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Premier League Fans Fund

Summary: A commitment from the Premier League to fund projects and organisations that improve the relationship between fans and their clubs.


About Premier League Fans Fund



  • Projects linked to clubs in the Premier League, English Football League and the National League are given priority.
  • Exceptional projects linked to clubs below the National League will be considered on a case by case basis. These projects must demonstrate in detail how their outputs and outcomes meet and exceed the aims of the Fund.


  • Projects that strengthen the relationship between professional clubs and their fans will be favoured.
  • Capital projects, other than for equipment associated with Fans Zones, are ineligible.
  • Salary, travel, hospitality and food and beverage costs are ineligible.

The Premier League Fans Fund is a commitment from the Premier League to fund projects and organisations which:

  • Improve the relationship between fans and their clubs
  • Improve the way football supporters engage with each other
  • Improve fans' experience of the game

Small Grants:

The Small Grants Scheme aims to encourage and allow a broad variety of groups and projects to be funded. The Small Grants Scheme offers grants of up to £20,000 for projects that look to address the Scheme's aims.

Large Grants:

The Premier League Fans Fund also has a Large Grants Scheme. This awards grants of over £20,000 to provide funding to deliver commissioned outcomes for organisations like Kick it Out, football's equality and inclusion body, and Level Playing Field, who work to remove the barriers in football and sport generally that exclude disabled people.

Key Information

  • Maximum total project costs are £50,000.
  • The maximum cost for developing a Fans Zone is £5,000.
  • The duration of a funded project can range from one off events to 18 months.
  • Applicants must discuss potential projects and have support from associated clubs before an application is submitted.
  • All applicants will be required to complete a development plan.

How to Apply

The Fund is open for applications all-year-round but it is important to note that projects can take up to 12 weeks to be assessed for funding.

Please contact outlining details of your proposed project. We will review your proposal and be in touch with you to make sure it meets our eligibility criteria. If it does, we'll give you access to an online application form.

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Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    Active Partnerships
    Somerset Business Award Winner
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    Disability Confident
  • Somerset Skills & Learning
    Youth Sport Trust
    activity alliance
    Sedgemoor District Council
    Avon & Somerset Police
  • South Somerset District Council
    Somerset Partnership
    Yeovil Hospital Healthcare
    Taunton & West Somerset Council
    Mendip District Council
    Homes in Sedgemoor
  • Macmillan Cancer Support
    Spark Somerset
    YMCA Dulverton Group
    Department for Work & Pensions
    Somerset CCG
    together team
    Somerset Cricket Board
    British American Football Association
    Badminton England
    Somerset FA
  • British Cycling
    Create Development
    Children in Need
    The Salvation Army
    Somerset County Council
  • Channel Adventure
    Somerset Community Foundation
    Nova Sports & Coaching
    Zing Somerset
    Sports Coach UK