The Football Association Benevolent Fund

One-off and recurrent grants for people who have been involved in association football and are in need. The fund may help people such as players, coaches, club officials and referees who have had an injury, are in financial need, elderly or if they have a physical or mental disability which affects their quality of life or have suffered abuse, neglect or trauma. The dependents of people who have worked in association football can also apply for help.

Last updated on 25 January 2021

Who is eligible?

People who have worked in association football and are in need, and their dependents.

How to apply?

Each County Football Association has a different application form. Call, email or write to the fund to find out which County Football Association you should apply to.

Contact details

Mr Richard McDermott, The Football Association
Wembley Stadium, PO Box 1966

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