Guiseley AFC Pay It Forward #GuiseleyTogether

by Guiseley AFC in Guiseley, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 8th May 2020 we successfully raised £9,802 with 94 supporters in 28 days

“If not now, then when?” JE Lewis. Help us pay creditors and show gratitude to keyworkers during these challenging times. #GuiseleyTogether

by Guiseley AFC in Guiseley, England, United Kingdom

Guiseley AFC is pleased to launch a creative crowdfunding campaign which reflects the core values of #GuiseleyTogether

The global COVID-19 pandemic has created a very uncertain landscape for millions of small businesses, which is going to make it very challenging for them to survive. At Guiseley AFC we celebrate that we are a family friendly, community focused football club, whilst we don't have the glamour of bigger clubs what we do offer is a warm welcome to all football fans - home or away. We want to take this spirit and extend it out to the community, helping our creditors and partners to stay afloat so that our relationship can continue for many more years.  #GuiseleyTogether we can help. 

Home sleeve sponsor

We have chosen to organise a "Pay It Forward" campaign, releasing a range of tickets, experiences and commercial opportunities to replace the income we have lost since football was, quite rightly, halted. The monies collected during this campaign will allow us to pay the creditors we currently owe and those we incur preparing the club for our first matches back in action.

Whilst the majority of us are at home, keeping ourselves and our families safe, there are many key workers continuing to keep us safe and well through stocking shelves, delivering items and managing our health. In our own small way we would like to give back something to those carrying out this vital work who live and work locally. 

For every £100 raised during this campaign we will donate an adult match ticket for the 2020/21 season to a key worker.

Club Chairman Gary Douglas said "Whilst the prospect of returning to normal life, including football, might seem a long way away, businesses are having to deal with the here and now, including cashflow. If we as a club can help in any way, we must. I would urge all of our fans, including those who might only visit Nethermoor once a season to commit to Pay It Forward. Let us show what a great community spirit there is in Guiseley, exemplified by the exceptional work carried out by Guiseley Community Foundation.”

Crowdfunder are offering their platform, free of charge, to allow us to pre-sell a variety of offers for cash now with the promise to redeem these at a later date, when football returns to Nethermoor. 

We ask project owners to honour their rewards wherever possible but please note that all pledges are donations and there is no guarantee that you will receive any rewards from the project owner. Please see Crowdfunder's Terms of Use for more information regarding rewards for pledges.


This project offers rewards in return for your donation. Please select a reward below.

£1 or more

£1 50/50 Lockdown Draw

Just like being at a match but virtually, of the amount raised - 50% goes to the club 40% is paid as a first prize 10% is paid as a second prize . Pay your £1 and your details will be entered into the draw on Friday 8th May at 5pm. The winners will be announced on Twitter & Facebook. The club will contact the winners to arrange payment via BACs during week commencing 11th May 2020. Good Luck!

£10 or more

1 of 100 claimed

£10 Donation

Spare us a tenner to help the club you love get through whatever COVID-19 sends our way.

£10 or more

6 of 25 claimed

£10 Under 11 Season Ticket

Entry to all home league matches. Free tea/coffee/Bovril at every home league match.

£10 or more

8 of 300 claimed

£10 Blind Date Ticket

Purchase a discounted Adult ticket which can be redeemed at any of the first five League fixtures of the season.

£10 or more

8 of 250 claimed

£10 Adult Key Worker Ticket

Show your appreciation to a member of the emergency services, supermarket staff, care staff, delivery and lorry drivers. All of whom are helping to keep things ticking along whilst the rest of us stay at home. £10 purchases an adult priced ticket, which the club will make available through our local contacts. #GuiseleyTogether

£25 or more

2 of 50 claimed

£25 Giftcard

Pledge £25 today and we'll reward you with £25 credit which can be used in the Club Shop or against the price of a season ticket.

£50 or more

11 of 25 claimed

£50 Student or U18 Season Ticket

Student - a brand new category for season 2020/21 eligibility on production of a valid student card. Entry to all home league matches. Free tea/coffee/Bovril at every home league match.

£50 or more

0 of 2 claimed

£75 Limited edition FA Cup 2018 match balls

Limited edition match ball from the FA Cup 2nd Round, 3rd December 2018, GAFC vs Fleetwood Town. What a great evening and what a memento to have of that occasion when Joey Barton and his League 1 team came to town. Collection from the club when permissible.

£60 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£60 Oliver Norburn match worn shirt

A talented player who was with the club in the 2015/16, scoring three goals including the memorable goal on Saturday 27th February 2016 against Braintree Town.

£60 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£60 Dan Atkinson match worn shirt

Dan was with the club during seasons 2015/16 & 2016/17. Who can forget Dan's penalty save on Saturday 29th April 2017 against Solihull, which undoubtedly kept us in the National League for the third year running?

£100 or more

0 of 2 claimed

£100 Home Director for the day

You and an guest will have entry to the match, reserved seats, programme and enjoy a buffet and drinks at half time.

£140 or more

27 of 50 claimed

£140 Concession Season Ticket

Entry to all home league matches. Free tea/coffee/Bovril at every home league match.

£150 or more

0 of 2 claimed

£150 Away Director for the day

Travel on the team bus, entry, seats, programme, catering & drinks including half time, as provided

£165 or more

26 of 50 claimed

£165 Adult Season Ticket

Entry to all home league matches. Free tea/coffee/Bovril at every home league match.

£180 or more

0 of 6 claimed

£180 Match Ball Sponsor

A fantastic opportunity for 4 people to enjoy a match at Nethermoor with added extras. Price includes entry to the match, reserved seats in the main stand, 4 programmes, 3 course meal & drinks at the Wetherby Whaler.

£360 or more

0 of 15 claimed

£360 Pitch Side Board

A unique opportunity to secure a pitch side board for the new season, this offer includes production of the board. 2 guest tickets for a league match are also included.

£600 or more

0 of 2 claimed

£600 Match Sponsor

Match Sponsor a great day out for 10 people including entry to the game, reserved seats, feature in the programme, lunch & drinks including during half time. Pick the Man of The Match, with a photo opportunity in the Club house. Plus 2 guest tickets for a league match 2020/21.

£1,200 or more

0 of 2 claimed

£1200 Shorts Sponsorship

Promote your business on either the home or away shorts, receive a souvenir pair of shorts to display at your workplace. Plus 4 guest tickets to a League match of your choice for the 2020/21 season.

£1,800 or more

0 of 1 claimed

£1,800 Shirt Sleeve Sponsorship

Promote your business in style, secure the sleeve of the home kit. Receive a shirt and fabulous expose through the plethora of photos from each match.

£100 or more

3 of 3 claimed

£100 Mascot Package

An opportunity for an under 11 year old to obtain the latest kit, have a photo with the managers and a player of their choice, before leading the team out. A full page feature in the programme will ensure that they have a momento for life.

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