The Football League
Programme: Development & Impact Funding Received: £300,000 Location: North West; Yorkshire and the Humber
The English Football League runs a variety of community initiatives focusing on raising people’s aspirations and quality of life. Their work spans several areas, including: education and employability, health and wellbeing, participation and community engagement.
Using their funding, The Football League will develop their ‘Training Ground’ project, a multi-region employability programme for 50 vulnerable NEET 18-24 year-olds each year, delivered via Club Community Organisations. They will each provide a tailored 20 hr per week 6-month programme to move participants closer towards and 30% into employment.