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.

Receive our 'Clubs & Funding Newsletter' - highlighting the most recent and suitable funds available. You will need to register/login, go to your 'Dashboard', then 'Account' and 'Email and Sharing' to update which Newsletters you would like to receive.

Local, Regional and National funding sources can added to the Funding Finder. To submit a funding source, you will first need to register/login and click 'Add Fund.' All submissions will be approved by LRS prior to becoming live. LRS excludes all responsibility for the sources added by 3rd party organisations.

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Made by Sport - Clubs in Crisis Fund (Youth Sport Fund)

Made by Sport - Clubs in Crisis Fund (Youth Sport Fund)

up to £2,021

5:00pm - Fri 14th May, 2021

The brand new fund, supported by Cash4Clubs, will provide over £4million worth of funding to grassroots clubs and organisations.

This fund is for sports clubs or organisations working with young people aged 5-25 years who can demonstrate how they use sport to deliver on wider social outcomes and have been adversely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Green Belle

Green Belle

£1,000 to £7,000

Phase 2 of Green BELLE is now open – offering grants from £1,000 to £7,000 to eligible SMEs in Leicester and Leicestershire towards the cost of energy efficiency measures.

Sport England Community Leisure Recovery Fund

Sport England Community Leisure Recovery Fund

up to £50,000

12:00pm - Thu 29th April, 2021

The Community Leisure Recovery Fund (CLRF) aims to support community-run leisure centres in England with £5 million of National Lottery investment to assist the reopening and recovery of their services.

Arnold Clark Community Fund

Arnold Clark Community Fund

£100 to £1,000

1:00am - Mon 31st May, 2021

The Arnold Clark Community Fund will be open to all UK registered charities and local community groups who need financial assistance due to the coronavirus pandemic.

At the end of each month, 500 applications will be granted funding.

England Athletics Facilities Support Fund

England Athletics Facilities Support Fund

£500 to £5,000

1:00am - Fri 23rd April, 2021

Facilities Improvement Fund for affiliated clubs and facility owners / operators to access as we look towards the start of the new outdoor season.

The over-arching aim of this fund is to support clubs to become safe, sustainable and welcoming so they can be the best they can be and create vibrant environments for their members.

Lloyds Bank Foundation

Lloyds Bank Foundation

up to £50,000

We partner with small and local charities across England and Wales, helping people overcome complex social issues. We’re an independent charitable trust funded by the profits of Lloyds Banking Group.

Football Foundation - Small Grants

Football Foundation - Small Grants

up to £25,000

Small grants scheme offers grants of up to £25,000 for items that will help support your club from the restart and beyond. Whether you want to score your goals in style with some new goalposts or need some new maintenance machinery to keep your groundsman happy.

Football Foundation - Grass Pitch Maintenance Fund

Football Foundation - Grass Pitch Maintenance Fund

up to £2,500

The Grass Pitch Maintenance Fund is a £14m fund that provides eligible clubs and leagues with a tapered six-year grant to help them sustain pitches already at a 'good' level and enhance pitches that are either considered 'poor' or 'basic'.

England Athletics Club Support Fund

England Athletics Club Support Fund

£500 to £5,000

1:00am - Fri 14th January, 2022

Our Club Support Fund aims to provide financial assistance for the athletics and running community.

Charity Link

Charity Link

up to £500

The Charity Link Small Grants Scheme offers grants of up to £500 to charitable organisations in Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire.

Anthony Joshua Fund

Anthony Joshua Fund

The Anthony Joshua Fund has been set up to help England Boxing member clubs thanks to a generous donation from the WBA, IBF, WBO and IBO world champion.

RFU Emergency Support Loan

RFU Emergency Support Loan

£2,000 to £10,000

Coronavirus has had a big impact on the sport and we know things have been tough for clubs. The RFU have, therefore, created an Emergency Loan Scheme to support the game at this challenging time.

Volleyball England Foundation: Club/Group Grants

Volleyball England Foundation: Club/Group Grants

up to £1,000

1:00am - Fri 31st December, 2021

The Volleyball England Foundation aims to provide financial support to help develop, educate and promote the health of individuals and groups through volleyball.

ECB & LV Funds for Runs

ECB & LV Funds for Runs

£1,000 to £3,000

1:00am - Thu 30th September, 2021

#Funds4Runs is a £1million community fund created to financially support areas of the recreational cricket game that have been impacted by COVID-19.

Power to Change - Community Business Crowdmatch

Power to Change - Community Business Crowdmatch

up to £10,000

Power to Change has teamed up with Crowdfunder to launch Community Business Crowdmatch. Crowdmatch provides an incentive to maximise your crowdfunding campaign by match-funding what you raise from a crowd, up to £10,000.

Sport England - Small Grants

Sport England - Small Grants

£300 to £10,000

Sport England Small Grants uses Lottery funding to make awards of between £300 and £10,000 to not-for-profit organisations to help more young people (aged 14+) and adults take and keep a sporting habit for life.

Football Stadia Improvement Fund

Football Stadia Improvement Fund

up to £750,000

Funded by the Premier League, the Football Stadia Improvement Fund awards capital grants to EFL, National League, Women's Pyramid and Welsh Premier League down to the lower levels of the FA National League System.

Premier League Fans Fund

Premier League Fans Fund

up to £50,000

A commitment from the Premier League to fund projects and organisations that improve the relationship between fans and their clubs.

Voice4Change England - Covid-19 Grants Programme

Voice4Change England - Covid-19 Grants Programme

£5,000 to £10,000

This fund is for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community groups and organisations, working to deliver COVID-19 services in England.

Grassroots Football Fund

Grassroots Football Fund

Grassroots Football have teamed up with the Utilita Energy High 5 movement to launch the Grassroots Fund, providing support to grassroots clubs, leagues and volunteers who need the help.

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