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Local Football Facility Plans (LFFPs)

Football pitches have the power to strengthen local communities and improve the lives of people who play on them.

This is why the Kent FA have supported the Premier League, The FA and Government’s Football Foundation to transform grassroots football facilities.

Kent FA have worked with every Local Authority in the county to develop a Local Football Facility Plan (LFFP), enabling investment in community facilities to be accurately targeted by need, over the next 10 years.

LFFPs will direct over 90% of investment being allocated by the Football Foundation each year, on top of what we have already invested to date.

LFFP’s will now, in effect, be the ‘go-to’ document for football capital investment in your area.  In order to ensure that this is as effective and impactful as possible we would stress the need to maintain positive relations with our delivery network; the Football Foundation and Kent FA.  We will be looking to work collaboratively with you and your colleagues to deliver local priority projects. 

Please note that being cited in the LFFP does not automatically guarantee the success of a project’s future funding application. Each project must still follow the relevant application process and demonstrate delivery of key participation outcomes. The facilities in which we invest in must be of good quality, be sustainable and attract sufficient, suitable match-funding.  When your project(s) are in a position to proceed, the Football Foundation will determine a suitable timeframe in which to submit a grant application and support will be provided during this process.

Playing a part in supporting and delivering your LFFP presents the opportunity to transform the local football facilities and strengthen communities where you live.

You can access the LFFP for your area by clicking here


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Aidan Ainsley

Facilities & Investment Lead