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The Dundee United Youth Development Board (DUYDB) was established in late 2016 to work directly with the Club's Youth Academy to coordinate financial donations into the Academy to support and enhance its work.
• DUYDB is independent of the Club with its own banking arrangements, it has a clear and agreed framework for joint working with DUFC. The Board comprises of representatives from ArabTRUST, Dundee United Business Club, Dundee United Development Association and ULT 83 – all supporters’ groups who have a track record of fund-raising to support Youth Development at DUFC.
• It meets regularly with the principal Academy staff to discuss and make decisions on granting funding for identified youth development projects and resources. The Board also provides the opportunity for individual United fans to support youth development directly by creating a facility for them to make regular or one-off donations to the Board’s funds. Please see our links below.
• The Board is very open to the prospect of approaches from other United supporters’ groups which might be interested in joining in the work of the Board and contributing to its mutual funds.
• The main aim of the Board is to augment and enhance the Club’s Academy provision ensures the Club attract and develop the most promising young football players for the future and in so doing help to ‘close the gap’ between DUFC’s provision and that of the larger and wealthier clubs in Scotland.
• Dundee United has a long and illustrious record of developing top professional footballers who have not only contributed significantly to the Club’s success but in some cases have gone on to perform at the highest level, both domestically and internationally. The Board is united in wanting to see this continue and in helping it to happen. The Board's principal focus at present is in maintaining its support of the Club's participation in the SFA's “Project Brave” programme to achieve and sustain Elite Status in the Club Academy Scotland.
Supporting tomorrow's prospects through the Dundee United Youth Development Board could not be simpler! Please select one of the options below:-
To donate £10 per month click here
To donate £15 per month click here
To donate £20 per month click here
To donate £25 per month click here
Alternatively, you can donate via standing order using this form.