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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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THE RICHARD OVERALL TRUST

The aim of the Trust is to advance the physical education of disabled young individuals and groups through the provision of grants to allow their participation in or attendance at sporting activities, or the purchase of equipment for sporting events or activities.

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Julie Tullis Memorial Award

Grant to assist mountaineers to achieve their climbing or mountaineering ambitions

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Dream it, Believe it, Achieve it - Junior Kit Scheme

Provides funds for clubs or schools which are struggling to find funds to buy new kit for their youth teams.

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Cyclists Fighting Cancer

Primarily encourage exercise and activity for the child surviving cancer

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Coalfields Regeneration Trust: Community Grants

Amount: £500 to £10,000

The Coalfields Community Grants programme provides funding from £500 to £10,000 to organisations who will make a positive difference in their community

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BBC's Children in Need grants programme

Open to organisations working with young people who are 18 years and under and are disadvantaged

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UnLtd - SUPPORT FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS AT VARIOUS STAGES OF THEIR JOURNEY

Help individuals develop project ideas within their local community

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Give & Win

Give and Win Sport is an online fundraising lottery set up to help grassroots sports clubs thrive.

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Market Harborough Charitable Fund

Amount: £250 to £2,000

In order to further support local communities in Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland, Market Harborough Building Society created its own Charitable Foundation in 1999.

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Leicestershire and Rutland Playing Fields Association Starter Grants

Amount: up to £500

Grant to help with starting a new sport at your club; setting up a new team; encouraging a different group of people to take part in sport; or developing new skills such as coaching

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Joanna Brown Trust

Amount: £100 to £1,000

The Joanna Brown Trust provides talented young athletes from across the UK with financial support to help them excel in their chosen sports.

In addition to our funding partnerships with Sport Islington and Sports Aid, The Joanna Brown Trust welcomes applications for grant funding from young people participating in sport.

To apply for a grant from The Joanna Brown Trust please send an email or letter outlining why you should be awarded a grant, how you would use it and how it would benefit you in your chosen sport.

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Sports Aid

SportsAid Awards help Athletes to meet essential costs such as travel, training, accommodation, competition fees and equipment.

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WheelPower Wheel Appeal

Amount: up to £1,500

Provides 'standard' manual sports wheelchairs or grants towards 'bespoke' sports wheelchairs

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Discovery Grants

Amount: up to £5,000

Grants must directly benefit disadvantaged people in the UK and must be for something that is wholly charitable. Funding is available to cover part time salaries, equipment or materials but is for one year and must deliver a local project, not a national initiative. We aim to fund a complete item rather than simply make a contribution to an appeal.

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Blaby LSA Talented Athlete Support Scheme

Amount: up to £100

As part of the Blaby District Local Sports Alliance's commitment to supporting and developing local talented athletes, the Blaby Talented Athlete Support Scheme aims to support talented sports performers in the Blaby District and encourage them to develop to their full potential.

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The Market Harborough and the Bowden's Charity

The Charity was formed in July 1994 by the amalgamation of three much older charities, The Market Harborough Town Estate and Bates Charity, The Little Bowden Charity and The Town Lands (Great Bowden) Charity.

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The Bernard Sunley Charitable Foundation

Amount: £25,000

The Bernard Sunley Charitable Foundation (BSCF) was established in 1960 and is a general grant making trust.

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Football Foundation Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund Small Grants Scheme

Amount: £1,000 to £10,000

The Premier League and The FA Facilities Fund Small Grants Scheme awards grants of up to £10,000 for the provision of capital items, or to refurbish/improve existing facilities.

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The Bramley Fund

Amount: up to £100

The aim of the Bramley Fund is to support communities in Nottingham City and the Nottinghamshire County by making grants available to grow apple trees in gardens, allotments and green spaces.

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Foyle Foundation Small Grants Scheme

Amount: £1,000 to £10,000

Our Small Grants Scheme is designed to support smaller charities in the UK, especially those working at grass roots and local community level, in any field, across a wide range of activities.

Partners

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

Partners

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