Conwy Borough Football Club

Consultancy and customised programmes

It was a Conwy Borough FC board decision in September 2011 to engage the services of Vi-Ability to execute the club's Football in the Community programmes.

“The benefits to the football club and the community have been immense . Vi-Ability helped us to provide sustainable funding initiatives and raisie the profile and image of the club on a local and national level” - Geoff Cartwright, Chairman, Conwy Borough FC

Key Achievements :

  • Facilitated the set-up of the club as a social enterprise, with 'community interest' governance
  • Provided advice on the rebrand and rename of the club from Conwy United FC to Conwy Borough FC
  • Helped the club grow its Youth section to develop an Academy
  • Established employment, education, community cohesion volunteering and sport participation programmes
  • Generated revenue for the club through facility hire, which helped make a huge contribution towards the clubs running costs
  • Vi-Ability programme featured on National ITV news
  • Secured funding for two Grounds men and one Commercial Manager a Press Officer and a Bar Manager to work for the club on a full- time basis 
  • Created the club’s first ever knight mascot ‘STRIKE IT STEVE’
  • Helped increase attendances at the club's home games 
  • Assisted with successful applications for funding towards the build of a new club house