Funding opportunities for sport
NEWS AND UPDATES
The Clubs in Crisis Fund offers one off, core, project or capital funding up to £2,021 to registered charities, CICs, Social Enterprises and other forms of not-for-profit working in sport development that have been severely affected by COVID-19. The deadline to apply is Wednesday 19th May.
The Foxglove Trust based in Chard, Somerset. Grants available to registered charities focusing on the arts and sport, especially within Somerset. Applications can be submitted at any time. Contact details can be found on the Charity Commission site.
The Rowing Foundation offers grants between £500 and £3,000 available to schools, organisations and clubs to fund greater participation in rowing, through equipment for the young and disabled. The deadline to apply is Monday 24th May.
For the diary: Magic Little Grants are set to reopen on Monday 1st March. A popular programme awarding registered charities, CICs, CIOs, social enterprises and other NFP community organisations small grants from their pot of just over £1 million. This year the theme of projects has changed to: improving mental wellbeing, enabling community participation in the arts, preventing the impacts of poverty, supporting marginalised groups, increasing biodiversity, participation in physical activity, responding to the climate emergency and increasing community access to outdoor space. Applications will be accepted from Monday 1st March until Sunday 31st October.
The Constance Travis Charitable Trust offers grants between £20,000 and £100,000 to registered and exempt charities and registered community amateur sports clubs. Funding available to support animal welfare, arts outreach, community projects, education, environmental protection, international aid medical care and research and social mobility. Applications can be submitted in writing at any time. The Trust doesn't operate a website, contact details can be found on the CHARITY COMMISSION site.
The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust offers grants up to £1,500 to Special Schools, Coaches, Clubs, Disability Groups, Associations and Individuals for equipment and specialist wheelchairs to enable disabled people to play tennis. The next closing date for applications is Tuesday 29th June.
The Football Foundation Small-Scale Capital Grants offer awards up to £50,000 to Football Clubs and Community Sports Organisations to purchase items and improvements to football facilities within the UK. Applications can be made at any time.
The Sterry Foundation offer grants ranging from £500 to £3,000 to registered charities working within sport, arts, culture, education, health and disability. The Foundation doesn't operate a website, applications can be submitted in writing at any time. Contact details can be found on the charity commission site.
The Barnard Kenneth Hufton Charity offers grants from under £2,000 up to £118,000 to charitable organisations supporting amateur sport, children and young people, education, training, health, older people, religion and general charitable causes. Applications can be submitted at any time in writing. The Charity does not operate a website, contact details can be found on the charity commission website.
Sport England Return to Play Small Fund Grants offer grants between £300 and £10,000 to CICs, not-for-profit organisations including registered charities, sports clubs, voluntary groups and organisations, social enterprises, leisure operators and not-for-profit companies to respond to the immediate challenges of returning to play in a Covid safe environment. Applications can be submitted at any time.
Sport England Return to Play Community Asset Fund offers capital grants between £10,001 and £50,000 to help clubs and community groups adapt and open important places and spaces so that sports and physical activity can happen during the pandemic. CICs, not-for-profit organisations including registered charities, sports clubs, voluntary groups and organisations, social enterprises, leisure operators and not-for-profit companies are eligible to apply. Applications can be submitted at any time.
The Jeremy and John Sacher Charitable Trust offers grants between £1,000 to £22,900 (average award was £7,000) to registered charities across a wide range of issues. They have previously funded a Literacy Festival, Community Choir, Counselling Trust and Theatre Trust. The Trust does not operate a website, more details can be found on the Charity Commission site.
The Central Social and Recreational Trust offers grants up to £1,000 for organisations providing leisure facilities and activities that support/benefit disadvantaged young children and young people (21 and under). Clubs/organisations must be affiliated with their sports national body. Grants can be used for equipment (can be used by all members) and maintenance of property (must be owned by club). Applications can be submitted at any time.
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