News

August 31, 2018

Friends of the Foundation

FRIENDS OF THE FOUNDATION – YOUR CLUB, YOUR COMMUNITY We are an independent registered charity operating on a ‘not for profit’ basis, which is affiliated to and supported by the club. For over 10 years we’ve been working at the heart of the community to narrow the gap of disadvantage in health, education, disability and […]

August 31, 2018

Summer Signings

Joe Williamson – Education Manager  Joe joins the Foundation from Notts County, where he gained experience in managing and delivering education programmes including alternative provision and the well-known BTEC Sport programme. Further additions to the Education team include two experienced sports tutors, Craig Laight (Dearne Valley College) and Abi Lee (Rotherham United) who join the […]

May 23, 2018

EFL walking football – Midlands Regional Final

  Sheffield United Community Foundation won the Midlands regional EFL walking football tournament held at Burton today beating Walsall, Notts County, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Port Vale all 3-0. The team now progress into the national finals at St George’s Park on 10 July where 12 clubs will be participating. Sheffield United are the reigning EFL […]

April 11, 2018

Sheffield United Community Foundation celebrates £10,000 Heritage Lottery Fund grant

Sheffield United Community Foundation received a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) “Sharing Heritage” grant to take an innovative look at all the ‘Firsts’ that have happened at Bramall Lane over the years to present day, sparked by 2017 being the 90th anniversary of the first live radio commentary of a football match anywhere in the world […]

December 05, 2017

Sheffield United Community Foundation supports our military veterans

Sheffield United Community Foundation have upskilled 14 military veterans in the area of Primary School Physical Education, thanks to the support of The Royal British Legion and Help for Heroes. Ben Frost and Matt Moorwood delivered the 1st4sport Certificate in Supporting Physical Education to a very diverse but stimulating group of military veterans. Thanks to […]

November 14, 2017

Training like winners!

  Our current participants on the Urban Gym are currently deriving the many benefits of physical activity at Bramall Lane. The Urban Gym runs low impact fitness sessions in an inspiring setting with the aim of taking people out of the traditional gym based setting. Helping to break down barriers to exercise, the sessions aim […]

November 10, 2017

Fans FC programme making a real difference

John Kidder is one of many people who lives with cancer that is incurable but treatable. He has been taking part in our Fans Fighting Cancer (Fans FC), which is delivered locally in partnership with Macmillan’s ‘Active Everyday’ scheme. “When I was diagnosed with cancer I had to give up work, I felt quite low […]

October 10, 2017

SUCF announce extended partnership with The Sheffield College

Sheffield United Community Foundation (SUCF) is excited to announce an extended partnership with The Sheffield College to continue their Football Education Academy which provides students in the region with a variety of pathways to sporting success… Sheffield United Community Foundation offers the opportunity for students to study towards a valuable, industry-specific qualification, whilst also developing […]

September 26, 2017

Sheffield United Community Foundation to get even more kids moving

Sheffield United Community Foundation launches the fourth year of the +Sport Move and Learn Project Sheffield United Community Foundation, Ferrero and the EFL Trust have announced the launch of the fourth year of their +Sport Move and Learn partnership in Sheffield. Designed for primary schools; the programme encourages children to participate in physical activity and […]

September 16, 2017

FD awards: success for Sheffield United USW foundation degree students

Sheffield United’s Foundation degree students underwent their induction weeks based in the University of South Wales in Cardiff. The course, delivered by Sheffield United Community Foundation in partnership with The University of South Wales, brought together more than 180 students from various football clubs across the country. It involved learning the key aspects around football […]