As we launch our 'More than a game' campaign, which showcases the support the Premier League provides to communities and the game as a whole, we analyze key figures that demonstrate the level of support being provided across the country.
Supporting a wider range of soccer
Premier League financial support covers everything 92 Premier League and EFL Club and 72 National League Clubswomen's soccer, women's soccer, and grassroots competitions as well.
The league is making the investment over the current three-year rights cycle (2022/23-2024/25). 1.6 billion pounds To the wider game and community. Of this, 400 million pounds The funds will be used to fund projects including the development of facilities, communities, and educational programs.
This is the largest voluntary contribution to community and other goodwill of any football league in the world.
Investment outside the league
Through the Premier League Stadium Fund, 192.7 million pounds has invested in stadium and facility improvements for clubs in the EFL, National League System and Women's Football Pyramid since 2000.
is more than 5,630 grants is provided to 1,083 clubs across 114 leagues.
The Premier League is approximately £16 million Financial support to National League clubs through Solidarity, Academy and Community funding from 2022 to 2025.
Women's soccer and investing in women's soccer
Premier League is investing £21 million Enter women's and women's football between 2022 and 2025.
Among these are £10.5 million for grassroots games £5.25 million The FA’s Emerging Talent Center (ETC) Network and 3 million pounds Toward a new strategy for the FA Women's National League.
There is now 73 ETCs The Open has increased the number of young female players on England's talent development pathway from 1,722 to almost 1,722. 5,000 young female athletes Within 2 years ( 187% increase).
Co-financed by the Premier League £1.04 billion The total investment in the Football Foundation (together with the FA and Government) is 71,650 grants To improve grassroots sports facilities and other projects to benefit sport across England.
This investment supported: 69,800 teams In the 2022/23 season.
Together with investments from local partners, 2.2 billion pounds has been investing in grassroots facilities since 2000.
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Premier League is investing 5 million pounds Over the next two seasons, we will be working on initiatives that strengthen ties between clubs, fans and local communities, including programs for underrepresented groups to further develop an inclusive and welcoming match experience for everyone. To go.
grants between 10,000 pounds to 25,000 pounds It will be available to clubs in the Premier League, EFL, National League, FA Women's Super League and Women's Championship.
The Premier League is funding 164 soccer clubs We deliver community programs across the Premier League, EFL and National League.
Premier League Charitable Fund (PLCF)
PLCF was established in 2010 with the aim of creating positive sporting, health, personal and educational opportunities for children, young people and the wider community.
Currently supported by an independent charity 106 professional soccer club community organizations (CCO) works across the Premier League, EFL and National League to tackle important social issues and make a life-changing impact in local communities.
is more than 2.2 million participants PLCF-funded programs benefit from in-person delivery. 1.1 million young people We participate every year through digital resources.
The Premier League has invested more than ever before. £290 million over- 6,200 people are employed Activities provided by the football club's charity.
Investment through the PLCF has nearly quadrupled in just over 10 years, and this season's funding is expected to exceed this amount. £36 million.
Programs funded through the Premier League Charitable Trust include:
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The league's longest-running community program began in the 2006/07 season, offering young people free access to weekly football and multisport sessions, mentoring and educational workshops.
We are undertaking the above efforts. 520,000 young peopleor more delivery 1 minute time free session in Over 4,900 venues across England and Wales.
Sessions will be held in some of the areas of greatest need. 90 club The program is currently being broadcast.
Over 21,000 volunteers He helped me kick, 93 percent Among the former participants, 20 percent Number of former workers participants.
Premier League also invested £81.6 million Participate in the program.
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Supporting children's learning through the power of soccer 19,000 primary schools across England and Wales.
It's already over 18 million attendees Since 2017, elementary school students have participated in club-led sessions. 104 CCOs We offer sessions throughout the pyramid.
sum of 1.1 million children More than a year of engagement through digital resources 68,000 teachers When you sign up for a free downloadable lesson plan, 91% of teachers He says Primary Stars has increased his students' enjoyment of sport.
The total investment in the Premier League through PLCF over the past six years is: £61.9 million.
Premier League inspires
We use the magic of soccer to help young people develop personal skills and positive attitudes to succeed in life.
is more than 29,000 young people received 125,000 hours targeted support 960+ Schools and educational facilities.
Premier League Inspiration is brought to you by: Community organization of 45 professional football clubssupported by the Professional Footballers' Association and the Premier League.
is more than £11.1 million invested in the program, Via PLCF..
Premier League and PFA Community Fund
The fund, which helps clubs tackle inequalities and build partnerships to address community needs, has gone above and beyond. 230,000 participants Above 330,000 sessions across England and Wales.
There is 24 Club Charities Funding is provided to deliver at a price higher than or equal to 4,100 venues across England and Wales.
To support your delivery, do the following: £46m funding raised It has been distributed to CCOs by the PLCF from the Premier League and PFA for the past 14 years.
Premier League and PFA core funding
We support club community organizations to become stronger and more sustainable, supporting key infrastructure and a network of over 6,000 staff and volunteers.
is more than £48m funding raised Videos from the Premier League and PFA have so far been distributed by PLCF.
Economic and social impact
EY's independent research focuses on the Premier League's 2021/22 season, which saw stadiums filled to capacity for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, and explores how important the Premier League and its clubs are across the UK. driving economic activity, supporting thousands of jobs, and generating spending across the supply chain and significant tax revenue.
· The contribution of Premier League clubs to the UK economy is 8 billion pounds 2021/22 – 1,000 percent increase From the 1998/99 season.
· Leagues and clubs are Total tax paid is £4.2 billion In the 2021/22 season, £1.7bn of this was accounted for by Premier League players and staff.
· Leagues and clubs supported more than 90,000 jobs in the UK.
· The League's significant contribution is spread across the country, with £5bn of the League's economic impact being concentrated outside London in 2022/23.
· Promoted by the League £3.3bn economic impact for north west Englandand 33,000 jobs Supported in that region.