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RYA Foundation

Summary: Grants are available for sailing clubs in the UK to promote participation in boating by those who are disadvantaged by reason of youth, age, infirmity or disability, financial hardship or social circumstances.

About RYA Foundation

The Foundation seeks to promote participation in boating for those who may otherwise find it difficult to partake in the sport due to age, infirmity or disability, financial hardship or social circumstances. Grants are available for:

  • Volunteer recruitment.
  • Training.
  • Provision for children and young people.
  • Equipment provision.

Funding is available for the following:

  • Volunteer recruitment - applications will be considered for:
    • Activities that seek to increase the number and capacity of volunteers to assist with boating for disadvantaged people.
  • Training - applications will be considered for:
    • Activities that raise members' awareness of issues surrounding disability and other disadvantages affecting participation in boating.
    • Activities that seek to increase the participation of disadvantaged people in assisting others to sail.
    • Activities that require the involvement of RYA-qualified instructors to increase on-water activity.
  • Provision for children and young people - applications will be considered for activities with people aged from five to 21 years which:
    • Encourage the involvement in boating of pupils of schools which make provision for disadvantaged people.
    • Encourage the involvement of young people in the sailing activities of mainstream organisations.
    • Encourage organisations for young people to develop sailing activities.
  • Equipment provision - applications will be considered for grant-aid towards the provision of:
    • Boats and equipment.
    • Items which increase opportunities for people to participate in boating.
    • Minor adaptations to buildings, equipment, or boats to improve use by people with disabilities.
    • The provision of equipment for the use when boating of people with disabilities.

Grant applications for volunteer recruitment and training should clearly state the nature of the need for the activity, the manner in which the need will be addressed, and the use of funds.

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Partners

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

Partners

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