March 23, 2023

Foundation to Host Girls’ Primary Stars Regional Tournament

Sheffield United Community Foundation will be represented by Mundella Primary School in the Northeast regional heats of the Premier League Primary Stars National Girls tournament, in a bid to claim their place at the 2023 finals. Ten regional tournaments will be staged at community facilities across the country, with hundreds of young people representing Premier […]

February 24, 2023

LGBT+ Friendly Sessions Empower Participants

As part of the Foundation’s commitment to help Sheffield become a more healthy, empowered and inclusive community, we’ve been able to expand our delivery in recent years to run LGBT+ inclusive sessions at Ponds Forge. Ellie Wilson, Empower LGBT+ Lead said, “Within the project we aim to empower young people in the LGBTQ+ community and […]

February 15, 2023

Premier League Primary Stars Supports Local Schools

The Foundation’s Premier League Primary Stars programme inspires Primary School children to become more active by providing quality support for schools in both the classroom and in PE. Since 2019, we have been able to support over 300 teachers in over 100 schools across Sheffield. One school that has recently engaged with our Primary Stars […]

February 13, 2023

Thousands of Primary School Children Set to Discover the Joy of Moving

Sheffield United Community Foundation is proud to continue its support and delivery of Ferrero UK’s Joy of moving corporate social responsibility programme which inspires thousands of children to lead an active and balanced lifestyle. The Joy of moving programme has been supporting children across EFL Communities in the UK for the past eight years, engaging […]

January 27, 2023

Trainees Find Career Pathways With the Foundation

Our last cohort of trainees completed their Traineeship Programme just before Christmas, and many of them have already seen the benefits of it. Eight of our trainees have found progression routes into education or employment with the majority of them studying or coaching with us at the Foundation. Of our nine trainees, three of them […]

January 17, 2023

Cian & Abid Shine on Premier League Kicks

Using the reach and appeal of the Premier League and network of professional football clubs, our Premier League Kicks sessions engage children and young people of all backgrounds and abilities in football, sport and personal development – providing a trusted, positive influence in high-need areas across England and Wales. The goal of PL Kicks is […]

January 15, 2023

Foundation Join Forces with R;pple on Suicide Prevention

As part of its ‘United Against Suicide’ campaign, Sheffield United Community Foundation have joined forces with R;pple, a charity committed to the prevention of suicide. One of the key strategic priorities for the Foundation is mental health support, providing immediate and accessible support which people can access in their community. Katie Glossop, Senior Manager for […]

December 19, 2022

Foundation Release 2021-2022 Impact Report

We are pleased to release our 2021-2022 Impact Report which highlights the delivery and impact the Foundation has made across our 21 dedicated programmes. Chris Bailey, Head of Foundation said, “’I’m proud to lead Sheffield United Community Foundation as we embark on our 2022-2025 strategic journey. The Foundation is uniquely placed to tackle some of […]

November 18, 2022

Talent Inclusion Programme To Provide Pathway For Girls

EFL TRUST AND THE FA TO HELP BOOST THE NEXT GENERATION OF LIONESSES Thousands of young women and girls from across the country will have the opportunity to follow in the footsteps of the Lionesses, following an expansion of a programme between the EFL Trust and The FA. The Talent Inclusion Programme helps identify talented […]

November 08, 2022

Jan Thrives With Fans FC

One of our longest-serving participants on our Fans Fighting Cancer programme, Jan, spoke to us about her time with the Foundation: “I first got involved with United with the pitch-side fitness sessions at Bramall Lane. I thought I had a bit of a drinking problem, so I’d been to another group, and I said, “yeah […]