Posted: Mon, 04 Dec 2017 09:30
The 2018 GO GOLD Funding Programme opened on Wednesday 1st November and closes on 31st December 2017.
LRS is working alongside some Local Authorities to continue to offer two levels of athlete funding; Podium and Performance:
Podium Level Funding
For athletes competing at Regional (East Midlands), 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 automatically be put forward for Podium Level Funding.
Performance Level Funding
Unsuccessful applicants at Podium Level will be automatically referred to their Local Authority for a Performance grant (£100) if their Local Authority is participating in the programme.
This level is funded by Charnwood Borough Council, Harborough District Council, Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council, Leicester City Council, Melton Borough Council, North West Leicestershire District Council, Oadby and Wigston Borough Council and Rutland County Council.
Athletes should be aged 14-23 years on 31st December 2017 and applications from athletes who are 12-13 years may be considered only if they are competing at National/International level.
Applicants must live in Leicestershire, Leicester City or Rutland and be in full time education. Athletes should be in the local school system or if athletes are currently studying away at University, their parents/non term time address should be in Leicestershire, Leicester or Rutland.