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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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Sporting Lives (Heritage Lottery)

Amount: £3,000

Home to some of the country’s most successful teams, and the odd unusual local tradition, the East Midlands has a proud sporting history.

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Persimmon Community Champions

Amount: up to £1,000

Persimmon Community Champions is here to help local community groups, good causes and charities and can donate up to £1000 to local UK groups and charities, which have already raised vital funds themselves.

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Backing The Best

• Backing the Best has been developed to support talented young athletes who, because of their family's financial situation, might not get the opportunity to fulfil their sporting potential.
• Backing the Best will help England to develop talent from areas that it might otherwise miss out on. It will help athletes with limited resources realise their potential without having to worry about petrol costs, hotel stays, kit, or even the most basic tools – such as trainers or the right food and nutrition.
• Priority for disabled athletes, females and those from BME backgrounds.

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Carriers for Causes

Amount: up to £1,000

Grants of up to £1,000 available to give good causes within a two mile radius of a One Stop store. The grants will be available to support projects that benefit local communities - helping to improve lives and local places.

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EMD Open Bursary

Amount: up to £150

Our training grant (we call it our Open Bursary) offers financial support to passionate fitness teachers and instructors hoping to develop their career in the fitness industry.

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Angling Improvement Fund

Amount: up to £10,000

The Angling Trust is inviting applications for a share of £200,000 to help fund projects to manage fish predation and improve ‘access for all’ at fisheries.

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Prince's Trust Development Awards

Amount: up to £500

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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Bowls England Coaching Bursary

Coaching Bursary Scheme to assist members of affiliated clubs who wish to obtain a Coach Bowls qualification.

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Tom Blunn Fund

Application for financial assistance for Administrators including Umpires, Referees, Coaches, Organisers and Development Officers, towards costs to gain experience or represent England overseas, who might otherwise not attend because of costs.

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Jack Petchey Foundation

The Jack Petchey Foundation wants to support young people who volunteer their free time to help others in need.

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Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner Community Fund

A new fund launched by Herts Police and Crime Commissioner that
provides financial support for schemes that aim to make communities
safer.

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England Golf Trust

The England Golf Trust (previously known as the EWGA Trust) is a charitable organisation, helping young people in financial need who, without its support, would not be able to play golf.

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Inspire Awards - Small Grant Scheme (JHMT)

Amount: up to £500

The Inspire Awards will provide financial assistance to young people aged 13 to 21 years old.

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UKCC subsidy for coaches

UKCC subsidy for coaches is a funding initiative provided by sportscotland to help fund coaches through different sports at different levels.

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Sir Andrew Martin Trust Grant

Amount: £100 to £1,000

The Sir Andrew Martin Trust aims to reward skilled young people and youth organisations in the area.

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Samworth Brothers 'Sports Opportunity' Fund

Samworth Brothers are offering grants to help develop local sports projects.

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Club Cashback Scheme

The Club Cashback Scheme is a partnership between the Foundation and Club Website to support local clubs, raise much needed funds, and ensure future sustainability within the grassroots game.

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Respect Scheme

The FA and Foundation’s Respect barriers and Respect packs (made up of captains’ armbands, marshals’ bibs and Respect Signage) are available to football leagues and clubs to ensure there is good behaviour by players and parents alike in the grassroots game, with money provided by The FA and vouchers supplied by the Foundation.

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Boost Charitable Trust

Amount: up to £500

The Trust supports charities or non-profit making organisations with a focus on sport. All of its activities are designed to champion the disabled and disadvantaged and to inspire them to overcome their challenges through sport.

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Central Social and Recreational Trust

Amount: up to £1,000

Grants are available for sports clubs and organisations in the UK to provide or assist in the provision of facilities for recreation or other leisure time occupation for the benefit of disadvantaged children who are under the age of 21 years.

Partners

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

Partners

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