Exeter City FC Football in the Community established in 1991 as a ‘non-profit’ organisation with the aim of creating closer links to the community.
Grass roots football in schools & holiday provision
Funded by the PFA - £6000 per annum
Relegation out of the league in 2003, resulted in a loss of funding.
Introduction Back in the League in 2008 and FITC is now renamed and controlled by Football League Trust Football League Trust Priorities 1. To help young people realise their potential 2. To promote sports participation and physical activity 3. To promote health and wellbeing in football clubs’ communities 4.To promote cohesion in communities and encourage their empowerment
Achieved charitable status – 18 th January 2008 – Charity no: 1121596
The 4 project strands that Exeter City Football in the Community Trust promote are:
‘ Our belief is to develop people and leaders through the power of football, to educate people of all ages through the vehicle of football, recognise achievements, giving people options, and providing opportunities for all people whatever age, race, religion, beliefs’.
Current Staffing Structure Board of Trustees Jamie Vittles Community Trust Manager Scott Walker Sports Development Officer Sue Smith Finance Officer Jill Aldridge Frank Sealey Brodie Tooze Maxine Child Admin Dai Carpenter Disability Co-Ordinator Work Placements / Volunteers / FITC Apprentices/FJF Placements Casual Coaching Staff Casual Coaching Staff Casual Coaching Staff Danny Harris Sports Development Officer Marcus Pritchard Football Development Officer Jamie Skinner Football Development Officer