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GO GOLD Athlete Funding

Alongside our partners, we are pleased to support talented individuals through the GO GOLD Funding Programme.

The aim of GO GOLD is to support local, talented athletes, including those athletes who are being recognised by their National Governing Bodies as being our future Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth athletes and potential medal winners.

Applications for 2019/20 GO GOLD Funding are now open until 31st December 2018!

Please find below the eligibility criteria for GO GOLD Funding.

Levels of Funding

Athletes competing at Regional, National or International Level in an Olympic, Paralympic or Commonwealth discipline.

This level is funded by Leicestershire County Council, Leicester City Council and Rutland County Council. All eligible applicants will be considered by a panel made up of specialists across the county.

GO GOLD Funding comes in three tiers;

Performance

Unfortunately we no longer offer the Performance level grants. Local districts may run their own talented athlete schemes which we would encourage unsuccessful athletes to enquire about.


GO GOLD Timeline

Time Period

Stage of Process

October 2018

GO GOLD Eligibility Criteria published

1st November - 31st December 2018

Applications Open

1 January - 31 January 2019

Applications sent to National Governing Bodies for verification/prioritisation where necessary

February 2019

GO GOLD Panel to assess all eligible applications.
Applicants notified of the outcome of their application

April 2019

Successful applicants – Begin online blogs and start of free 12 month Leisure Centre access

April 2019

GO GOLD Presentation Evenings (compulsory to attend). Release of first funding instalment

October 2019

Release of second funding instalment subject to completed blogs

For more information please contact:

Abbi Tyson

Abbi Tyson

Sports Development Officer

Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport

  • Physical Activity Referral Scheme
  • GO GOLD Funding Programme
  • Workplace Health
  • Physical Activity Development Projects
  • Melton LSA Link Officer
Telephone
01509 564879

Partners

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

Partners

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