Football People small grants deadline 10 September

The closing date to apply for a Football People small grant to fund activities as part of the Football People action weeks in October, ends this week, on 10 September.

The small grants scheme offers financial support of up to €500 to groups to advance their work, at local and regional level, in empowering communities, promoting personal development and tackling discrimination in football during the Football People weeks, between 05-19 October.

Some examples of how groups used the Football People small grants in the past include:

  • Film screenings and film festival on issues including female empowerment, LGTB rights and participation in sport, racism and immigration
  • Football tournaments for ethnic minority groups, refugees and asylum seekers
  • Conferences, panel discussions and roundtables on anti-discrimination and social inclusion through and in sport
  • Match days dedicated to the Football People weeks
  • Social media campaigns, podcasts and videos
  • Fan tifos and stadium choreographies
  • Workshops
  • Football theatre plays
  • Exhibitions

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