Home Sports Bartica benefits from GFF Members Financial Assistance Programme
Unprecedented in the history of football administration in Guyana is an initiative of the Guyana Football Federation, called the Members Financial Assistance Programme (M-FAP).
Hailed a historic initiative, the M-FAP is designed to cater to assisting Regional Member Associations of the GFF in a number of areas, including administration and operations, equipment and materials, competitions, and technical development and infrastructure.
To date, the Bartica Football Association (BFA) has benefited by receiving monthly financial assistance for administrative purposes, home-and-away uniform kits for male and female seniors and juniors, equipment for the running of its Academy Training Centre, balls and equipment for the promotion of association competitions, and financial assistance for the running of leagues in three age categories in 2019.
In the meanwhile, the association is assured of further assistance (financial and otherwise) for its operations in the future, once the return-to-play in realised following the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions.
The BFA has also engaged the Guyana Lands and Surveys Commission with an interest to acquire lands for the establishment of an international-standard football facility within its jurisdiction, for which funding can also be provided by the GFF through the M-FAP.
The M-FAP is derived from the FIFA/CONCACAF Forward Project, of which Guyana is a beneficiary.