We were pleased to
welcome Brian Lee MBE, Chairman of the National League Trust and President
of the National League along with Sue O'Brian, Project Manager of The National League Trust to our Stockport County fixture Vs Chorley for a cheque presentation on Saturday 18th November.
has received this important funding for our ‘County Get Active’ project, which is
designed to connect with children and adults in the community irrespective of
background, age or ability. It also includes a Disability Programme, offering a
pathway for children/adults to participate in structured fun coaching sessions.
The National League Trust is a charity that offers grant aid
to National League Clubs to support and develop their community projects. Over £5m has been distributed so far. This money comes from the Premier League and
the Professional Footballers Association, who have committed to support the
Trust until 2019. They each contribute
to an annual donation of £1.2m.
59 National League clubs are currently running projects and
receiving funding from the Trust.
We would like to thank Brian Lee, Sue O'Brian and The National League Trust, The Premier
League and The PFA for their generous support.