Foundation of Light

Foundation of Light

Charity information

Foundation of Light

Foundation of Light is the registered charity of Sunderland AFC, and uses the passion for football in the region to deliver projects which help improve the lives of thousands of young people and families in the North East.

Founded 2001

  • Mission statement

    One of the biggest and most developed Football Foundations in the Premier League, Foundation of Light uses the enthusiasm young people and their families in the North East have for football to engage them in learning and sports activities which improve their skills, motivation, attainment and independence.

  • Aims

    Foundation of Light aims to:

    • Foundation of Light aims to bring practical projects focused on education, sport, health and well-being to people living in the North East, enabling them to make positive changes in their lives.
  • Overview

    Established: November 2001

    Registered Charity Number: 1089333

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 100

    Part time staff: 80

    Volunteers: 120

    Phone number: 01915515191

    Address: Foundation of LightStadium of Light Sunderland SR5 1SU

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