The PFA Special Assistance Fund is designed to support any current or former professional footballer who may require financial assistance or other support to help overcome a major personal difficulty, within or outside the game.
The Special Assistance Fund can provide access to:
Reasons may include:
PFA Members are eligible for a cash grant of up to $10,000 in the absolute discretion of the PFA Chief Executive on a case by case basis.
Players to have benefited from the Fund include those requiring external legal counsel to defend disciplinary proceedings or post contract surgery.
Note that the PFA Special Assistance Fund replaces the former PFA Hardship Fund.
Please contact us for further information on our Special Assistance fund.
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