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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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Comic Relief Core Strength - Local Communities

Amount: £1,000 to £5,000

Deadline: 12:00am - Thu 31st May, 2018

This 12 month programme is responding to the growing need of small locally led groups to cover their day to day costs. The aim is to 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.

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Grassroots Campaign

Amount: up to £750

Deadline: 11:45pm - Thu 31st May, 2018

Gforce sportswear are once again urging local sports clubs and teams across the Midlands to apply to their Grassroots campaign to be in with a the chance to secure funding to support their sporting aims and aspirations.

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Year Of Young People National Lottery Fund

Amount: £3,000 to £10,000

Deadline: 12:00am - Fri 1st June, 2018

The Year of Young People National Lottery Fund will award grants for heritage, sports and community projects, supporting young people aged 8 – 26 years old to improve their wellbeing and inspiring them to lead active lives.

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The Hilden Charitable Fund - Summer Play Schemes

Deadline: 11:45pm - Fri 1st June, 2018

The Fund has allocated a small budget to help community groups run summer play schemes for disadvantaged communities.

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HS2 Community and Environment Fund

Round Deadline: 12:13pm - Mon 11th June, 2018

The CEF fund has been created to add benefit over and above committed mitigation and statutory compensation to communities along the route that are demonstrably disrupted by the construction of Phase One of HS2 from London to West Midlands.

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Comic Relief - Safe, Secure and Settled Fund

Amount: £100,000 to £500,000

Deadline: 9:00am - Thu 14th June, 2018

Grants are available for projects in the UK, India, South Africa, Brazil and Kenya that are using sport to improve the lives of children and young people (up to 25 years) who are homeless or living in temporary accommodation to gain skills to lead safe and positive lives.

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Suez Landfill Communities Fund

Amount: up to £50,000

Round Deadline: 3:17pm - Wed 20th June, 2018

SUEZ Communities Trust provides funds to not-for-profit organisations to undertake work that is eligible under the Landfill Communities Fund (LCF).

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Garfield Weston Anniversary Fund

Amount: £30,000 to £150,000

Deadline: 12:00am - Sat 30th June, 2018

A simple one-step process grant to provide new or improve existing community facilities.

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Charnwood Borough Council - Coach/Official Education Grants

Amount: up to £250

Round Deadline: 12:00am - Tue 24th July, 2018

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

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Charnwood Borough Council - Sports Facilities Grants

Amount: up to £1,500

Round Deadline: 12:00am - Tue 24th July, 2018

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

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Charnwood Borough Council - Talent Support Grants

Amount: up to £250

Round Deadline: 12:00am - Tue 24th July, 2018

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

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Cash4Clubs

Amount: £500 to £1,000

Round Deadline: 9:00am - Mon 6th August, 2018

Sport in the community is about local people, local facilities, local groups and organisations working together to provide opportunities to enjoy sport.

Betfair and SportsAid recognise the importance of community sport, so Cash 4 Clubs has been set up to facilitate fundraising for community sports clubs throughout the country.

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People's Postcode Trust

Amount: £500 to £10,000

Deadline: 12:00am - Wed 15th August, 2018

Since 2009, People’s Postcode Trust has awarded more than £14m to over 1800 projects across Great Britain. In 2017 People’s Postcode Trust awarded just over £3.2 million to over 230 organisations working to make a difference for people across the country.

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Transforming British Tennis Together Fund

Round Deadline: 12:00am - Fri 28th September, 2018

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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Les Mills Fund for Children

Amount: up to £5,000

Deadline: 1:00am - Tue 9th October, 2018

Our mission is to create a healthier and fitter planet and we want to make the opportunity available to everyone. Unfortunately, this isn’t always a reality so we want to do our bit to ensure as many children as we can get the opportunity to grow up healthy, fit and most importantly, happy.

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The Magic Little Grants Fund

Amount: up to £500

Round Deadline: 12:00am - Wed 31st October, 2018

Localgiving's Magic Little Grants scheme provides small unrestricted grants on behalf of grant makers to local charities and community groups to support their vital work.

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SHIRE Community Grant

Amount: up to £10,000

Deadline: 11:45pm - Mon 12th November, 2018

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.

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East Midlands Airport Community Fund

Amount: up to £2,000

Deadline: 1:00am - Tue 1st January, 2019

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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Charnwood Borough Council - Sports Development Grants

Amount: up to £250

Deadline: 1:00am - Sat 5th January, 2019

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

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Leicester City Council Sport & Physical Activity Grants 2018

Amount: £100 to £1,000

Deadline: 11:45pm - Thu 17th January, 2019

Leicester City Council have created a funding program
that is offering sport clubs, individuals, coaches the
opportunity to improve their infrastructure as well as
increase the number of people engaged and sustained in
sports and physical activity.

Partners

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

Partners

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