The PFA is the professional footballers’ union. The aims of the PFA are to protect, improve and negotiate the conditions, rights and status of all professional players by collective bargaining agreements.The PFA is a key figure in all aspects of the professional game which affects its members and has added to its reputation on the principle of caring for the interests of the game as a whole, in addition to the interests of its members. We have also been successful in initiating a unique Community Programme and anti-racism campaigns as well as working with the Football League, the Premier League, the Football Association and the Football Foundation on charity and community initiatives. The experience and expertise the PFA has gained since its formation ensures it is able to provide the best advice, representation and assistance in all aspects of a player’s career and beyond.
The Football Association was founded in 1863 as the governing body of the game of football in England and is responsible for all regulatory aspects. As The FA marks 150 years, there is a collective determination within to not only operate effectively and efficiently as a business but also to engage as fully as possible with the wider football family, not least the fans. As such, the focus in The FA Group Strategic Plan 2011-2015 is firmly on laying foundations for a healthy future.
Trident Housing Association was formed in 1965 and as a result of growth through several mergers, Trident Social Investment Group is now one of the Midland’s leading housing associations and social business looking after approximately 3000 homes, costing more than £90 million to develop. Over the years The Trident Group has established a strong reputation as a provider of good quality and affordable homes and prides itself on the range of client groups its mainstream housing team and support services cater for, delivering accommodation and services for customers aged 16 – 65 and beyond, many of whom have specialised needs. As a social investment group it incorporates housing organisations, charities and social enterprises, building on the best of the social purpose housing associations created to tackle homelessness and neighbourhood disadvantage.
Nehemiah UCHA is a thriving community based housing association meeting the needs mainly of African-Caribbean people in the West Midlands. The association has more than 1,000 homes in management. It has assets of £60m and an annual turnover in excess of £6m. Nehemiah UCHA works predominantly in Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Sandwell, but also has a growing presence in Dudley, Walsall and Coventry. A growing range of community services are provided to Nehemiah UCHA’s tenants and the wider community.
You can support the delivery of our programmes in a number of ways, financial contributions that cover the cost of individual participants. Organisations have also contributed by providing venues, speakers, mentors and opportunities for participants to gain board experience.
We also receive support from a number of other sponsors. We are delighted to receive support from other organisations that share our corporate vision to address diversity in the boardroom.