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EFL Trust Board Membership Update

The EFL can confirm a number of personnel changes to the Board of its charitable arm, the EFL Trust, with two EFL nominated members and Independent Trustee changes announced. Ashley Hackett joins the EFL Trust Board as an EFL nominated Trustee to represent the nationwide network of Club Community Organisations. Ashley has 25 years of […]

EFL Clubs and their Community Organisations to deliver nationwide Kellogg’s Football Camps

This summer, the EFL, EFL Trust and their network Club Community Organisations have partnered with Kellogg’s to launch the Kellogg’s Football Camps.    While Club Community Organisations have supported their local communities with holiday camps for many years, this year – teaming up with one of the UK’s most popular cereal brands, Kellogg’s – will make […]

Proud to deliver Joy of moving programme in milestone year

The EFL Trust is proud to celebrate 10 years of delivery across England and Wales of the Ferrero social responsibility programme, Joy of moving, with its network of Club Community Organisations (CCOs). As the impactful programme enters its milestone 10th year, Joy of moving has inspired over 550,000 children to get moving through play and […]

Green Football Weekend Kicks Off

EFL Clubs and the network of Club Community Organisations are once again supporting Green Football Weekend. Running from 2-5 February, EFL Clubs and their community organisations are hosting a wide range of activities and initiatives to have a positive impact on our planet, including to encourage football supporters across the world to incorporate more vegetables […]

Stadium Big Sleep Outs In Lancashire Support Homeless

Deepdale and Ewood Park saw hundreds of people sleep rough to raise tens of thousands of pounds to support charities that support the homeless. Both Blackburn Rovers Community Trust and Preston North End Community and Education Trust hosted hundreds of people on the same evening with participants sleeping on the side of the pitches and […]

Tips that could help you save energy this winter

The EFL Trust, along with Club Community Organisations across England and Wales, have teamed up with Smart Energy GB to makes sure that the communities we serve understand the benefits of smart meters.  As part of a partnership until the end of 2025, tens of thousands of households will be informed about how a smart […]

Breaking Down Barriers

In 2021/22, EFL Clubs and Club Community Organisations engaged with over 840,000 individual participants in community-focused sessions and events. Almost one in five of those people live with a disability, many of which are children and young people. On International Day of Persons With Disability (December 3rd), Here are some stories of incredible young adults […]

Impactful Community Work Celebrated at EFL Trust Conference 2023

EFL Club Community Organisations attended the annual EFL Trust Conference this week to celebrate and further develop the impact they have in their communities across England and Wales. EFL Chair Rick Parry and EFL Trust Chair Liam Scully addressed the Conference along with EFL CEO Trevor Birch and newly appointed Director of Community, Debbie Cook, […]

New EFL Community Director Appointed To Lead EFL Trust

Debbie Cook has been appointed as the EFL’s new Director of Community and will be responsible for overseeing the management of the EFL’s charitable arm, the EFL Trust. Having worked in local government for 22 years, Cook brings a wealth of leadership experience, previously holding CEO positions at a national health charity and YMCA Humber […]