Facilities & Funding

Our club would like to make one of our grass pitches artificial. Is there funding available?
The National Football Facilities Strategy (NFFS) sets out the Football Foundation’s ambition to transform England’s grassroots game over the next ten years...
Thu, 19 Mar, 2020 at 4:14 PM
When will my club get access to a 3G pitch?
We are working hard to get more 3G Artificial Grass Pitches delivered across the county and the number of pitches on The FA 3G Pitch Register is growing eac...
Thu, 19 Mar, 2020 at 4:09 PM
Where can I find a 3G pitch local to me?
An up-to-date list of FA recognised Artificial Grass Pitches in Essex can be found by visiting: The FA 3G Pitch Register - Essex
Thu, 19 Mar, 2020 at 4:11 PM
What funding is available to improve grassroots football facilities?
We work closely with The Football Foundation, who are the UK’s largest sporting charity and distribute funding from The FA, Sport England and The Premier Le...
Thu, 19 Mar, 2020 at 4:13 PM
What are Essex FA doing to improve grass pitches?
Grass pitch improvement is a key focus for The FA in the National Football Facilities Strategy but also locally in our Essex FA Moving Forward Strategy. Acr...
Thu, 19 Mar, 2020 at 4:18 PM