Funding Guidelines


The 2010 FIFA World Cup Legacy Trust will consider funding applications for the following:

  • Football development programmes including Courses for referees, coaches, administrators and players, Facility improvement and development, Equipment, Academies. This includes two categories of funding – one category for projects exceeding R10 000 that will require amongst other, business plans, financial statement and regular reporting and the second category for funding less than R10 000 for equipment where the only requirements would be the application form, a constitution and a letter of support from the LFA or Region. Strategic national, provincial andregional football development programmes which aims to improve the quality of football along the development continuum will enjoy priority.
  • Education including Bursaries for football players, coaches, referees and administrators (professionals included) as well as funding for NGOs that use football as a vehicle for community development through Life skills, leadership and other relevant programmes. Relevant football research projects will also be considered under this category.
  • Health including Healthy lifestyle through football programmes, Research and development on football related health matters as well Training of specialist medical personnel for football teams
  • Humanitarian causes including funding for football communities struck by disaster or tragedy