Name Usu. Size of Grants Your income range Can your running costs be covered too? Type of project sought Closing Dates Weblink or Contact
SportsAid ? ? ? SportsAid helps young athletes to
overcome the financial obstacles they face in
their bid to become Britain’s next generation of Olympians, Paralympians and
world champions.
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Sport England Check website n/a Yes Sport England is committed to investing in clubs and projects across the country to create a great environment that encourages more people to play sport.

Whether you need to make your make your clubhouse more accessible, want to improve the drainage of your pitch or need financial help to put on more coaching sessions, we have a funding stream that could help.

  • Protecting Playing Fields
  • Primary Spaces (for Primary Schools)
  • Inspired Facilities (building renovation)
  • Small grants (getting more people to play sport)
  • City of Football
  • Get Healthy, Get Active (increasing participation)
  • Community Sport Activation Fund
  • Inclusive Sport
  • Active Colleges
  • Improvement Fund (£150,000 – £500,000)
  • Strategic Facilities
  • Get Equipped (£10,000)
  • Major Events
  • Flood Relief
Ongoing Link
Ammco Trust £83,277 (total) ? ? See Trusts with an Interest in Oxfordshire
Athletics for the Young £31,000 (total) ? ? Facilities and resources to assist U-25’s into athletics. ? 0161 483 9330
Sport Relief via Oxfordshire Community Foundation £500 to £1,000 Below £100,000 ? Local groups doing “great work to help local people living tough lives. ”

This year, Sport Relief are building on their partnership with UnLtd and Spirit of 2012 to help savvy young people become Sport Relief social entrepreneurs and put on events and services in their local area.
UnLtd are looking for young people from across the UK who want to start, grow or build their social enterprise idea. If you want to take your Sport Relief event further you can apply for an Award from UnLtd by submitting an online form. You can apply for a Test it Award of up to £500 cash or a Build it Award of up to £15,000 cash. Awards can be applied for by an individual or small group of up to four people aged 11-30.

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Boost Charitable Trust £1.25m (total) ? ? Boost Charitable Trust was created in 2005 to Build On Over-Looked Sporting Talent, to champion the disabled and disadvantaged and to inspire them to overcome their challenges through the power of sport. Ongoing Link
Cash 4 Clubs £30,000 (total) ? ? If you are a sports club and are looking for funding then this might be the place for you. Cash 4 Clubs is a sports fund aiming to support grassroots sports clubs.
We will be awarding a total of £30,000 to deserving sports clubs up and down the country and we aim to spread the funds widely to reach as many worthy sports clubs as possible.
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Dickie Bird Foundation £small n/a No The vision of the Foundation is to assist young people under 16 years of age to participate, to the best of their ability, in the sport of their choice irrespective of their social circumstances, culture or ethnicity and to ensure that, in doing so, they improve their chances both inside and outside sport.

Please note that Grants are payable to disadvantaged children aged under 16 for essential sports equipment. Travel or coaching are not payable. Payment is for individuals therefore teams/groups should not apply

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Foyle Foundation £1,000 – £10,000 Less than £10,000 ? Our Small Grants Scheme is designed to support smaller charities in the UK, especially those working at grass roots and local community level, in any field, across a wide range of activities. Please note we are not able to support individuals. Four months Link
Football Association National Sports Centre Trust £Various ? ? A range of grant schemes:

Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund

The Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund provides grants for building or refurbishing grassroots facilities, such as changing pavilions and playing surfaces for community benefit, with money provided by the Premier League, The FA and the Government (via Sport England) and delivered by the Foundation.

Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund Small Grants Scheme

The Premier League and The FA Facilities Fund Small Grants Scheme awards grants of up to £10,000 for the provision of capital items, or to refurbish/improve existing facilities.


The FA and Foundation’s Respect barriers and Respect packs (made up of captains’ armbands, marshals’ bibs and Respect Signage) are available to football leagues and clubs to ensure there is good behaviour by players and parents alike in the grassroots game, with money provided by The FA and vouchers supplied by the Foundation.

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Peter Harris Foundation £50,000? ? ?
    • Applications for our Opportunities through Sport programme accepted from charities throughout the United Kingdom.
      • Projects which provide a focus for skills development and confidence building through the medium of sport
      • Projects that have a strong training and/or educational theme within a sporting activity
      • Projects that provide sporting equipment or facilities for disabled or disadvantaged people
      • Projects with a high degree of community involvement
      • Projects that help to engage children or young people at risk of crime, truancy or addiction
    • Applications for our Special Needs and Care for Children and Young People programme is for charities in the South East of England
      • Projects that work with or benefit disabled, chronically or terminally ill children and provide support for their parents and carers
      • Projects that help to engage children or young people at risk of crime, truancy or addiction
      • Projects organised for young people at risk of homelessness or that provide new opportuni

Only registered charities and community amateur sports clubs can apply.

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Lords Taverners £? ?
  • Minibuses
  • Sensory packages
  • Outdoor play spaces
  • Sports Wheelchairs
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Midcounties Cooperative Community Fund £2,000 ? Yes
  • The purchase of equipment
  • The costs of putting on a local event or workshop
  • Staff costs to enable the employment of individuals, contribution to rent costs (related to activities / service delivery)
  • The cost of attending a conference or event which provides training for volunteers
  • Additional activities to expand an existing funded project
  • Activities that meet an identified need in the local community, funding to support an organisation to achieve a quality or other standard, relevant to their activities.
 September Link
Robin Greaves Sports Foundation £? ? ?
  • Advancement of amateur sport
  • Community participation in healthy recreation
  • Provision of facilities
  • Physical education for young people
  • Encourage education of people in leadership of sport
Ongoing Via Blake
Morgan LLP

Ron Pickering Memorial Fund £61,000 n/a n/a Available to both able and disability UK athletes between the ages of 15 and 23.
November Link
Sport and Recreation Alliance – Community Sport and Recreation Awards £1,000 – £2,000 ? ? Each year there are several categories of awards all designed to highlight the breadth of work that is undertaken in the community sport and recreation sector. Check website Link
Tom Hall Charitable Trust £15,000 (total) ? ? Medical, health, welfare, young people, sports ? 020 7131 4000
The Torch Trophy Trust £1,000 n/a n/a For volunteers who have made outstanding contributions to their chosen sport. ? 020 7976 3900
England and Wales Cricket Trust £? ? ? Interest-free loan scheme for clubs
The England and Wales Cricket Trust welcomes eligible ECB affiliated cricket clubs with junior sections to consider an interest-free loan to assist in the development of facilities on their groundAdditional Grant Aid Support for Clubs
You can download the latest versions of the Sources of Grant Aid and Cricket Funding for Cricket Clubs publicationsJewson Privilege Account Scheme
A major new £400,000 initiative with Jewson, which will benefit hundreds of cricket clubs nationwide participating in the award-winning NatWest CricketForce initiativeSport England Lottery Funding
Interested in Rainwater Harvesting, improving insulation, replacing that boiler? Sport England can provide funding support to cricket clubs for a wide range of projects. Sport England actively encourages clubs to invest in sustainability and has designed an application process that simplifies the application and procurement process. Furthermore Sport England can support pitch improvement, coaching programmes, equipment purchases and much more
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