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Welcome to Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport's (LRS) Funding Finder! There are a number of local, regional and national sources of funding available for clubs/groups, facilities, talented individuals and coaching. Use our Funding Finder below to identify the most suitable funding schemes.

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport can provide further advice and support for your club/group to identify the most applicable source of funding and support you with the application process. Please visit the Funding pages of our website or use our Funding Support service in your Dashboard.

Receive our 'Funding & Clubs Newsletter' - highlighting the most recent and suitable funds available. You will first need to register and log in, go to your 'Dashboard' and under your Profile, select 'Clubs & Funding' in your Email Preferences.

Local, Regional and National funding sources can added to Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport's (LRS) Funding Finder. To submit a funding source, you will first need to register and log in and then click Add Fund. You should then complete the online form. All submissions will be approved by LRS prior to becoming live.

If you incur any problems or require alterations to be made to a funding source please Contact Us.

LRS excludes all responsibility for the sources added by 3rd party organisations.

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Football Foundation’s Grow the Game

Amount: up to £1,500

Deadline: 11:59pm - Wed 29th March, 2017

The Foundation’s Grow the Game Scheme provides grants of up to £1,500 for the creation of new football teams and coaching qualifications, with money provided by The FA. The Scheme is delivered by the Foundation.

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British Equestrian Federation Capital Funding programme 2016

Amount: £1,000 to £25,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Fri 31st March, 2017

Are you a centre or club looking to improve your riding establishment in order to enhance participation?

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Try for Change

Amount: £2,500 to £10,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Fri 31st March, 2017

Sport plays an important role in improving the lives of millions of people across the world, bringing people together to play, learn, improve their health and benefit from shared experiences.

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Round through the Life Chances Fund

Deadline: 11:59pm - Fri 31st March, 2017

Expressions of interest for funding from the Life Chances Fund for Early Years and Young People are due by 31st March 2017.

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Allen Lane Foundation

Amount: up to £15,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Sat 1st April, 2017

Interested in funding charitable causes which we believe to be unpopular both in society, and with other funders.

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West Dorset Leisure Development Fund

Amount: up to £5,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Sat 1st April, 2017

Grants are available for projects costing £1,000 or more with awards normally based upon 20% of the estimated cost, up to a maximum of £5,000.

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Erasmus+ Sport Collaborative Partnerships

Amount: up to £340,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Thu 6th April, 2017

The European Commission has launched a new call for proposals through its Erasmus+ Sport - Collaborative partnerships programme to support innovative projects relating to sport and physical activity.

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Cory Environmental Trust

Round Deadline: 12:00am - Fri 7th April, 2017

Cory Environmental Trust in Britain (CETB) is an environmental body which supports community and environmental projects.

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Funding for Summer Playscheme Grants Programme

Amount: £500 to £1,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Fri 7th April, 2017

Registered charities that want to run summer play schemes for children between the ages of 5 and 16 .

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Summer Playschemes Grants Programme

Amount: £500 to £1,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Fri 7th April, 2017

Registered charities that want to run summer play schemes for children between the ages of 5 and 16 can apply for grants of between £500 and £1,000.

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Health & Wellbeing Innovation Grants 2017-2018

Amount: up to £5,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Thu 13th April, 2017

Are you a member of a community organisation or a group which has an interest in helping to make Norwich a healthier place to live? Do you have ideas for a new service or activity but are in need of resources to begin? If so, Healthy Norwich would like to hear from you.

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Club Cashback Scheme

Round Deadline: 9:35am - Fri 14th April, 2017

The Club Cashback Scheme is a partnership between the Foundation and Club Website to support local clubs, raise much needed funds, and ensure future sustainability within the grassroots game.

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GoRaise

Round Deadline: 3:31pm - Wed 19th April, 2017

GoRaise is a customer loyalty platform, the reward being a donation to the customers chosen good cause.

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The Foyer Federation - Community Upgrade Challenge

Amount: up to £25,000

Round Deadline: 11:37am - Thu 20th April, 2017

Funding is available to foster community and environmental improvement projects led by young people across the West Midlands.

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Opportunity Fund

Amount: up to £50,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Mon 24th April, 2017

As part of its new strategy for volunteering, "Volunteering in an active Nation", Sport England has announced the launch of the Opportunity Fund.

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Comic Relief's Communities and Sport for Change (Expression of Interest)

Amount: £40,000 to £75,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Mon 24th April, 2017

Comic Relief recognises that sport continues to play an important role in improving the lives of millions of people in the UK and across the world by bringing them together to play, learn, improve their health and benefit from shared experiences. Comic Relief's Sport for Change strategy runs across Comic Relief's UK and international funding, while focusing on four key themes.

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Zurich Community Trust - Local Grants Programme

Amount: £250 to £5,000

Round Deadline: 10:15am - Thu 4th May, 2017

Grants are available for local voluntary organisations and charities that work with disadvantaged people and help them achieve a more fulfilling and independent lifestyle. 15-mile radius of Zurich office in B16 9PF grants are offered.

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Wooden Spoon: The Children’s Charity for Rugby

Round Deadline: 11:59am - Sun 14th May, 2017

Their main beneficiaries are under 25 years of age and disadvantaged by way of physical or mental disability or social deprivation – or any combination of the three. Please ensure you read the Wooden Spoon project criteria before applying.

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Youth Challenge Fund

Amount: up to £2,500

Deadline: 11:59pm - Wed 31st May, 2017

The Youth Challenge Fund provides support for joint thematic activities between UK and German youth groups, including a visit to Germany. The programme aims to enhance young people's international experience and intercultural awareness by supporting UK-German youth partnerships undertaking a bilateral collaborative project.

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BBC Children in Need Main Grants

Amount: £10,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Thu 1st June, 2017

BBC Children in Need Main Grants programme is currently accepting applications from charities and not-for-profit organisations in the UK that support children and young people who are 18 years and younger.

Partners

  • Leicestershire County Council
    Melton Borough Council
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
    Safeguarding
    Loughborough University
  • Equality Standard
    Blaby District Council
    Leicester City Council
    Sport England
    Age UK L&R
  • County Sport Network
    QUEST
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Charnwood Borough Council
    East Midlands Platform
  • North West Leicestershire District Council
    Harborough District Council
    British Heart Foundation
    Rutland County Council

Partners

  • British Heart Foundation
    Age UK L&R
  • Leicester City Council
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
  • Melton Borough Council
    County Sport Network
  • Loughborough University
    Equality Standard
  • East Midlands Platform
    Harborough District Council
  • Blaby District Council
    North West Leicestershire District Council
  • Sport England
    QUEST
  • Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Charnwood Borough Council
    Rutland County Council
  • Safeguarding