Benevolent Fund

The West Riding FA Benevolent Fund provides financial assistance for the relief of poverty and of sickness to the players, referees and others directly connected with Clubs, Leagues or other bodies within the jurisdiction of the West Riding County Football or residing within the Association’s areas as defined under the Rules of the Association.

Grants may be made to those injured whilst playing football or who may be involved in the game but has become incapacitated through illness.

Grants may also be made to necessitous persons who have rendered service to the game in the area or to their dependents. Grants from the fund may be made to Charitable and Benevolent causes and organisations whose objects are in alignment with the aims and purposes of the Association.


To apply all you need to do is follow the steps below:


Step 1: Complete the application form

Step 2: Send the nomination form to the respective District Associations for sign off. The District FA will confirm, that all details are correct. Click here for District FA details

Step 3: The District FA will forward the signed Application Form to the West Riding FA

Step 4: The West Riding FA Trustees will meet (on the last Tuesday of every month) to review the application and decide if a grant should be made.

Step 5: If approved, The West Riding FA will contact the applicant to obtain account details to enable the grant to issue to be issued by bank transfer. If not approved, The West Riding FA will contact the applicant via email to either a) obtain further details or b) provide the rationale for declining the application.  


Application form