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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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WREN FCC Community Action Fund

Amount: up to £50,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Wed 23rd August, 2017

WREN will accept applications for the provision, maintenance or improvement of identified types of public amenity.

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Comic Relief Active Ageing: Creating Change in Communities

Amount: £40,000 to £80,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Tue 29th August, 2017

A limited number of grants are available for community based organisations in the UK which have 'creative, fresh' approaches to get older people, especially those from disadvantaged communities, involved in social action.

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Veolia Environmental Trust Reopens for Applications

Amount: £10,000 to £75,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Thu 31st August, 2017

The Veolia Environmental Trust offers grants of up to £75,000 for projects located within the proximity of a qualifying Veolia site in England or Wales. Match funding of at least 20% is required, and applicants requesting grants of £40,000 or more require a Third Party Contribution.

The funding is available for capital improvement projects at a single site with discrete start and end dates.

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Hilden Charitable Fund

Amount: up to £5,000

Round Deadline: 10:21am - Fri 1st September, 2017

Hilden accepts applications at anytime but the closing date for the Spring meeting is: Thursday March 16th 2017

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Support Family Based Projects

Amount: £1,000 to £5,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Fri 1st September, 2017

Registered charities whose activities involve all or most family members in initiatives that support and encourage the family to work as a cohesive unit in tackling problems that face one or more of its members can apply for grants of between £1,000 and £5,000 through the Kelly Family Charitable Trust.

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Fields in Trust - Active Spaces programme

Amount: up to £5,000

Round Deadline: 12:00am - Fri 15th September, 2017

The Active Spaces programme combines the protection in perpetuity of green spaces, together with revenue funding to engage inactive people on those spaces. Each site will be offered delivery of a physical activity project on-site to the value of £5,000 to serve local needs and target identified groups of inactive people.

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Baron Davenport's Charity

Amount: £200 to £1,000

Round Deadline: 12:00pm - Fri 15th September, 2017

Grants are available to charitable organisations within 60 miles of Bimingham Town Hall for special projects, equipment and running costs for almshouses, hospices, residential homes for older people, children's charities and individuals in need.

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Tackle Inactivity and Economic Disadvantage Fund

Round Deadline: 11:12am - Sat 16th September, 2017

Sport England have announced that they will be launching a new £3 million "Tackling Inactivity and Economic Disadvantage" funding round in mid-April 2017 for projects that target inactive people who have little income.

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Sport England Potentials Fund

Amount: up to £50,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Sat 16th September, 2017

Organisations that can demonstrate their ability to deliver quality volunteering opportunities have until the 24th April 2017 to apply to Sport England's new Potentials Fund.

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The Mick George Community Fund

Amount: £5,000 to £50,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Wed 27th September, 2017

The Mick George Community Fund has roughly £200,000 available to community projects that meet the criteria per year. In order to submit a loan application all projects must be located within the vicinity of a Mick George site and operating area.

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The Greggs Foundation – Local Community Project Fund

Amount: up to £2,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Fri 29th September, 2017

The Local Community Projects Fund helps organisations based in local communities to deliver projects or provide equipment to people in need at the heart of our local communities. The programme is administered by seven charity committees throughout England, Wales and Scotland.

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Play Tennis Fund

Amount: up to £5,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Fri 3rd November, 2017

The Play Tennis Fund is a small grants funding scheme aimed at supporting the tennis network across Britain in establishing effective local projects to grow tennis participation. Projects can apply for a maximum of £5,000 from the Play Tennis Fund and can target any age group of participants from 12 years of age upwards.

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SUEZ Landfill Communities Fund

Amount: £1 to £50,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Fri 10th November, 2017

SUEZ Communities Trust provides funds to not-for-profit organisations to undertake work that is eligible under the Landfill Communities Fund (LCF). Applications are considered for three areas of work which qualify for funding through the LCF.

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Persimmon Healthy Communities

Amount: £750 to £200,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Sun 31st December, 2017

Persimmon Healthy Communities supports sport for young people in England, Wales and Scotland.

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Charnwood Borough Council Funding

Amount: up to £1,500

Deadline: 11:59pm - Tue 6th February, 2018

Funding is available through four different grants.

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Department of Health Funding for Childrens Activity and Sports Prostheses

Amount: up to £5,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Thu 1st March, 2018

The Department of Health has made the decision to fully fund sports and activity prostheses for children in England who have suffered from limb loss or were born with a limb deficiency. Up until now, there has been no dedicated funding available for children's activity or sports limbs.

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Masonic Charitable Foundation: Community Support Grants

Amount: up to £20,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Sun 1st April, 2018

WE PROVIDE SUPPORT TO FREEMASONS, THEIR FAMILIES AND THE WIDER COMMUNITY

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Sport England - Small Grants

Amount: £300 to £10,000

Funding for not-for-profit organisations to help more people take up and keep a sporting habit for life.

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Women's Sport Trust

Amount: £500 to £5,000

Women's Sport Trust offer an annual grants scheme and also hold a small Quick Reaction Fund (QRF).

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Santander Foundation

Amount: up to £10,000

The Santander Foundation has two grants programmes to help disadvantaged people in the UK

Partners

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

Partners

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