The Premier League Professional Footballers’ Association Community Fund empowers individual clubs to meet the needs of their local communities in key areas such as education, community cohesion, health and sports participation.
In the last three years the PLPFA Community Fund has invested £12.9m into 53 innovative projects run by club community departments and foundations which has led to the creation of 249 new jobs. The work has involved 157,122 participants and has also led to 1,683 accreditations.
The image of each club in their local community is very powerful and partners are queuing up to work with their local clubs in delivering the services. The grants by the PLPFA Community Fund have attracted more than double the original amount, such is the demand to get involved in the project.