Football clubs and organisations in England and Wales can apply for grants to get their natural and artificial grass pitches ready for when the Government’s coronavirus/COVID-19 advice allows football to start being played again.
A funding pot of £9.56 million is available for football clubs and organisations in England and Wales to prepare their pitches for when football training and games can resume after the coronavirus/COVID-19 restrictions are lifted and for any work that has been completed since the FA suspended football on 16 March 2020.
The following are eligible for funding:
Eligible clubs can apply for the following amounts:
Eligible affiliated grassroots clubs and organisations (including step 7) that maintain:
The grants can be used for covering the costs of aeration, chain harrowing, consumable materials, fertilising, flail mowing, grass cutting, line marking, over seeding, turfing, weed killing, vertical decompaction. For 3G pitches the funding can also be used for deep cleaning, FA pitch testing and maintenance.
The deadline for applications is 9pm on Monday 25 May 2020.