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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.

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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John Merricks Sailing Trust

Supporting youth sailing

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Alec Dickson Trust

Amount: up to £500

Supports young people (under 30) in the UK who want to use volunteering or community service to set up something new in their community.

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Eric Twiname Trust

Grants to support young sailors.

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Wooden Spoon: The Children’s Charity for Rugby

Their main beneficiaries are under 25 years of age and disadvantaged by way of physical or mental disability or social deprivation – or any combination of the three. Please ensure you read the Wooden Spoon project criteria before applying.

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The Princes Trust Development Award

Our Development Awards can help to cover costs such as: course fees, transport or equipment to help you achieve your plan to get into education, training or employment.

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Advanced Learning Loans for Level 3 or 4 courses

Amount: £300

Apply for a 24+ Advanced Learning Loan to help with the costs of a course at a college or training provider if you’re 24 or older. The course must be an eligible Level 3 or 4 course. Courses are paid for by a loan scheme, for which monthly re-payments are due only when you are earning over £21,000 per annum.

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Budweiser Club Futures

Amount: £50,000 to £100,000

The programme aims to help clubs become more financially sustainable and play a bigger role in their local community. This is aimed at Football Clubs (non –league clubs in steps 5-7) with funding available between £50,000 to £100,000.

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Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASC)

This HM Revenue & Customs website outlines tax-break opportunities for community sports clubs.

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Interest Free Loans

Amount: up to £100,000

Rugby Football Foundation’s Interest Free Loan scheme provides up to £100,000 in an interest free loan to capital works to clubs at level 4 and below.

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Wells Sports Foundation

Amount: £500 to £2,000

Grants from £500 - £2,000 available for coaching & umpiring qualifications through your sports club to support development of children & young people.

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The National Hockey Foundation

Amount: £10,000 to £75,000

Grants of £10,000 - £75,000 available to organisations to grow hockey at youth or community level.

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The Shared Access Scheme

Free floodlights for local football clubs which will also house wireless antennae to enable broadband coverage.

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Woodward Charitable Trust

Amount: £100 to £5,000

Small grants, between £100-£5,000 (around 100 grants made per year) for social inclusion projects. Prospective applicants should be aware that less than 15% of the applications received are successful.

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Yapp Charitable Trust

Amount: up to £3,000

Make grants for running costs and salaries to small registered charities in England and Wales to help sustain their existing work.

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Key Fund

Amount: £5,000 to £150,000

Our central mission is to provide finance – flexible loans and grant/loan packages – to help community and social enterprises to start-up, become sustainable, or grow. It’s not just about the money. It’s also about providing the right kind of support to help our investees have the best possible chance of success.

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Sport England - Community Asset Fund

Amount: £1,000 to £150,000

Sport England's Community Asset Fund is a programme dedicated to enhancing the spaces in your local community that give people the opportunity to be active. There are a number of things that they want to achieve with this funding, but most importantly they want to help local organisations to create quality and financially sustainable facilities that benefit their community for years to come – which may mean providing help to get things up and running too.

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Barchester Charity Foundation - Reconnecting Disabled people with Local Community

Amount: £100 to £5,000

Barchester’s Charitable Foundation is a registered charity that helps older people and other adults with a disability across England, Scotland & Wales. This year our focus is about connecting or re-connecting people with others in their local community. Applications that combat loneliness and enable people to be active and engaged will receive our highest priority in 2017.

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The Paul Hamlyn Foundation Youth Work Grant

Amount: £10,000 to £60,000

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation (PHF) has a grant fund of £25m a year until 2021 and £4m a year has been set aside for projects focused on helping marginalised young people. Youth work organisations can apply to two new funds - a Youth Fund and a Growth Fund. The Youth Fund will provide grants of between £10,000 and £60,000 to go towards core operating costs.

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Magna Park Community Fund

Amount: £250 to £2,500

Funding from £250-£2500 is available.

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Birmingham and Black Country Communities Fund

Amount: up to £2,000

Birmingham and Black Country Communities Fund grants are awarded from the earnings of a number of endowment funds, which are created from contributions by individuals, companies and trusts and managed by Heart of England Community Foundation.

Partners

  • Equality Standard
    O&W LSA
    County Sport Network
    H&B LSA
    Melton LSA
  • Active Leicester
    Sport England
    Leicestershire County Council
    Charnwood LSA
    NWL LSA
  • Safeguarding
    Blaby LSA
    Active Rutland
    Harborough LSA

Partners

  • Equality Standard
    Safeguarding
  • Charnwood LSA
    Active Leicester
  • Melton LSA
    Blaby LSA
  • Active Rutland
    H&B LSA
  • NWL LSA
    County Sport Network
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Sport England
  • Harborough LSA
    O&W LSA