Funding Finder

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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.

Receive our 'Clubs & Funding Newsletter' - highlighting the most recent and suitable funds available. You will need to register/login, go to your 'Dashboard', then 'Account' and 'Email and Sharing' to update which Newsletters you would like to receive.

Local, Regional and National funding sources can added to the Funding Finder. To submit a funding source, you will first need to register/login and click 'Add Fund.' All submissions will be approved by LRS prior to becoming live. LRS excludes all responsibility for the sources added by 3rd party organisations.

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The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust

The Dan Maskell Tennis Trust

up to £1,500

1:00am - Tue 29th June, 2021

Helping disabled people access tennis opportunities through funding for wheelchairs, equipment and grants.

Forest Society Grants

Forest Society Grants

£1,000 to £3,000

5:00pm - Tue 29th June, 2021

The Forest Society Grant scheme will fund new ways to support the health and wellbeing of residents and communities within the National Forest. It will engage new and diverse audiences, increase participation, and use local woodlands to harness the wellbeing benefits of spending time outdoors and connecting with nature.

Mercia Park Community Fund

Mercia Park Community Fund

up to £5,000

5:00pm - Fri 6th August, 2021

The Mercia Park Community Fund will give grants to projects that:

1. Help strengthen local communities (particularly their quality of life and life chances) within proximity or affected by the Mercia Park Development at Junction 11 M42.

2. Improve the natural environment within proximity or affected by the Mercia Park Development at Junction 11 M42.

Charity Link

Charity Link

up to £500

The Charity Link Small Grants Scheme offers grants of up to £500 to charitable organisations in Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland and Northamptonshire.

Football Foundation - Grass Pitch Maintenance Fund

Football Foundation - Grass Pitch Maintenance Fund

up to £2,500

The Grass Pitch Maintenance Fund is a £14m fund that provides eligible clubs and leagues with a tapered six-year grant to help them sustain pitches already at a 'good' level and enhance pitches that are either considered 'poor' or 'basic'.

Football Foundation - Small Grants

Football Foundation - Small Grants

up to £25,000

Small grants scheme offers grants of up to £25,000 for items that will help support your club from the restart and beyond. Whether you want to score your goals in style with some new goalposts or need some new maintenance machinery to keep your groundsman happy.

ECB & LV Funds for Runs

ECB & LV Funds for Runs

£1,000 to £3,000

1:00am - Thu 30th September, 2021

#Funds4Runs is a £1million community fund created to financially support areas of the recreational cricket game that have been impacted by COVID-19.

Green Belle

Green Belle

£1,000 to £7,000

Phase 2 of Green BELLE is now open – offering grants from £1,000 to £7,000 to eligible SMEs in Leicester and Leicestershire towards the cost of energy efficiency measures.

RLWC2021 Capital Grants Programme

RLWC2021 Capital Grants Programme

£1,000

1:00am - Sat 23rd October, 2021

The Programme is focused on funding for
facilities and equipment. We want to work with: Any organisation that is developing Rugby League activity in their community.

The Hedley Foundation Grants

The Hedley Foundation Grants

£250 to £5,000

1:00am - Wed 27th October, 2021

The Trustees seek to help and improve the quality of life of people in the UK, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds. This is achieved by making grants, within budget, to registered charities for the benefit of young people, disabled people, elderly people, the terminally ill and otherwise disadvantaged people and their carers.

Charnwood Community Lottery

Charnwood Community Lottery

Charnwood Community Lottery was created to provide local Good Causes with a FREE, sustainable, online fundraising solution

Hinckley & Bosworth Community Building Reopen & Recover Fund

Hinckley & Bosworth Community Building Reopen & Recover Fund

up to £500

This Covid recovery grant funding is being made available by Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council and is being administered by the RCC.

Through the fund you can apply for a small grant that will help your village hall, community hall, community sports facility, community library or community centre to safely reopen and recover following the Covid-19 lockdown.

Magic Little Grants 2021

Magic Little Grants 2021

up to £500

1:00am - Sun 31st October, 2021

Localgiving's Magic Little Grants scheme provides small unrestricted grants on behalf of grant makers to local charities and community groups to support their vital work.

British Cycling - The Places to Ride Programme

British Cycling - The Places to Ride Programme

1:00am - Tue 16th November, 2021

The Places to Ride programme will fund the development of new or the improvement of existing cycling facilities in communities across England.

Henry Smith Charity - County Grants

Henry Smith Charity - County Grants

£500 to £20,000

The Henry Smith County Grants programme provides grants for smaller organisations working with disadvantaged people and communities in one of eight English counties, including Leicestershire.

Henry Smith Charity - Holiday Grants

Henry Smith Charity - Holiday Grants

£500 to £2,500

The Holiday Grants programme provides grants for recreational trips for groups of children aged 13 and under in the UK who are disabled or disadvantaged. This year, given the extraordinary impact of Covid-19, we have made some temporary changes to our guidelines to provide more flexibility on the types of trip we can support.

Volleyball England Foundation: Club/Group Grants

Volleyball England Foundation: Club/Group Grants

up to £1,000

1:00am - Fri 31st December, 2021

The Volleyball England Foundation aims to provide financial support to help develop, educate and promote the health of individuals and groups through volleyball.

England Athletics Club Support Fund

England Athletics Club Support Fund

£500 to £5,000

1:00am - Fri 14th January, 2022

Our Club Support Fund aims to provide financial assistance for the athletics and running community.

Charnwood Member Grants

Charnwood Member Grants

£250 to £500

1:00am - Mon 28th February, 2022

Member Grants enable Members to provide grants to a wide variety of community and voluntary organisations within Charnwood to further the Council’s aims and actively assist the community to enjoy a better quality of life.

Lutterworth Area Community Fund (previously Magna Park Community Fund)

Lutterworth Area Community Fund (previously Magna Park Community Fund)

£2,500 to £175,000

1:00am - Sat 1st November, 2025

GLP (formerly Gazeley) as developer and owner of Magna Park, in response to the on-going expansion of Magna Park has committed to establish a new Community Fund initiative to support community and voluntary organisations to deliver local projects within the geographical area surrounding Magna Park.

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