing day! The scene was set .The North and South Finals lived up to expectations with high quality football, great teamwork, memorable moments and the drama of yet another penalty shoot-out. In the Girls North Final, a saved penalty took Lache Primary, representing Chester FC, through to the Wembley Final [...]
Tameside Police are delighted to have been presented with a football kit to use when officers are supporting local people to raise funds and awareness through football matches. Back in October, officers and staff from GMP’s Tameside Borough took part in a charity football match against Emmaus Mossley, at Mossley AFC’s Seel Park. The event [...]
U11 competition moves one step closer to Wembley! This year’s U11 Cup is reaching the business end of the competition now that the regionals are over. 18 schools will now compete in the North and South Finals, with the winners of the Mixed/Boys and Girls categories making a dream appearance at Wembley on May 11th [...]
The NLT is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Wembley National Stadium Trust.  The Trust has granted us £100,000 for a pilot programme to help develop women and girls football opportunities at National League clubs. The programme will last for a year, with community projects delivering 30 weeks of continuous activity.  These range [...]
The winter has been a busy time for National League Trust trustees, as a number of projects received their presentation cheques for their recent grant awards. Chairman Brian Lee MBE and trustees Lord Faulkner of Worcester and Dennis Leman (PFA) travelled the length and breadth of the country to see some of the grant work [...]