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HomeNewsCharity WideBarnsley FC Community Trust launch new Projects for Fans with help from The Premier League. 

Barnsley FC Community Trust launch new Projects for Fans with help from The Premier League. 

We are delighted to have launched projects which are supported by The Premier League Fans Fund. We also have more projects launching in the coming weeks.

The Premier League Fans Fund provides grants to support football clubs at all levels of the game to strengthen connections between them, their fans, and local communities.​

The fund supports a range of fan-focused and fan-led projects, helping to foster a sense of belonging through meaningful engagement.​ This includes schemes for under-represented groups, to further develop an inclusive and welcoming matchday experience for everyone. ​

The Premier League Fans Fund project holds potential for making a significant impact on the local community. It aspires to engage a wide spectrum of individuals and groups, promoting positive health and well-being, and fostering a sense of community and inclusion. Through engagement with fan groups and communities the project aims to enhance social cohesion and instil a sense of community pride.

We aim to have a positive impact on both adults and young people through the following, Mental Wellbeing Physical Wellbeing, Social Isolation in Adults.  The community’s sense of belonging and connection to the football club additionally, the Fans Fund will bring about positive change within the Trust by providing further opportunities to engage with the local communities and align with the club. It will strengthen our reputation within the community and increase participation in our activities.

Head of Participation and Inclusion at Barnsley FC Community Trust said, “I am thrilled about the transformative impact the Premier League Fans Fund will have on our local community. This funding will empower us to invest in innovative programs, and initiatives that will enhance accessibility, engagement, and inclusivity for all fans. From providing inclusive spaces for individuals with disabilities, fostering community cohesion through grassroots events, to promoting a lifelong love for football amongst people of the borough. This support will open doors and break down barriers. Together, with the Premier League Fans Fund, we are committed to building a stronger, more inclusive community, where everyone feels respected and welcome.”

The Premier League Fans Fund is administered through the Premier League Charitable Fund. 

To find out more about the Premier League Fans Fund, please visit