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.
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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.
£300 to £10,000
This £10 million fund focuses on awards of up to £10,000 that support clubs and community groups respond to the challenges of returning to play during the coronavirus pandemic. Due to the latest lockdown, some running costs are also available for organisations in IMD 1-5.
£10,000 to £50,000
Capital awards of between £10,001 and £50,000 will help clubs and community groups adapt and open important places and spaces, so that sport and physical activity can happen during the pandemic.
up to £10,000
A £2.5 million fund, with up to £10,000 in match funding, as part of a support package to help clubs and organisations set up and run crowdfunding campaigns related to Covid-19, such as for a loss of income due to the pandemic.
Grants are available for sailing clubs in the UK to promote participation in boating by those who are disadvantaged by reason of youth, age, infirmity or disability, financial hardship or social circumstances.
up to £500
Funding for LGBT Projects Run by Young People
vInspired, the Volunteering Charity, has announced that its Cashpoint grants scheme has announced that its Loud and Proud grants programme is open for applications. These grants are accepting applications for LGBT+ projects.
The Cashpoint grants scheme offers grants of up to £500 to give young people (aged 14-25) the opportunity to bring their ideas to life.
There are no closing dates for applications and grants will be awarded on a continuous basis until all available monies are exhausted.
up to £3,000
A small number of grants are available to registered charities for the advancement of education, arts and culture, amateur sports, the promotion of good health and relief for sickness in the UK and Africa.
£1,250 to £1,500
The Bursaries will be awarded to promising girl golfers who wish to further their education at University or College, within the British Isles, after school academic year 12, and at the same time continue to develop their golfing skills. They should be of English nationality by birth or have either parent of English nationality, or have been resident in England for the last two years. The Bursaries are to provide financial assistance for educational expenses of girls in further education.
up to £75
The Scheme provides a guaranteed level of reimbursement against fees for accredited training to assist them become a sports coach, referee, umpire or other official.
Enable Sport provide Sports equipment to enable talented athletes to participate in competitive sport.
A common barrier for young disabled athletes to participate in sport is the lack of money for specialist equipment. Our Enable Sport Programme provides specialist disability sports equipment to support the development of talented children so that they can participate in competitive sport.
We provide a range of equipment giving young athletes the opportunity to develop their skills and progress in all types of sporting activities at local, national and international levels.
up to £20
CSSC Sports & Leisure - Activity Subsidy Scheme offers financial assistance for members to undertake activities that meet the scheme's criteria.
£500 to £15,000
Get Kids Going! is a National charity which provides disabled children and young people up to 26 years with the funding for specialist sports wheelchairs to enable them to participate in disability sports.
This is one of The Prince’s Charities set up to support charities and non-for-profit organisations with donated goods. Goods range from cleaning products, Sports equipment, clothes, toys and a range of other items that can be used to run services and give to the people you support.
£300 to £10,000
This new fund aims to help community sport and physical activity organisations who are experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
up to £5,000
Grants are made to organisations in need throughout the U.K.
up to £5,000
As the recreational game returns to play, the two ECB emergency funding schemes that are available to cricket clubs and leagues have undergone some changes to specifically help clubs re-open and get games of cricket on under new COVID-19 guidelines.
£1,000 to £10,000
Grant for charitable organisations carrying out social welfare activities in the UK. In particular, the scheme wishes to support projects with the following themes. Medical, the arts, sports, heritage and education.
The Rugby Football union have agreed a support package directly funded from the RFU worth £7m to provide support for community clubs in England.
up to £4,000
Bags of Help is Tesco’s exciting local community grant scheme where the money raised from the 5p bag charge is being used to fund thousands of local projects in communities right across the UK.
up to £1,000
Boxer Anthony Joshua has launched a bid to support the UK's fitness experts during the global coronavirus pandemic.
Community Foundations harness the generosity of individuals, families and businesses to support local communities and thousands of people in need.
Variety’s roots lie in supporting youth clubs and have been supplying clubs with essential equipment for 70 years. Funding is set aside each year to support youth clubs that work with the most disadvantaged young people through informal education, positive activity, and skills development.
£20,000 to £50,000
Voluntary and community sector (VCS) organisations have a vital role working alongside our NHS colleagues to support anyone who has a mental health problem.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, demand for mental health services is increasing.
To help VCS organisations based in England continue to provide mental health services - or provide additional support - organisations can apply for a Coronavirus Mental Health Response Fund (CMHRF) grant.
Biffa Award has announced a new funding opportunity for non profit organisations working in partnership to restore, modernise and improve facilities such as visitors centres in order to educate and engage the public.
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