Introducing the SPFL Trust

Trusted to support communities across Scotland

The SPFL Trust is an independent, registered charity that works in partnership with all 42 SPFL Clubs to develop community activities across Scotland.

Through the power of football we aim to make a difference, empowering our clubs to create opportunities at the heart of our communities that bring people together and change lives for the better.

About Us

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The SPFL Trust, Scottish Book Trust & Scotland's libraries launch the brand new 4-4-2 Reading Challenge.

Dundee FC striker Roarie Deacon and Dundee United captain Willo Flood joining pupils from Dens Road Primary School at Coldside Library in Dundee

With Danny Scott, author of the Scotland Stars FC series and Sarah Forbes, creator of the Elspeth Hart adventure book
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Craig Watson,

Our key projects

Profiling some of our key projects with Scotland's 42 professional clubs

Watch: Gwen's story 

Watch Gwen's remarkable FFIT story after tragedy struck in her home

Get FFIT at your club

Thousands of football fans have benefitted from Football Fans in Training, losing weight, getting fitter and feeling so much better along the way.

Our award-winning programme is back for an eight season, and over 30 clubs in Scotland are involved, plus dozens more in England and across Europe.

Find out about FFIT today!

Our Projects

Find out more about the projects the SPFL Trust is running and how to get involved in those activities.

Your Club

See what projects your club is getting involved in and how to get in touch with the club.


Learn about how you can get involved in supporting the amazing work of the SPFL Trust and our clubs.

Watch: Mitch

Footballer Chris Mitchell was 27-years-old when he died by suicide on Saturday 7 May 2016.

The SPFL Trust works with the charity set up in his name, the Chris Mitchell Foundation to deliver mental health first aid training at SPFL clubs. We are also committed to promoting the importance of good mental health.

In this film, six of Chris' former teammates remember their friend.

Festive Friends Launch at Hibernian FC

December 13th, 2018

Yesterday, fifteen residents of a sheltered housing community were brought to Easter Road for a very special Christmas dinner.  The reason for this was Festive Friends; a project created by the SPFL Trust to engage socially isolated people at what can be the loneliest time of year. Each participant received a Traditional Christmas dinner, with…
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SPFL Trust launches Golf Day 2019

December 13th, 2018

The SPFL Trust is happy to announce their annual Golf Day will take place on Wednesday, 29 May at The Carrick by Loch Lomond.  Now in its third year, the SPFL Trusts’ Golf Day raises money with the Chris Mitchell Foundation to fund Mental Health First Aid Training in football environments, to help those suffering from…
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In Pictures: Betfred Cup Final

December 3rd, 2018

This weekend Celtic took on Aberdeen in the Betfred Cup Final, and once again the SPFL Trust was generously invited to participate in the showpiece event at Hampden Park. Our mascots were nominated from both club’s community programmes. And at half-time supporters of both clubs who participate in our Football Fans in Training programme took…
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