Clubs and Supporters for Better Governance in Football

The Clubs and Supporters for Better Governance in Football (CSBGiF) project was a two-year collaborative partnership, coordinated by SD Europe and co-financed by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union and Uefa.

The project aimed to help promote EU principles on good governance in sport through a training, education and exchange programme involving member-run football clubs and national supporters’ organisations from six EU states. The programme addressed three core topics:

  • Good governance
  • Financial sustainability
  • Member/volunteer engagement and democratic participation

Online Training Tool

The project saw the development of an online training tool based on the materials shared at the three workshops and the exchange visits. This course is free and available to everyone, and you can register for your account here:

Registration form

To read more information about the training tool and its content, click here.

Project Outputs & Outcomes

The project had a number of significant outputs and outcomes throughout its lifetime.

Further outputs & outcomes from the project are available from our Resources section.


Partners and contributing organisations attended a total of three training events, which were supplemented by a series of one-to-one exchange visits. The project also included a research and evaluation element and the development of an online training resource.

The partners and contributing organisations were as follows:

Advisory Board

The project will be supported by an advisory board, made up of:

For more information about SD Europe’s other EU-funded projects, see Our Projects. Resources, findings and summaries of the outcomes of the project are available from our Resources section or by getting in touch with the team here.

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