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

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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