As part of Kick It Out's increased efforts to spreads its message in the amateur game, the organisation is encouraging as many grassroots clubs as possible to support the fight for equality in football.

Find out below how your club can become a part of the Kick It Out movement.


Criteria

To become an official Kick It Out Grassroots Equality Chartered football club, you must sign up to the organisation’s new Equality Charter.

The document must first be sent to Kick It Out's Grassroots Manager, Tajean Hutton, on [email protected], who will then confirm whether your application has been successful.

Once confirmed, the document must be publicised on your club website and social media channels.

Benefits

In return, the club will be sent Kick It Out’s digital assets – our logo, social media graphics and programme adverts.

Your club will also benefit from a closer relationships with:

  • Kick It Out's Grassroots Team, who can offer tailored advice as to how you might qualify for the organisation's Grassroots Activity Fund.
  • Kick It Out's Education Team, who can deliver equality workshop to club volunteers, players, parents/guardians or supporters.
  • Kick It Out's Reporting Team, who can support anyone at your club who has suffered discrimination in football, as well assist in taking up the case with the relevant authorities.

In addition, you have the opportunity to purchase merchandise from the Kick It Out's online shop at a discounted rate, including:

  • £32 for a 7.5 ft x 5.5 ft flag, printed with the Kick It Out logo
  • £5 for a pack of 5 Kick It Out bibs
  • 20% off the following Kick It Out branded items:
    • T-shirts
    • Stickers
    • Button Badges
    • Wristbands

If you need further information, please contact Kick It Out's Grassroots Manager, Tajean Hutton, by emailing [email protected].

If you're based in the North, you can also contact Arran Williams, Kick It Out's Grassroots Northern Officer, by emailing [email protected]