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Overview

Amount Available
£300 to £10,000
Type of funding
Club, Group or Organisation
Funding for not-for-profit organisations to help more people take up and keep a sporting habit for life.

The Sport England Small Grants Programme uses Lottery funding to make awards to not-for-profit organisations to help more young people (aged 14+) and adults take and keep a sporting habit for life.

Criteria / Applicant Eligibility

  • Not for profit organisations and statutory bodies, for example; sports clubs, voluntary organisations, local authorities, schools or NGBs
  • Constitution stating not for profit and has charitable dissolution clause
  • Governing committee to include 3 non related or co-habiting partners

Outcomes / Objectives

  • Enhance the sporting experience for current participants (sustain or excel)
  • Increasing participant numbers (grow)
  • Priority given to increasing the number of adults participating in moderate intensity sports
  • Priority to reduce the drop off rates for 16 – 19 year olds, particularly in; Badminton, Basketball, Football, Hockey, Gymnastics, Netball, Rugby League, Rugby Union, and Tennis. Research shows that large numbers of young people stop playing sport at this age.
  • Projects must be focussed on sports recognised by Sport England.
  • Projects likely to receive funding include; after school club, additional equipment, a new team, multi sport taster sessions, sport in the community and a new club.

Deadline

  • Start date to be at least 10 weeks after submission of application form and documents.
  • Projects must be deliverable within 12 months of date of award letter.

Partners

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

Partners

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