May 26, 2023

Callen’s Traineeship Journey

Our Traineeship Programme is a fantastic opportunity for people aged 16-24 to gain work experience and learn new skills, offering career pathways in the industry of your choice. The 12-week programme is committed to making young people more employable and can help those unsure of their career path. We recently caught up with Callen, a […]

May 15, 2023

Thanks to Our Traineeship Partners

As we finish our second cohort of the year, we wanted to say thank you to all our Traineeship Partners who have supported the programme during this time. We’re proud to announce 90% of our Trainees have progressed into employment, further education or training following their completion of the programme and this wouldn’t have been […]

April 20, 2023

Wilson Gives Back with Premier League Kicks

Sheffield United Women’s Goalkeeper Nina Wilson has recently been developing the next crop of local talent at our Girls Premier League Kicks sessions at Leisure United Westfield. Wilson is currently on loan at Wolverhampton Wanderers but still finds time to support our participants. One participant who has benefitted from Nina’s coaching has been Izzy Thorpe: […]

April 06, 2023

Premier League Inspires Munir’s Development

As part of our Premier League Inspires programme, we’ve spent the last eight weeks at Parkwood E-ACT Academy working with students to unlock their potential in the classroom and in PE. The programme works with young people aged between 11-25 in educational settings and uses unique characteristics of our professional club staff to positively affect […]

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 […]