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.
£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.
up to £1,500
HSBC Golf Roots Plus supports local groups and organisations working with young people where involvement in golf may provide an alternative and positive focus. It may be used as a diversion to antisocial behaviour or as an inspirational activity that provides an opportunity for young people to experience the wide and varied benefits of golf.
up to £100
As part of the Blaby District Local Sports Alliance's commitment to supporting and developing local talented athletes, the Blaby Talented Athlete Support Scheme aims to support talented sports performers in the Blaby District and encourage them to develop to their full potential.
£300 to £10,000
Sport England's Small Grants Programme focus is on increasing participation in sport by people aged 5+ years and above. A wide range of organisations can apply including sports clubs, local authorities and community organisations.
up to £100
The East Midlands Dance Academy offer financial support to passionate fitness teachers and instructors hoping to develop their career in the fitness industry. The Open Bursary is available to anyone wanting to take a course or continuing professional development (CPD) through one of our organisation members.
The Charity was formed in July 1994 by the amalgamation of three much older charities, The Market Harborough Town Estate and Bates Charity, The Little Bowden Charity and The Town Lands (Great Bowden) Charity.
£500 to £3,000
The Rowing Foundation is a registered charity. Its purpose is to promote the participation in rowing of young people (those under 18 or still in full time education) and the disabled of all ages.
The Bernard Sunley Charitable Foundation (BSCF) was established in 1960 and is a general grant making trust.
£1,000 to £10,000
The Premier League and The FA Facilities Fund Small Grants Scheme awards grants of up to £10,000 for the provision of capital items, or to refurbish/improve existing facilities.
up to £4,000
The Comic Relief Community Fund (England) is offering grants to grassroots community organisations with an income of less than £250,000.
£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.
£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 2019.
up to £100
The Blaby Coach Development Grant Scheme aims to support the development of local coaches and clubs by offering them financial assistance to access National Governing Body coaching qualifications in their chosen sport.
What a Difference a Day Makes...
Since 1992, Happy Days has been helping families and groups by organising and funding special days and holidays such as trips to the seaside, theatres, zoos, museums, outdoor activity centres, sporting events and other educational and cultural activities for UK children living with mental, physical and emotional difficulties.
£500 to £4,000
Blaby District Council (BDC) Community Grants Scheme supports the voluntary and community sector (VCS) to develop and strengthen community facilities and activities for the benefit of Blaby District residents.
£1,000 to £10,000
Our Small Grants Scheme is designed to support smaller charities in the UK, especially those working at grass roots and local community level, in any field, across a wide range of activities.
The Glasspool Trust is one of the few national charities making small grants to individuals in need, which has no restrictions on the type of beneficiary. The usual aim of the grant is to help the beneficiary over a short term crisis. We do not accept applications directly from individual members of the public. Only organisations that meet our criteria are eligible to apply.
£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.
You can claim back 25p every time an individual donates £1 to your charity or community amateur sports club (CASC). This is called Gift Aid.
B&Q operates a waste donation scheme through all stores
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