#FootballPeople grant

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Application Deadline:11 August.

Grants of up to €2500 are now available for organisations to organise activities during the period at local or regional level that use football to promote diversity and social inclusion.

The #FootballPeople weeks mobilise 100,000s in a message of diversity and inclusion for all.

In recent years activities have taken place across the globe in Argentina, Brazil, Cameroon, Mexico, Vietnam, Thailand, the United States and South Africa; supported by some of the biggest stars of football, such as Yaya Touré, Iker Casillas, Didier Drogba, Thomas Hitzlsperger, Marco Verratti, Giorgio Chiellini and Edinson Cavani.

With over 150,000 direct participants and more than 2,000 events in over 60 countries, it is the largest campaign of its kind in football. The period gives clubs, national associations, supporters and community groups the opportunity to stand together against discrimination of al kinds.

This year Fare is offering small grants of €500 for community events such as football tournaments, panel discussions or workshops with a clear message. Event Grants of up to €2500 are also offered for those organisations looking to organise national or international events around the campaign.

The event grants are to put on conferences, panel discussions, roundtable events, festivals etc that will become the highlights of the #FootballPeople weeks campaign. On top of the financial support, Fare can help you develop the programme, find international speakers and generate publicity for your event.

Who can apply?

Any European-based group or organisation that has the capacity and expertise to run an event of this kind can apply.

How much can you apply for?

Grants of up to 2,500€ are available. Applicants must cover at least 10% through other sources. The grant will not exceed 90% of the overall costs of the event.

All grants recipients will have to sign a formal agreement with Fare. The grant will be paid in two instalments; 50% before the event and 50% after delivery.

If successful you will have to submit a written and financial report.

For more information:

Visit the official website of Football people grant

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