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Funding Finder

  • Funding

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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Charnwood Borough Council - Coach/Official Education Grants

up to £250

12:00am - Tue 26th March, 2019

Coach/Official Education Grants to assist with education/training course fees.

Charnwood Borough Council - Sports Development Grants

up to £250

12:00am - Tue 26th March, 2019

Assistance with providing opportunities that will benefit residents of Charnwood and will normally be located within the Borough boundary.

Charnwood Borough Council - Sports Facilities Grants

up to £1,500

12:00am - Tue 26th March, 2019

Assistance in providing, improving or retaining essential playing facilities and ancillary accommodations.

Charnwood Borough Council - Talent Support Grants

up to £250

12:00am - Tue 26th March, 2019

Essential items of equipment/clothing required to compete and train.

BlueSpark Foundation

£2,000 to £5,000

8:36am - Wed 17th April, 2019

BlueSpark Foundation is a registered charity which supports the education and development of children and young people by providing grants for educational, cultural, sporting and other projects.

Building Futures competition

1:00am - Wed 1st May, 2019

In 2019 we're giving away over £1 million to support children in health, sport, education and the arts through our brand new Building Futures competition.

Canoe Polo Grants

11:25am - Tue 2nd July, 2019

The BC canoe polo committee has been awarding small grants to clubs and organisations for several years for projects that help expand the number of available facilities that can be used to host regional and national events as well as projects that will increase participation in canoe polo.

Mick George Community Fund

£10,000 to £50,000

1:00am - Wed 4th September, 2019

The Fund supports projects located in proximity to our donor’s (Mick George Ltd and recently acquired Frimstone Ltd) landfill sites and other waste treatment sites situated throughout the East Midlands and Anglian regions.

SHIRE Community Grant

up to £10,000

11:45pm - Tue 12th November, 2019

To help deliver the priorities of Leicestershire County Council's Communities Strategy, the SHIRE Community Grant programme will enable voluntary and community sector organisations (including social enterprises and Town/Parish Councils) to deliver community-based projects, services and activities which help to improve the lives of vulnerable people in Leicestershire.


12:00am - Tue 31st December, 2019

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Loughborough University Donations Fund

up to £750

1:00am - Tue 31st December, 2019

Each year Loughborough University sets aside a budget for its Community Donations Fund to provide financial support to community groups and organisations across Charnwood.

Persimmon Homes Building Futures

up to £100,000

1:00am - Thu 31st December, 2020

To support you in Sport, Education, Health & Arts

Intelligent Energy Charitable Trust

1:00am - Thu 31st December, 2020

Intelligent Energy, the Loughborough based fuel cell engineering company, have launched a £100,000 Charitable Trust Fund to benefit local community groups and organisations in the Charnwood area.

Football Foundation - Grow the Game

1:00am - Thu 31st December, 2020

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.

RLWC2021 Capital Grants Programme


1:00am - Sat 23rd October, 2021

The Programme is focused on funding for
facilities and equipment. We want to work with: Any organisation that is developing Rugby League activity in their community.

British Cycling - The Places to Ride Programme

1:00am - Fri 31st December, 2021

The Places to Ride programme will fund the development of new or the improvement of existing cycling facilities in communities across England.

Santander Foundation

up to £10,000

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

People's Health Trust - Active Communities

£5,000 to £50,000

Local groups and organisations with great ideas to make their communities even better places to live are now invited to apply for funding to turn their ideas into reality.

The Astor Foundation

£250 to £1,500

Grants given for a wide range of Charitable Objectives

ASDA Foundation

Asda foundation has 5 streams of funding available.

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport is not responsible for the accuracy of information provided by third-parties and accepts no liability relating to any information contained on the site. If any contact details have been provided, It is recommended that you contact them directly.


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