Chelsea Foundation has joined the European Football for Development Network
The European Football for Development Network is glad to announce that Chelsea Foundation has become a member of EFDN.
Formed in 2010, the Chelsea Foundation brings together the Football in the Community and the Education department along with the club’s other charitable and community activities, including environment and anti-discrimination projects.
The foundation is the charitable arm of Chelsea FC, an English professional football club based in Fulham, London, that competes in the Premier League. Founded in 1905, the club’s home ground since then has been Stamford Bridge.
The Chelsea Foundation
As one of the world’s leading football social responsibility programme the Chelsea Foundation uses the power of sport to motivate, educate and inspire. The Foundation believes that the power of football can be harnessed to support communities and individuals both at home and abroad.
“The ethos behind the Foundation is simple: to use sport an, in particular, football to engage people and foster stronger communities.” Bruce Buck, Chairman of Chelsea FC and the Foundation
On top of their outstanding football development programmes, the Chelsea Foundation works on a broad range of initiatives focusing on employment, education, social deprivation, crime reduction, youth offending and much more.
Among others, the Foundation delivers the following programmes:
- Past Players Trust
- Plan International
- Engaging Communities
- Supporting Families
- Promoting Equality
- Education through Football
- Boosting Women and Girl’s Football
- Developing Sport
- Chelsea Throughout World
- Work with Charity
- Providing Opportunities – Disability
We are looking forward to a successful cooperation with the Chelsea Foundation.