News

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

Kian & 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 […]

October 27, 2022

Women’s Players Look To Empower LGBT+ Community

Sheffield United Women’s Ellie Wilson and Naomi Hartley talk about their work in the LGBT+ Community You’ve both just started working with the Community Foundation’s Empower LGBT+ programme. What attracted you to this role? Ellie: I love everything the Empower projects stand for. Personally, I believe there shouldn’t be any barriers to participating in sport […]

October 18, 2022

Mums & Toddlers Group Brings Women Together

Our Mums and Toddlers groups provide the perfect combination of support for both mums and toddlers! The mums get the opportunity to socialise and even do a bit of light exercise if they like, whilst the toddlers get to play with one another in a fun and safe environment. We set up these groups last […]

October 18, 2022

Post-16 Sport Study Open Evening

Interested in studying for a career in sport? Want to represent Sheffield United in league competitions? Register for our Open Evening today! Join us on Tuesday 22nd November, 6.30-8pm in the Platinum Suite at Bramall Lane (Cherry Street, S2 4SU) to talk all things Sheffield United Community College! Our College offers a Post-16 Sport study […]

October 07, 2022

It’s OK To Talk

How are you? Out of 10? Monday 10th October marks World Mental Health Day and serves as a valuable reminder that help is there for anyone who wants to improve their mental fitness. Our mental health groups for men (Talk Club) and women (Let’s Talk Together) offer free support for adults who wish to share […]