About the Jack Petchey Foundation

Established in 1999, The Jack Petchey Foundation gives grants to programmes and projects that benefit young people aged 11-25. The Foundation exists to raise the aspirations of young people, to help them take advantage of opportunities and play a full part in society. The major focus of their work is the Achievement Award Scheme. The Foundation focuses on London and Essex. Since it has been established the Foundation has awarded grants totalling over 70 million pounds!!

For Players and Parents alike we are looking for you to nominate a Player, it can be a team mate or any other player within the club. The player must be 11-25 years old, and below are few ideas although your nomination can be for anything you feel is worthy…

  • Player encourages team mates when things are not going well
  • Player is supportive of his team mates
  • The Player is not necessarily the best, but is always present and does their best for the group
  • The Player is supportive of their coaches/managers
  • The Player dealt positively with a specific incident


To place your nomination please email info@bealoniansfc.com

The winner can then decide how to spend the donation from the Jack Petchey Foundation, some of the options are as follows:

  • Level 1 coaching qualifications for under 25s
  • Waterproof/Rain Jackets
  • Training Aids (speed and agility ladders, hurdle sets, slalom poles etc)
  • Digital Camera
  • A day out at a Football Match
  • Wembley Stadium Tour
  • Ex-professional player attending club and running a coaching session
  • Specialist training session
  • End of season BBQ for young members
  • Team Bonding sessions including trips out bowling, cinema, theatre, laser quest, go karting etc…
  • End of Season team meal out
  • Disco for Presentation Evening
  • Folding Benches
  • Heaters for Changing Rooms
  • Coach Hire for long distance trip
  • Practice Goals
  • Kitchen Equipment for Club Cafe
  • Wet Suits for Senior Team
  • Cones, training balls, training ladders, kettle bells, Parachutes, Discs, Poles, Hurdles, Whistles, Stop Watches
  • Water Bottles, Floor Markers, Bibs, Free Kick Stands
  • Polo Shirts to wear at Cup Final
  • Day out playing golf
  • Trip to the Crystal Palace experience
  • Goal keeping training gear
  • Strength and Conditioning training Sessions with Specialist Coach

For further information regarding Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Awards contact Bill Blackwell, Football Development Officer