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


Have you met Lomond?

Perhaps the most handsome lion in the world, Lomond is our new mascot, and he's here to help us highlight some of the amazing work going on at clubs across the country. Lomond (who is a vegetarian) loves running and reading, and he's excited to be the newest Scottish football signing.

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.

Mental Health First Aid Training Funded for New Season

June 20th, 2019

The Chris Mitchell Foundation has given £18,105 to the SPFL Trust for the continued provision of Mental Health First Aid Training within Scottish football.

SPFL Golf Day 2019

May 31st, 2019

On Wednesday, the annual SPFL Trust Golf Day was held at The Carrick on the banks of Loch Lomond, for the second consecutive year.

Suicide prevention training resource launched

May 28th, 2019

Football clubs across Scotland will be among the first to receive a new mental health and suicide prevention training resource for players, staff and community networks.