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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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Boccia England Development Grants

Amount: £50 to £125

Through achieving Boccia England’s Club Accreditation at Level 1 or 2, clubs are eligible to access funding from Boccia England to support volunteers and coaches within their club to obtain a Level 1 or 2 Boccia Coaching Qualification, an Officials Qualification, Safeguarding and Child Protection Certificate or other relevant courses.

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National Deaf Children’s Society Coach Bursary Scheme

Our Coach Bursary Scheme supports deaf young people gain sports coaching qualifications and encourages them to lead sports activities for other deaf children and young people.

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Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation - Donor Matching Scheme

Amount: up to £3,000

Grants are available to local charitable groups for small local projects that benefit the communities of Leicestershire and Rutland.

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Awards for All England

Amount: £300 to £10,000

Financial assistance is available for voluntary groups, schools, local authorities and health bodies in England to carry out projects that will improve their local community.

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Reaching Communities Buildings

Amount: £100,000

Funding is available to replace or improve existing community buildings that will help people and communities most in need in the most deprived ‘Lower Super Output Areas’ in England.

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Reaching Communities England

Amount: £10,000 to £500,000

Grants available for projects which encourage voluntary and community organisations to identify their own local ideas for funding. It will support projects that improve the quality of life in communities across England, offering help where it is most needed.

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Screwfix Foundation

Screwfix Foundation are offering funding to registered charities to fix/maintain/improve community facilities within the UK.

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True Colours Trust

Trustees of the Trust are committed to supporting a large number of excellent local organisations and projects that support disabled children and their families on a daily basis.

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Clothworkers' Foundation – UK

The Clothworkers’ Foundation aims through its funding to improve the quality of life, particularly for people and communities facing disadvantage.

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East Midlands Netball Grant

East Midlands Netball will support their affiliated members by providing subsidies and mentoring opportunities to help develop coaches; tutors; umpires; volunteers and players across the region.

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Big Potential

Amount: £20,000 to £150,000

Big Potential, a BIG Lottery Fund grant fund, will deliver approximately £20m of grant funding over 3 years to eligible VCSE organisations with the aim of improving the sustainability, capacity and scale of VCSE organisations in order that they may deliver greater social impact.

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Active Harborough District Sports Club Grant

Amount: up to £250

Active Harborough District have grants of up to £250 available for sports clubs and organisations in the Harborough District. If your club needs funding for equipment, qualifications, expansion or something else, find out if you are eligible and apply using the pack.

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Variety - Grants for Equipment, Playgrounds and Youth Clubs

Amount: £100 to £6,000

We’re here to help improve the care and ease the burden of looking after a child who is seriously ill or disabled. In a deprived inner city environment, it can sometimes seem the only option. So, having somewhere to hang out with friends is vital. Taking part in challenging activities often provides life-changing experiences. Every parent and grandparent knows the value of a good playground for keeping young ones occupied and exercised.

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Rugby Football Foundation: Groundmatch Grants

Amount: £1,500 to £5,000

The Groundmatch Scheme provides easy-to-access grant funding for capital projects which contribute to the recruitment and retention of community rugby players.

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British Gymnastics Foundation - Hardship Fund

Amount: £20 to £5,000

The British Gymnastics Foundation is providing a new Hardship Grant to provide financial support to enable their members to continue to be involved in gymnastics.

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First-Utility Foundation

First Utility Foundation is currently accepting applications from UK registered charities whose work benefits vulnerable families and children, older people and disabled people within the UK

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THE ADAM MILLICHIP FOUNDATION

The Adam Millichip Foundation provides financial support to disabled people who wish to participate in sport, with the aim of improving the quality of their lives.

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MCDonald's UK Kit Scheme

The McDonald’s kit scheme is back. Last year alone nearly 5,000 accredited grassroots clubs across the UK have already received over 58,000 kits. All eligible accredited clubs (with at least one youth team) will be contacted by their respective football association directly with a redemption code. Visit http://www.mcdonalds.co.uk/ukhome/Sport/Football/LetsPlay/kit-scheme.html for more information.

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Playing Fields Legacy Fund

Amount: up to £10,000

The Playing Fields Legacy Fund is a small charity established to get more people, especially the young and disadvantaged, playing sport through more effective use of playing fields. They offer grants of up to £10,000 to stimulate new investment in playing fields, including funding for drainage, levelling, returfing, ATPs, MUGAs and pavilions.

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Waitrose Community Matters

Amount: £100 to £300

Community Matters is an initiative to enable Waitrose branches to support local communities and application forms can be found on the front of the Community Matters token collection points in Waitrose Branches.

Grants are available for: Welfare organisations, community groups, clubs, schools, local divisions of national charities, local charities

Partners

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

Partners

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