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IN THE BOX

IN THE BOX

By The FA
In the Box is the ONLY grassroots football podcast for clubs and leagues that want to grow, thrive and survive!

Join your hosts Tom Lee (FA National Club Services Manager) and Charlotte Richardson (FA National Club Services Consultant) every month for the lowdown on everything you need to ensure you’re built to last, and built to flourish.

Expertise from those in the know, top advice plus highlights of all the amazing things happening week after week in the English grassroots game.

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EP2 | The FA Charter Standard. What, How & Why?
Welcome back to In The Box Episode 2, the podcast for grassroots football. In this episode, find out what The FA Charter Standard is and the benefits of accreditation plus the difference it has made to grassroots clubs and leagues.  We speak to Dawn Barnett from Southern Sunday Football League who has helped 80 clubs (and counting) through accreditation. She tells us why she believes in the programme and her top tips to engage clubs.  We also chat to Terry Jennings from Chadderton Park who explains the impact accreditation has had on his players.  Keep listening to find out how accreditation is evolving keeping it fit for purpose for the future. Subscribe to In the Box for great expert advice and tips every month to put your grassroots football club or league at the top of your game.  Get in touch - clubsprogramme@thefa.com  Find out more - thefa.com/clubsandleagues  Sign up for the Grassroots Football webinars - https://thefagrassrootsfootballhub.co.uk
49:24
February 26, 2021
Extra Time | Making the most of what you have
This is Making the most of what you have an In The Box Extra Time episode, where we take a closer look at the support available for grassroots football Clubs and Leagues. In this episode you'll understand: How volunteer organisations such as WCAVA can help support your club or league with relevant services. How to audit within your organisation who is who and what they do to save and make money. How to utilise facilities you either own, lease or hire can lead to partnerships, serving the community and generating an income. How Sport England’s new strategy is community focused and how you can play your part.  Any questions, leave a comment or email: Clubsprogramme@thefa.com Be sure to visit TheFA.com/clubsandleagues for more resources and support Take a look at the upcoming webinars available to book on via:  https://thefagrassrootsfootballhub.co.uk And download resources from this episode here: https://we.tl/t-SoUYAzGlYn
58:03
February 24, 2021
Extra Time | Get Fit For Funding
This is Get Fit For Funding, the first episode of the In The Box Extra Time series where we take a closer look at the support available for Grassroots Clubs and Leagues. This episode is all about funding, at the end you should understand how:  Governance, structures and partnerships are key to be fit for funding How COVID-19 may impact us all The importance of long term planning, offer vs need And some great examples of thinking outside the box  Any questions, leave a comment or email: Clubsprogramme@thefa.com  Be sure to visit TheFA.com/clubsandleagues for more resources and support Take a look at the upcoming webinars available to book on via:  https://thefagrassrootsfootballhub.co.uk  And download resources from this episode here: https://we.tl/t-zDOjjNthso
01:00:40
February 12, 2021
EP1 | Funding, Marketing & Covid 19 for grassroots football
Cash is king, and your grassroots football club relies on it to survive. In this episode of In the Box, you’ll find expert advice on how to manage and boost your club’s cash-flow, along with some brilliant and 100% practical marketing tips to keep you and supporters better engaged during lockdown and beyond. Subscribe to In the Box for great expert advice and tips every month to put your grassroots football club or league at the top of your game. Get in touch - clubsprogramme@thefa.com Find out more - thefa.com/clubsandleagues Subscribe to The Grassroots Football Hub on YouTube - https://bit.ly/2Ye5OdV Sign up for our upcoming webinars - In The Box | Extra Time - https://thefagrassrootsfootballhub.co.uk
36:52
January 29, 2021
Trailer - Inside The Box
In the Box – the all-new FA Grassroots Podcast! It’s all In the Box: everything you need to put your grassroots club or league to the very top of their game! Every month, your hosts Tom Lee (FA National Club Services Manager) and Charlotte Richardson (FA National Club Services Consultant) bring you the latest news and views from across the grassroots game in England. It’s packed with everything you need to know; from how to manage club finances, through to how to ensure your grassroots league survives lockdown and is ready for the re-start. Get exclusive expertise, inspirational tips and advice, plus all the important news. It’s for you, your club and your league. It’s In the Box!
00:54
January 22, 2021