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Funding Finder

  • Funding

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 Swimathon Foundation

The Swimathon Foundation – the charity behind the world’s biggest fundraising swim, Swimathon.

Football Foundation - Grow the Game

1:00am - Thu 31st December, 2020

The Foundation’s Grow the Game Scheme provides grants of up to £1,500 for the creation of new football teams and coaching qualifications, with money provided by The FA. The Scheme is delivered by the Foundation.

Intelligent Energy Charitable Trust

1:00am - Thu 31st December, 2020

Intelligent Energy, the Loughborough based fuel cell engineering company, have launched a £100,000 Charitable Trust Fund to benefit local community groups and organisations in the Charnwood area.

British Cycling - The Places to Ride Programme

1:00am - Fri 31st December, 2021

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

Building Futures competition

1:00am - Wed 1st May, 2019

In 2019 we're giving away over £1 million to support children in health, sport, education and the arts through our brand new Building Futures competition.

Mick George Community Fund

£10,000 to £50,000

1:00am - Wed 4th September, 2019

The Fund supports projects located in proximity to our donor’s (Mick George Ltd and recently acquired Frimstone Ltd) landfill sites and other waste treatment sites situated throughout the East Midlands and Anglian regions.

Canoe Polo Grants

11:25am - Tue 2nd July, 2019

The BC canoe polo committee has been awarding small grants to clubs and organisations for several years for projects that help expand the number of available facilities that can be used to host regional and national events as well as projects that will increase participation in canoe polo.

Cricket World Cup Club

up to £1,000

Become a Cricket World Cup Club in 2019 and ‘be part of the World’s Greatest Cricket Celebration’. Connect with the local community through family-based activities and bring the excitement of the Cricket World Cup into your clubhouse.

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.

BlueSpark Foundation

£2,000 to £5,000

8:36am - Wed 17th April, 2019

BlueSpark Foundation is a registered charity which supports the education and development of children and young people by providing grants for educational, cultural, sporting and other projects.

easyfundraising

12:00am - Tue 31st December, 2019

It's a leading fundraising platform that gives clubs access to an unlimited fundraising source, that helps you to raise FREE cashback donations through online shopping.

The National Lottery Community Fund - Partnerships

£10,000

Grants are available to voluntary and community organisations in England which work together with a shared set of goals and values.

National Lottery Awards for All England

£300 to £10,000

National Lottery Awards for All England offers funding from £300 to £10,000 to support what matters to people and communities.

Sporting Capital Fund

£50,000 to £150,000

A £3m fund, the first of its kind in the UK offers investment in the form of simple, flexible repayable loans of between £50k to £150k. These loans are designed to support the sustainable development of community sport clubs that deliver impact.

Hinckley and Bosworth Backed for the Future

As part of Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council's commitment to supporting talented young sports people, in partnership with Places for People Leisure they are offering a complimentary free membership for Hinckley Leisure Centre.

Active Rutland Small Grants for Equipment Fund

up to £2,000

The Small Grants for Equipment Fund is available to any sport and physical activity providers within Rutland. The purpose is to increase opportunities and support the development of grass roots participation in sport and physical activity at a local level.

New Funding Opportunity for Environmental Facilities

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.

Youth Clubs Grants

Youth Clubs provide opportunity for improving social skills team spirit and self esteem.

Caudwell Children - Enable Sport

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.

vInspired’s Cashpoint

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.

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport is not responsible for the accuracy of information provided by third-parties and accepts no liability relating to any information contained on the site. If any contact details have been provided, It is recommended that you contact them directly.

Partners

  • Blaby LSA
    Leicestershire County Council
    Safeguarding
    O&W LSA
    Sport England
  • Harborough LSA
    Active Partnerships
    Active Rutland
    Melton LSA
    NWL LSA
  • Active Leicester
    H&B LSA
    Equality Standard
    Charnwood LSA

Partners

  • Equality Standard
    Blaby LSA
  • Sport England
    Active Leicester
  • Active Partnerships
    O&W LSA
  • Melton LSA
    Active Rutland
  • NWL LSA
    Charnwood LSA
  • Safeguarding
    Leicestershire County Council
  • Harborough LSA
    H&B LSA