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Partnerships

Partnership opportunities available

At the Kent FA, we truly believe that football has the power to change lives for the better. We work collaboratively with Kent businesses to use the power of football to provide opportunities for all, regardless of age, gender and ability.

Our 62,000 players, 15,000 volunteers, 734 clubs and 30 leagues are at the heart of all that we do. We work with Kent businesses to grow the game across all areas and deliver true impact into the game, creating impactful and sustainable partnerships with companies whose values align with our own.

Through football, we can build strong, diverse, inclusive communities, reduce crime, and improve health. We work with various organisations to support, empower, and achieve these common goals.  

We currently have these opportunities available:

Events

  • Grassroots Workforce Awards – event Partner
  • B2B Business Sixes Cup – event partner
  • Networking events partner

Women & Girls Football

  • Women’s Recreational League sponsor,
  • Ladies Representative Football, kit & travel partner
  • Women’s Volunteering Forum partner 
  • Girls Emerging Talent Sponsor, kit sponsor 

Youth & Mini Soccer

  • Next Gen App – young person’s volunteering platform
  • U16 Boys Representative Football, kit partner
  • U18 Boys Representative Football, kit partner 

Adult Football 

  • Football Memories programme partner
  • Walking Football Tournaments (55 years plus) event partner  
  • Walking Football League sponsor
  • Community Cup (b2b league) partner

Referees

  • Referee Academy partner 
  • Referee Mentoring Programme partner
  • Young Referee kit sponsor 

To find out more about our partnerships and any of these opportunities, please contact Claire Whybrew, Marketing & Partnerships Manager, on Claire.Whybrew@KentFA.com

Get In Touch

Marketing Team

By Phone: 01622 792140
(9am - 5pm Monday - Friday)

By Email: info@KentFA.com

Official county cup partner (adults)

DFDS

DFDS Dover is one of the busiest channel crossings in the UK, with over 30 daily channel crossings and employs over 200 people in Kent. DFDS has a longstanding love of the game and of their colleagues already participate in grassroots football, either as players, volunteers or spectators. They understand the power of football to support their communities. This shared vision is what makes this partnership so exciting.

DFDS are offering our Kent football community a 10% discount on any ferry bookings made.

Find out more by clicking the button below.

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County Cup Partner

The Merit Group

The Merit Group, based in Rochester, provide a plethora of services which include office furniture installations and relocations, managed print and document solutions and voice and data solutions. But it is their strong family ethos of trust and teamwork that runs through the heart of the business, which cements them as a fantastic partner for Kent football.

Insurance Partner

UKGlobal

UKGLOBAL are the Kent FA's official insurance provider and provide all statutory insurance cover for FA affiliated clubs through their club cover insurance scheme. It is compulsory for all affiliated clubs to have Public (General) Liability Insurance and Personal Accident cover which can be purchased during the affiliation process. Visit the link below to find out more.

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BAE Systems
Community investment partner

BAE

BAE Systems provides some of the world's most advanced aerospace and defence technology, to protect people and national security, and to keep critical information and infrastructure secure. They are hugely passionate about supporting the communities in which they operate and understand the value that football can bring to young people, improving health and wellbeing and driving equality.

DIGITAL MEDIA PARTNER

SLEEPING GIANT MEDIA

Award winning digital marketing agency, Sleeping Giant Media have come on board to help support and educate our volunteer community with their digital channels. They provide virtual workshops from setting up a digital strategy to your club, social media made easy and website wow factor. 

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3G Pitch Partner

Techical Surfaces

From recreational football to competitive matches, both the Kent FA and Technical Surfaces understand how important it is for players to have confidence in their 3G pitch, both as a quality playing surface and in terms of health & safety. Technical Surfaces already work with 22 Kent pitches and look forward to supporting many more in Kent.

PRINT PARTNER

Darenth Print & DESIGN

A long-term partner of Kent FA, Darenth Print & Design have been working with the Kent FA since 2008 who go above and beyond. Many of the team are already actively engaged with grassroots football and it was important to Kent FA that we partnered with a company that understands not just our needs but also the needs of the Kent grassroots community. 

Darenth Print & Design are offering all Kent FA affiliated clubs and leagues a 10% discount on their print materials when they quote Kent FA. To make use of this offer please contact scott@darenthprint.co.uk quoting Kent FA.

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Camera Technology Partner

Veo

Our partnership with VEO will provide clubs with ground-breaking AI technology which will be extremely beneficial to coaches, players and officials, bringing professional analysis to the grassroots game. The Veo Cam 2 captures the entire field with two 4k lenses and industry-leading AI detection. Through our partnership Kent affiliated clubs can benefit from a £200 discount off your Veo Cam 2.

To find out more and make use of this brilliant offer visit the link below.

Shopping Platform Partner

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We have teamed up with easyfundraising, to give Kent football clubs and teams access to an unlimited source of free funding: raise funds simply by shopping online. A donation is collected every time people connected with the club or team shop online, for everything from fashion and groceries to hotels and insurance. This is a completely free and highly effective way for a club to raise money which they can invest in courses, facilities, kit or travel. To find out more and register your club visit the link below.

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Charity Partner

CALM

Kent FA have united with CALM UK to raise awareness of suicide in adults and get people talking and supporting each other across the Kent football landscape. The partnership aims to get people talking and recognising the importance of keeping communication with our teammates, coaches, committee members and the wider football community. To find out more about the campaign, or to see how you can support Kent FA and CALM please visit their website at the link below.

Charity Partner

Tommy Crush Foundation

The Tommy Crush Foundation was set up in 2019 following the death of Tommy Crush, aged just 17. Tommy, a keen footballer and qualified referee, suffered with mental health challenges before his death. The Tommy Crush Foundation supports our Kent FA’s Mental Health Champions programme. The programme ensures more people have the knowledge to step in and signpost those most vulnerable when they need it, and ultimately help save lives.

Tommy Crush Foundation
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Pitch Improvement Partner

Bourne To Garden

Bourne To Garden’ to help support the improvement of grass football pitches across Kent. Bourne to Garden, a gardening and landscaping business, who offer one off pitch work, on-going maintenance. Bourne to Garden are a genuine, friendly, cost effective and fully insured Kent based company; and are currently supporting Kent football clubs including Hawkinge Youth FC, Rising Stars FC and Chartham Sports FC.

MyClubPro

MyClubPro provides websites that include everything you need to run your club online from player registration to membership fee collection. The websites also include FA FullTime integration for automated fixtures and results. MyClubPro also host a YouTube show “That Grassroots Ramble” which is a fantastic free resource for club volunteers.

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PlayerData

PlayerData is a sports data company that aims to close the technological gap between professional and amateur football by making elite-level technology accessible to all.

Player Offer: For players who wish to take out a subscription for an individual GPS unit, enter code KFA20OFF. This code will reduce your monthly subscription by 20% for the duration of your contract.

Club Offer: Clubs can also enjoy the 20% discount on monthly subscriptions. Simply complete the form on this page and quote the code KFA20OFF.