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.

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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British Rowing - Club Emergency Fund

British Rowing - Club Emergency Fund

1:00am - Mon 1st February, 2021

The Club Emergency Fund aims to support affiliated clubs in the most need and whose future may be in jeopardy due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

National Lottery - Local Connections Fund

National Lottery - Local Connections Fund

£300 to £2,500

1:00am - Tue 26th January, 2021

The Local Connections Fund is a new £4 million fund to help charities and community groups in England that are working to reduce loneliness by helping them build connections across their communities.

Angling Trust 'Get Fishing Fund' - Large Grants

Angling Trust 'Get Fishing Fund' - Large Grants

up to £5,000

1:00am - Fri 12th March, 2021

The Get Fishing Large Grants are in place to support organisations deliver a programme of angling activities throughout 2021, with the aim to get more people into and retain them in the sport.

Angling Trust 'Get Fishing Fund' - Small Grants

Angling Trust 'Get Fishing Fund' - Small Grants

up to £500

1:00am - Fri 12th March, 2021

The Get Fishing Small Grants are there to support organisations deliver angling events and activities throughout 2021.

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.

Masonic Charitable Foundation: Later Life Grants

Masonic Charitable Foundation: Later Life Grants

£1,000 to £60,000

1:00am - Mon 31st May, 2021

Grants can be offered to charities supporting socially isolated and lonely older people over the age of 50.

Masonic Charitable Foundation: Children & Young People Grants

Masonic Charitable Foundation: Children & Young People Grants

£1,000 to £60,000

1:00am - Mon 31st May, 2021

Grants can be offered to charities for projects that support disadvantaged and vulnerable children aged 0-18 and up to the age of 25 years for disabled young people.

The Leicestershire County Council Business Recovery Fund

The Leicestershire County Council Business Recovery Fund

£2,000 to £10,000

1:00am - Tue 1st June, 2021

The Leicestershire Business Recovery Fund has been launched to provide support for rural businesses and independent retail businesses, to enable them to overcome the impacts they may have faced, or are still facing, as a result of COVID-19.

BaseballSoftball UK Facilities Fund

BaseballSoftball UK Facilities Fund

up to £5,000

BaseballSoftballUK, the development agency for both sports in the United Kingdom, has launched its new Facilities Fund. BSUK has committed £10,000 per year to the Fund for the next five years, and Development Chartered clubs and leagues can apply for up to £5,000 in funding.

North West Leicestershire - Small Grants Scheme

North West Leicestershire - Small Grants Scheme

up to £500

Grants of up to £500 are available for new projects or one-off pieces of expenditure for equipment or other items, which will help your organisation to deliver an improved service to the community or just try something different.

North West Leicestershire - Coaching & Leadership Education Grant Scheme

North West Leicestershire - Coaching & Leadership Education Grant Scheme

up to £100

This grant scheme supports and encourages coaches, leaders and officials from North West Leicestershire to gain coaching, leadership and officiating qualifications.

North West Leicestershire - Talented Athlete Grant Scheme

North West Leicestershire - Talented Athlete Grant Scheme

up to £100

This scheme supports young talented athletes to keep pursing their sporting careers by providing finance to help with the associated costs.

Lutterworth Area Community Fund (previously Magna Park Community Fund)

Lutterworth Area Community Fund (previously Magna Park Community Fund)

£2,500 to £175,000

1:00am - Sat 1st November, 2025

GLP (formerly Gazeley) as developer and owner of Magna Park, in response to the on-going expansion of Magna Park has committed to establish a new Community Fund initiative to support community and voluntary organisations to deliver local projects within the geographical area surrounding Magna Park.

Coronavirus recovery and resilience grants

Coronavirus recovery and resilience grants

1:00am - Wed 31st March, 2021

You can get grants of up to £5,000 to fund innovative projects providing essential services or supporting communities in response to coronavirus.

Aviva Community Fund

Aviva Community Fund

up to £50,000

We’ve been running the Aviva Community Fund for over four years, and we’re proud to have helped thousands of small charities and good causes build stronger communities all across the UK.

And now, we’ve teamed up with Crowdfunder to give charities and community interest companies the opportunity to further build their capabilities, drive sustainable fundraising and leverage our talented and enthusiastic workforce to get their best and brightest ideas off the ground.

Leicestershire County Council Communities Fund

Leicestershire County Council Communities Fund

£500 to £1,500

1:00am - Fri 22nd January, 2021

Leicestershire County Council has opened round 3 of the fund to support community organisations affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Partners

  • Harborough LSA
    Active Leicester
  • NWL LSA
    Active Partnerships
  • Melton LSA
    Active Hinckley and Bosworth
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Charnwood LSA
  • Equality Standard
    Sport England
  • Safeguarding
    Blaby LSA
  • Active Oadby and Wigston
    Active Rutland