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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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.

Introducing our semi-final player escorts

October 23rd, 2018

Sunday is set to be a superb Betfred Cup Semi-Final day action with a double header of fixtures taking place at BT Murrayfield and Hampden Park. Once again, the SPFL have generously invited the SPFL Trust to create a memorable experience for four lucky kids who will each lead their team out. Heart of Midlothian…
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The Changing Room launches with Big Hearts

October 17th, 2018

SAMH, The Movember Foundation, SPFL Trust and Big Hearts Community Trust have teamed up to today launch a joint initiative committed to helping football fans, and the wider community live happier, healthier and longer lives.

FFIT pilot for people with learning difficulties

October 12th, 2018

The SPFL Trust is delighted to reveal that Greenock Morton’s charity, Morton in the Community have secured funding to establish a Football Fans in Training (FFIT) programme for people living with learning difficulties.