Funding Finder

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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 Community Emergency Fund *Temporarily Paused*

Sport England Community Emergency Fund *Temporarily Paused*

£300 to £10,000

1:00am - Fri 31st July, 2020

This new fund aims to help community sport and physical activity organisations who are experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

Leicester City Council Ward Grants

Leicester City Council Ward Grants

1:00am - Wed 30th September, 2020

Each ward in Leicester City has been allocated a yearly budget of £18,000 which can be used to support
projects that bring benefits to that ward.

Day Trip Grant

Day Trip Grant

12:00am - Sat 31st October, 2020

The Day Trip Grand provides grants for recreational and educational day trips for groups of children and young people aged 5-25 who have disabilities and life-limiting conditions in the UK.

Magic Little Grants Scheme 2020

Magic Little Grants Scheme 2020

1:00am - Sat 31st October, 2020

Grants of £500 will be available to small local charities and community groups for community projects in Great Britain that support and inspire people to participate in sports or exercise with the primary aim of improving their physical health.

Charnwood Borough Council - Coach/Official Education Grants

Charnwood Borough Council - Coach/Official Education Grants

up to £250

1:00am - Thu 31st December, 2020

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

Intelligent Energy Charitable Trust

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

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.

Charnwood Borough Council - Sports Development Grants

Charnwood Borough Council - Sports Development Grants

up to £250

1:00am - Thu 31st December, 2020

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

Charnwood Borough Council - Sports Facilities Grants

up to £1,500

1:00am - Thu 31st December, 2020

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

Charnwood Borough Council - Talent Support Grants

Charnwood Borough Council - Talent Support Grants

up to £250

1:00am - Thu 31st December, 2020

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

Persimmon Homes Community Champions

Persimmon Homes Community Champions

up to £1,000

1:00am - Thu 31st December, 2020

To support you in Sport, Education, Health & Arts

Persimmon Homes Building Futures

Persimmon Homes Building Futures

up to £100,000

1:00am - Thu 31st December, 2020

To support you in Sport, Education, Health & Arts

Mind - Coronavirus Mental Health Response Fund

Mind - Coronavirus Mental Health Response Fund

£20,000 to £50,000

1:00am - Thu 22nd April, 2021

Voluntary and community sector (VCS) organisations have a vital role working alongside our NHS colleagues to support anyone who has a mental health problem.

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, demand for mental health services is increasing.

To help VCS organisations based in England continue to provide mental health services - or provide additional support - organisations can apply for a Coronavirus Mental Health Response Fund (CMHRF) grant.

RLWC2021 Capital Grants Programme

RLWC2021 Capital Grants Programme

£1,000

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

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.

LTA - The Community Tennis Fund

LTA - The Community Tennis Fund

up to £250,000

Any registered venue that can demonstrate the ability to grow community participation through tennis facility development. This fund will be allocated throughout the year.

Sporting Capital Fund

Sporting Capital Fund

£50,000 to £150,000

A £3m fund, the first of its kind in the UK offers investment in the form of simple, flexible repayable loans of between £50k to £150k. These loans are designed to support the sustainable development of community sport clubs that deliver impact.

Torch Trophy Trust bursaries

Torch Trophy Trust bursaries

up to £1,000

Torch Trophy Trust bursaries provide financial support to individuals or groups wishing to undertake training to enhance their knowledge or improve their coaching skills to assist their club, organisation or community to develop their chosen sport.

Fields in Trust - Active Spaces programme

Fields in Trust - Active Spaces programme

up to £5,000

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.

Santander Foundation

Santander Foundation

up to £10,000

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

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Partners

  • NWL LSA
    Equality Standard
    Blaby LSA
    H&B LSA
    Active Leicester
  • Safeguarding
    Active Rutland
    Active Partnerships
    Sport England
    Melton LSA
  • Charnwood LSA
    Leicestershire County Council
    O&W LSA
    Harborough LSA

Partners

  • NWL LSA
    Equality Standard
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Active Partnerships
  • Blaby LSA
    Harborough LSA
  • Safeguarding
    Charnwood LSA
  • Active Rutland
    H&B LSA
  • Sport England
    Active Leicester
  • Melton LSA
    O&W LSA