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Get Fitter, Healthier and Happier in 2022 with FFIT

FFIT is a 13-week programme that can help you to improve both your physical health and mental wellbeing, a brilliant way to start the new year. The programme is available to both men and women aged 35-65, who want to improve their lifestyle. It’s time to Get Back to Falkirk Stadium where sessions will take…

SEASONS GREETINGS FROM EVERYONE AT THE FALKIRK FOUNDATION

Everyone here at the Falkirk Foundation has been extremely busy and in demanding circumstances, while continuing to work under the restraints of the Covid Pandemic. There is one thing that has been made clearer than ever is that 2021 has shown the value of having Falkirk Foundation at the heart of the community. We now…

The Falkirk Foundation collects big award

The Falkirk Foundation won a prestigious award on Friday night at Hampden Park as the charitable organisation picked up the ‘Best Community Football Project’ award at the 2021 Scottish FA Grassroots Football Awards ceremony. The foundation launched its CAMHS (children and adolescent mental health services) Football Project in partnership with NHS Forth Valley over two…

Falkirk Football Community Foundation joins EFDN

We are excited to announce that Falkirk Football Community Foundation is now an official member of the European Football for Development Network (EFDN).   EFDN is a network of more than 100 European professional football clubs, leagues and associations who understand and are committed to their social responsibilities and have the passion to cooperate and…

Falkirk Foundation launch Festive programme of events and need your help

Falkirk Foundation will once again be taking part in the SPFL Trust’s project, Festive Friends, this festive season. Christmas time for many people is the most wonderful time of the year, it is a special time where friends and families come together to celebrate. However, for many others, it can be the opposite, and can…

Foundation sign up to the Armed Forces Covenant

In the week leading up to Remembrance day on the 11th November the Falkirk Foundation are proud to sign up to the Armed Forces Covenant The Falkirk Football Community Foundation will endeavour in our business dealings to uphold the key principles of the Armed Forces Covenant, which are: • no member of the Armed Forces…

Ex-Servicemen Reflect On Their Experiences Ahead of Remembrance Day.

In the lead up to Remembrance Day we wanted to highlight the support that we are giving to our Armed Forces community through the work that the Falkirk Foundation and Falkirk FC are doing. Including the Foundation’s CEO, Derek Allison (Royal Navy) and Falkirk FC, Sporting Director, Gary Holt (Army) both organisations have ex-service personnel…

Falkirk Foundation win SFA Central Region Grassroots Award

The Falkirk Foundation are delighted to of been nominated and to have won a Scottish FA Central Region Grassroots Award this evening. The award in the Best Community Football Project For All category recognises participation in football from those from an underrepresented and disadvantaged backgrounds for our CAMHS (Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services) programme. We…

Falkirk Foundation and Falkirk FC sign up to SAMH’s Mental Health in Sport Charter

On Sunday 10th October, World Mental Health Day, Falkirk Foundation and Falkirk Football Club are proud to announce a joint signing of the SAMH Mental Health for Physical Activity and Sport Charter. SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity. The Charter contains an action plan that sets out how each organisation will work both individually…

Falkirk Foundation Donates unused kit to the children of Laos

We recently partnered with our Clubs Chaplain Mike Pirie, and worked with Empathy International, to send our old unused strips to Laos. There they will be used by the young people throughout the villages of Laos. Our Chief Executive, Derek Allison, commented ” When we heard about the great work that Empathy International does and…

Bringing The Changing Room To Falkirk

The Changing Room has one goal – to promote men’s mental health and wellbeing through the power of the beautiful game. Falkirk Foundation is delighted to bring The Changing Room to Falkirk Stadium as we look forward to kicking-off the innovative 12 week course that invites men to step down from the stands, into the…

Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services Programme

  The Falkirk Foundation delivers a football based programme in partnership with NHS Forth Valley’s Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS). The programme is a football based activity programme for young people aged between 7-16 years that are accessing the CAMHS service. There is more a need now than ever before with increased waiting…

Summer Camps 2021 participation numbers

The Falkirk Foundation are absolutely over the moon to present the participant numbers of our 2021 Summer Camps The commitment of the team to deliver, organise and engage over the past 8 weeks and for the programmes to run as smoothly as it did is a testament to their hard work and enthusiasm. It has been…

Off the Bench start 24th August, last few spaces available

Off the Bench is a fantastic SPFL Trust initiative for young people aged 17-24. Thanks to funding from the Scottish Government’s CashBack scheme, our charity is running a 12-week programme for young adults who are looking for a fresh start to build a better path going forward. Off the Bench is held within Falkirk Stadium,…

Coalfield Sport Works Fife Open Day

Open Day – 25th August. 12 – 1pm at Kelty Hearts Football Club Falkirk Foundation will be running Coalfields Regeneration Trust’s 10 week Sports Works programme in partnership with Kelty Hearts Football club here in Fife. For all essential details please see the flyer linked in the button below: Come along to the Open Day…

Falkirk Foundation And Falkirk Football Club Cement New Partnership With Kit Deal

From this coming season Falkirk FC’s new Development Squad Kit will be emblazoned with the logo of The Falkirk Foundation as the two organisations work more closely together under the ethos of ‘One Community, One Future.” The new Falkirk Development programme kicked off yesterday with a fixture against Dundee and was the first outing for…