Clubs achieving the FA Charter Standard Status can be proud to be best places for people to play and enjoy football. They are able to demostrate positive football environments where people can develop their skills, keep fit and enjoy playing as part of a friendly inclusive community.

In return for becoming accredited The FA Charter Standard Status, clubs recieve access to benefits that help attract and retain players, volunteers and supporters. The level of support and resources available will depend on the level of accreditation a club achieves.

Benefits clubs experience include:

  1. Attract and retain players, supporters and volunteers
  2. Funding for football equipment
  3. Access to promotional resources and guidance
  4. Tailored support from the FA and County FA
  5. A £100 Nike kit vouchers for the Adult Kit Scheme  (Clubs with Adults teams only)
  6. Nike match balls
  7. The ability to promote themselves as accredited FA Charter Standard including use of the logo and proud to be The FA Charter Standard identity
  8. Eligibility to apply for Football Foundation and further external funding schemes