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1. Pre-application advice

Security of tenure

To be eligible for funding, your club must be a member of the women’s FA National League system and either own the freehold of the site you want to develop or have a lease with at least 10 years left before it runs out.

Financial information

All clubs are required to submit accounts for the previous three years and a copy of the club’s most recent bank statement.

A five year income and expenditure forecast should be provided with the application, if:

  • the application is for works to develop the club's hospitality facilities or for clubhouse improvement work which would either:
    • provide substantial changes to the operational practise when generating additional revenue
    • the development could have a material effect on liabilities such as utilities, business rates, staff costs, maintenance etc.
  • the application is to support the club moving to a new site
  • the grant request is over £100,000
  • some or all partnership funding is in the form of a loan, whereby the club will be required to demonstrate its ability to meet the repayment terms.

  

Please note the above is only applicable for funding requests over £20,000.

The income and expenditure forecast template can be downloaded from the 'Useful publications' section above.

Supporting documents

At the point of application all applicants are required to submit the following documents:

  • Governing documents
  • Past three years accounts
  • Copy of the club’s most recent bank statement
  • Evidence of partnership funding

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