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October 05, 2022

Foundation Supports Play Safe Weekend

The Foundation were proud to support the FA’s Play Safe Weekend Play Safe is football’s national campaign to focus attention on the vital importance of safeguarding in our national game. The focus of this year’s campaign is on the key role of parents/carers in safeguarding, with two main messages being conveyed: • Are you aware […]

September 22, 2022

Jack’s Trainee Journey

We recently caught up with Jack, a graduate of our Traineeship Programme, to talk about how the programme helped him on his career pathway. Jack joined the programme with the Foundation in June 2021 to gain some vital work experience as a sports coach. Over the 12-week programme, Jack developed a great number of skills […]

September 13, 2022

SUCF Release 2022-25 Strategy

Foundation Look to Tackle Inequalities & Provide Opportunities with 2022-25 Strategy After a successful networking event at Bramall Lane this morning, we are extremely proud and excited to release our 2022-25 strategy. We were able to welcome over 100 guests to the Platinum Suite this morning to share details of how together, we can tackle […]

September 05, 2022

Rob Jenkinson Named Community Captain

Sheffield United name Community Captain to help mark the Premier League’s  30th-anniversary celebrations Rob Jenkinson, 29, of Sheffield, has been named as Sheffield United’s Community Captain in recognition of his incredible work in the local area. The Community Captain accolade is being given to more than 100 members of the public who have made an outstanding […]

September 02, 2022

Thank You to Our Traineeship Partners

  As we finish another academic year, we wanted to say thank you to all our Traineeship Partners who have supported our traineeship programme during this time. 90% of our trainees have progressed into employment, further education or training following their completion of the programme. Our partners have been vital to this success and the […]

August 05, 2022

Foundation Expands Education Offering with Access Sport Partnership

Sheffield United Community Foundation Expands Education Offering as it Partners with Access Sport Sheffield United Community Foundation will be partnering with Access Sport (Access Creative College) from 2022/23 to deliver a Football related BTEC Sport study programme at Leisure United Graves under the new Sheffield United Community College banner. The College already has an extremely […]

August 05, 2022

Playing for Change: SUCF x Street Soccer Foundation

The Street Soccer Foundation Launches the UK’s 1st Adult 5-a-Side Football Leagues with a Social Heartbeat The Street Soccer Foundation (Reg Charity: 1189558) has today announced its formation of new Street Soccer Community Leagues across the country. In the wake of the England Lionesses being crowned European Champions after their incredible victory over Germany at […]

August 04, 2022

Primary Stars Do Good in the Community

As part of our Premier League Primary Stars programme, we recently redeveloped the sensory garden at Woodhouse West Primary School. Over the six weeks, school children and Foundation staff turned an area that was unused and dilapidated, into an area that can now be used for outdoor lessons and activities. The garden is now fully […]

June 24, 2022

Foundation Name Janet Howe as PL Primary Stars ‘Superstar’

Janet Howe named Sheffield United Community Foundation’s Premier League Primary Stars ‘Superstar’ as schools programme marks five-year anniversary   The Premier League is celebrating five years of its schools’ programme, Premier League Primary Stars. Launched in 2017 and available to every primary school in England and Wales, Premier League Primary Stars uses the appeal of […]

June 14, 2022

Foundation Announce New Community College

  Sheffield United Community Foundation is excited to announce the rebrand of our Education and Employability department. As the department has developed and progressed into offering a diverse range of programmes, it was necessary to establish an overarching name that could encompass all that we offer and what we aim to do during the Foundation’s […]