Trio of funding awards for Foundation

Wed 17th April 2019

The Rangers Charity Foundation is delighted to confirm that it has been successful in a trio of funding applications, including provision to expand its Autism Football project. 

Via Better Breaks, a funding programme operated by Shared Care Scotland on behalf of the Scottish Government, the Foundation has also recieved support for a continuation of its Visually Impaired Football.

Both the Autism and Visually Impaired Football sessions are delivered by specially trained coaches, fully iclusive for all and FREE. 

The Roberston Trust has also agreed to fund the Community Hub Officer role that is currently running in partnership with Govan High School. Over a three year period, this will allow the Foundation to utilise its current contribution to look at replicating another Community Hub Officer role within an appropriate secondary school establishment. 

The Rangers Charity Foundation introduced a full time Hub in the Community Officer (in partnership with Govan High) into Govan High School in January 2018 to create a focal point for positive, structured activity within the school, having a universal impact helping students achieve their aspirations.

National Lottery Awards for All has also awarded the Foundation with a grant to continue its GoFitba project. 

GoFitba is an exciting football based health and wellbeing project for primary school kids. The 12 week project offers these children a platform for fun, physical activity and takes them on a weekly interactive educational journey to discover how they can stay active and lead a healthier lifestyle through diet and nutrition.