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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 ACT Foundation

Amount: £2,500 to £100,000

ACT provides grants to individuals and other charities, principally in the UK, with the aim of enhancing the quality of life for people in need, (specifically the mentally and physically disabled).

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Lloyds Bank Foundation – Enable Grants

Amount: up to £15,000

Enable grants are up to a total of £15,000 over one or two years, and can reinvigorate charities through funding organisational improvements, development of areas such as leadership and governance, improved systems and demonstrating outcomes. These developments put charities in a stronger position to better deliver services and attract funding.

Applications for Enable grants are accepted on an ongoing basis, and applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application within six months of the application being received.

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Wilkinson’s Helping Hands Grants

Helping the local community is really important to us. If you're a local charity or community group in need of a helping hand, please visit your local wilko store to pick up an application form.

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The Taylor Family Foundation

Amount: up to £50,000

The objectives of the Taylor Family Foundation are to help and support children and young people, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds, in the areas of education, health, recreation and the performing arts.

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O2 Think Big

Amount: up to £300

Are you 13-25? Need money, support or training to help improve your community? We help young people launch ideas and programmes that use technology to benefit the places where they live. You provide the big idea, we provide £300 and the support to make it happen.

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The Discovery Foundation

Amount: up to £5,000

Discovery Grants of up to £5,000 are available to fund an activity which supports one or more of our three priority themes.

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National Lottery Good causes – Major Sporting Events

UK Sport works in partnership with sporting and regional partners to ensure that strategically important international sporting events are staged in the UK, to world leading standards

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The Asda Foundation

The Asda Foundation wants to have a strong reputation for managing, co-ordinating and delivering programmes which really make a significant difference to local communities and the people who live there.

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Funding for Football Facilities

Amount: £1,000 to £10,000

Not for profit organisations that are looking to refurbish their existing or develop new football facilities can apply for grants of up to £10,000 through the Football Foundation's Premier League & the FA Facilities Fund Small Grants Scheme.
The funding is available for the provision of capital items, or to refurbish/improve existing facilities.

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Zurich Community Trust - Local Grants Programme

Amount: £250 to £5,000

Grants are available for local voluntary organisations and charities that work with disadvantaged people and help them achieve a more fulfilling and independent lifestyle. 15-mile radius of Zurich office in B16 9PF grants are offered.

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J. Reginald Corah Foundation Fund

Grants for general charitable purposes in the city of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, including support for a range of charitable purposes including youth initiatives, education and training.

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Peter Cruddas Foundation

Supporting disadvantaged and disengaged young people.

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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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British Cycling Coaching Bursary

Amount: £120 to £150

The bursary scheme is open to all Go-Ride club volunteers and will provide £120 towards the cost of a Level 1 Coaching qualification, or £150 towards the cost of a Level 2 Coaching Qualification.

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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.

Partners

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

Partners

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