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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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Sport England's Tackling Inactivity and Economic Disadvantage Fund

Amount: £1,000 to £500,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Mon 6th November, 2017

New £3 million fund for projects that support inactive people from lower socio-economic groups in England by engaging with them through sport and physical activity.

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Comic Relief - Try for Change – Large Grants Programme

Amount: up to £100,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Mon 2nd October, 2017

Recognising the positive impact rugby union and its values can have on individuals and communities, Comic Relief and England Rugby are working in partnership to deliver the Try for Change Fund

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Transforming British Tennis Together Fund

Round Deadline: 12:00am - Tue 31st October, 2017

Together we can transform British Tennis, if you can bring together local partners, are committed to making a difference and if you have the vision we want to hear from you.

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East Midlands Airport Sponsorship Fund

Amount: up to £200

East Midlands Airport also have a Sponsorship Fund, a large number of requests are received and they try to support as many as possible.

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East Midlands Airport Community Fund

Amount: up to £2,000

Round Deadline: 12:00am - Fri 10th November, 2017

The Community Fund awards grants to support eligible projects that have a long-lasting community, social or environmental benefit and can award a maximum of £2,000 per application.

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Comic Relief Fund: Core Strength – Local Communities

Amount: £1,000 to £5,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Thu 26th October, 2017

This 12 month programme will provide funding for groups’ core costs – meaning expenditure that is not connected to delivering projects but focusing on investing in the organisation as a whole, such as basic running costs (e.g. rent/overheads of office, core staff such as administrators, staff/volunteer training, business planning or development).

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Aviva Community Fund

Amount: up to £25,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Tue 10th October, 2017

The Aviva Community Fund offers you the chance to get funding from £1,000 up to £25,000 for an important cause in your community.

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VCSE Health and wellbeing fund 2017 to 2018

Amount: up to £300,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Tue 21st November, 2017

The Department of Health and Public Health England are inviting applications from voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations to apply for the Health and Wellbeing Fund on social prescribing. They have produced and information pack for organisations considering an application together with an application form.

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Heart Research UK and Subway Healthy Heart Grant

Amount: up to £10,000

Deadline: 11:59pm - Tue 14th November, 2017

These Heart Research UK and Subway® Healthy Heart Grants are available thanks to the fundraising done in Subway® stores and through the Subway Helping Hearts™ Family 5Ks. They are available for new, original and innovative projects that actively promote Heart Health and help to prevent, or reduce, the risk of heart disease near you.

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Transform Foundation - Facebook and Website Grants

The Transform Foundation provides grants for charities to develop an effective social media and web presence with the aim of developing future funding streams.

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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 Police and Crime Commissioner's Prevention Fund 2017/2018

Round Deadline: 12:00am - Tue 31st October, 2017

The Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner has set aside £250,000 of his 2017/18 budget to create a Prevention Fund that will support third sector organisations in Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland to keep communities safe and healthy.

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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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Screwfix Foundation

The Screwfix Foundation is a registered charity set up in 2013. We have a clear purpose of raising funds to support projects that will fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and community facilities for those in need throughout the UK.

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WHSmith Trust Community Grant

Amount: up to £500

WHSmith donates proceeds from the compulsory carrier bag levies to charitable causes.

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Heritage Lottery Fund

Our heritage should be protected for the future, and our aim is that everyone should have the chance to explore and look after it..

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UK Community Foundations Network

Community Foundations harness the generosity of individuals, families and businesses to support local communities and thousands of people in need.

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Tesco Bag's of Help

Amount: up to £4,000

Bags of Help is Tesco’s exciting local community grant scheme where the money raised from the 5p bag charge is being used to fund thousands of local projects in communities right across the UK.

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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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Captain Scott Society - Spirit of Adventure Award

Amount: up to £2,500

The scheme is intended to support groups undertaking adventurous endeavours. In particular, the scheme wishes to fund adventurous "firsts", which have not previously been attempted.

Partners

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

Partners

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