Chipperfield Corinthians are delighted with a grant they have received from the FA’s Stay in the Game scheme.
Chipperfield Corinthians have two teams that play in the Herts County League and they also have a thriving youth section that share the facilities at the Queen Street pitch in Chipperfield.
The club are delighted to announce the receipt of a Grant to help support the clubs medium and long-term future.
The Stay in the Game scheme to help aid the club’s retention of its adult male players, giving them the financial support to cover the costs incurred by grassroots clubs.
The scheme is funded by the FA and delivered by the Football Foundation, with grants of £750 awarded to existing clubs in order to boost financial sustainability and allow clubs to continue offering playing opportunities in organised football.
The grants can be used towards matchday and training facility hire and league affiliation costs as well as covering match day subs for individuals that aren’t able to afford their regular match fees.
Martyn Dicker, president of Chipperfield Corinthian said: ‘‘The costs of running small grass roots football clubs like Chipperfield seem to grow season after season so this grant is a very welcome contribution to help cover our costs and will hopefully help us to continue in the medium & long term which in turn will also give our youth section a future local team to be involved with so we very appreciative of the support from the FA via the Football Foundation.’’
Chipperfield games are all played on Saturday afternoons with the club address Queen St, Chipperfield, Herts WD4 9BT.
All support is very welcome – no charge for admission.