UK-based Football for Future is looking for an experienced freelance grant writer to help complete grant applications.

FFF is currently registered as a Community Interest Company (CIC) but Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) registration remains a top priority for the organisation.

As a remote team you need to be a self starter, although you will have weekly virtual meetings with Barney Weston, one of FFF’s two Co-Directors - and regular interaction with our small team of permanent staff, freelancers and volunteers. You should be based in England and be willing to occasionally travel to London for in-person team meetings (at least once a month).

Key Tasks

Research, draft and submit grant funding proposals for FFF.

Work with FFF’s Co-Directors to identify financial needs and ensure the organisation reaches its annual goals.

Study and understand FFF’s history, structure, objectives and programmes.

Maintain positive relationships with fund providers and other stakeholders.

Maintain records and submit reports related to grant opportunities.

Person Specification


Grant writing experience

Good communication skills, both verbal and written

Strong people skills

Strong organisational skills

Good grant research skills

Quick learner

Can do attitude

Self starter

Ability to meet deadlines

Proficient with Google Docs and Google Sheets

Based in England, willing to travel to London for in-person team meetings at least once a month

Bonus Qualities

Knowledge and passion for football, climate change, and environmental sustainability

Proficient with Google Drive

Based in London

Our Offer:

Freelance, flexible, £100 per day.

Become a key part of a progressive and dynamic team who are redefining sustainability culture.

Work with some of the biggest brands in the world to accelerate global climate action, with tangible impact.

Enjoy perks of access to football and climate events, including games, summits and conferences.

How To Apply

To apply, please submit a short e-mail or cover letter (maximum one page) including:

Why are you interested in the role?

Your relevant experience.

Why do you feel football is an important medium to tackle climate change?

Please email the cover letter to [email protected], with the subject line “GRANT WRITER APPLICATION”.

Job details

Fixed-Term Contract

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