On average, the charity raises circa £300,000 per year, which is invested back into the community in the areas it is most needed.

You can support the charity by taking part in one of our fundraisers or by sponsoring one of our official teams. 

We also have a ‘Patrons’ programme for businesses or individuals who would like to support one of our projects and we can accept donations and legacies in a tax efficient manner, with all funds being invested back into the community.


Rochdale AFC Community Trust are on the look out for fundraisers to support them on their mission to make Rochdale a better place to Live, Work & Play.


If you can support in any way,
please get in touch with
Ryan Bradley


The first event of the season for Team Rochdale is the Tough Mudder event at Cholmondeley Castle on Sunday 5th September.

The 10 mile event sees participants wade through mud and obstacles such as Arctic Enema, Shock Therapy and Everest!
Physically demanding but extremely rewarding!

We will be taking a team of 15 runners to the event, plus a support crew.  In addition to all of the rewards provided by the event, Minibus transport to and from the event is included as well as a running vest/t-shirt and a weekly group training programme led by Rochdale AFC Community Trust staff.

Sign up fee is £100 with participants asked to fundraise a further £100 to participate.


The Williams BMW Rochdale 10k takes place on Sunday 3rd October.

A staple in the local events calendar, Dale fans can take to the start line alongside club mascot Desmond the Dragon, wearing our specially commissioned race vest/T-shirt.

A ‘couch to 5k’ training programme, featuring weekly exercise and group runs will ensure everyone who signs up for Team Rochdale achieves there goals- whether that be a PB or just a finish!

Sign up costs £20 with participants asked to fundraise a further £50 to participate.

Full fundraising support is available for all of our participants, including set up of a JustGiving account, sponsorship forms, football cards and a raffle prize.

Rochdale AFC Community Trust are a registered charity on a mission to make Rochdale a better place to live, work and play.

All funds raised will be used to meet the charities objectives, which include running our community teams (RAFC Ladies, Military Vets etc), disability sessions, schools programmes, cohesion work, mental health programmes, employability and work with those who are socially isolated amongst others.

We also support Springhill Hospice as business buddies and will donate a percentage of surplus from these events as part of our year long commitment to supporting Springhill Hospice.