Grant Directories

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Hargreaves Foundation (UK)

The Hargreaves Foundation is a grant-making charitable foundation set up in 2020 by Peter Hargreaves and his family.  Applications are open for charities and educational institutions seeking funding to support those under the age of 18, and living with a mental health problem, physical disability or growing up in poverty through the mediums of sport and education.

Groundwork - GLA Grants Summer Sports Fund (London)

Groundwork is a federation of charities working nationally and locally to transform lives in the UK’s most disadvantaged communities. Through the GLA Grants - Summer Sports Fund programme Groundwork is working with the Greater London Authority to provide grants of £5,000 to £10,000 for projects from sports clubs, youth centres and community organisations which provide activities for ‘at-risk’ young Londoners during the school summer holidays (July-August).

Goundwork - GLA Grants YLF Impact Partnerships Fund (London)

Groundwork is a federation of charities working nationally and locally to transform lives in the UK’s most disadvantaged communities. Through the GLA Grants - YLF Impact Partnerships Fund programme Groundwork is working with the Mayor of London to provide grants of between £100,000 and £200,000 for two year projects that use sport to support young people aged 10-25 who are at risk of getting involved in crime. The funded projects will create employment and training opportunities for participants. 

Sport England - The Community Asset Fund (England)

The Community Asset Fund is a programme dedicated to enhancing the spaces in local communities within England that give people the opportunity to be active.  This can include non traditional spaces such as canal towpaths, woodlands and open spaces – all with potential to be used and enjoyed as part of an active lifestyle.

Hays Travel Foundation (UK)

Hays Travel Foundation was created in 2015. The foundation works with organisations that support people, who for one reason or another need help to achieve their potential. The foundations focus is on the following objectives: Education; Poverty; Health; Art’s and Culture; Sport. Support is provided to registered charities working with young people under the age of 25 in an area where Hays Travel operates.

Mayor of London – Active Londoners (London)

The main aim of the Active Londoners fund is to get more people in London participating, more often, in a wider range of sport and physical activity. The programme is open to both individuals and organisations. Active Londoners programme provides small and medium grants of up to £5,000 for a small local project or event that will take up to 12 weeks to complete or between £25,000 and £75,000 for a larger project that will take up to 12 months to complete.

The London Community Foundation – Peabody Community Fund (London)

The Peabody Community Fund provides grants of between £500 and £30,000 for up to 2 years to fund local activities which improve the quality of life of Peabody residents and the wider community. Priority will be given to projects addressing the needs of the most disadvantaged members of the community, projects led by Peabody residents and youth led projects which run for a period of at least six months. Examples of the type of project that can be funded include After school clubs; Sports, dance, creative arts and leisure activities for young people; literacy and numeracy projects for children and young people

Ron Pickering Memorial Fund (UK)

The Ron Pickering Memorial Fund is a grant making organisation that was established to help young British Athletes to fulfil their potential. Since its creation the memorial fund has awarded over £2 million in small but significant grants to several thousand talented young British athletes. The grants are designed to make a difference and range in value depending on the athletes age, ability and personal circumstances but have always had an impact on the athletes ability to develop, helping recipients make the difficult transition from junior to senior level through support for equipment, specialist coaching or travel and importantly helping build the athletes' confidence and self-esteem through recognition.

Social and Recreational Trust (UK)

The Central Social and Recreational Trust (CSRT) is a grant-giving organisation who aim to improve the conditions of life for those under the age of twenty one and of all other persons who by reasons of poverty, social and economic circumstances are unable to obtain facilities for recreational or other leisure time occupations . Funding of up to £1,000 is available to clubs/organisations which are affiliated to their governing body (such as the Amateur Boxing Association of England, National Association of Clubs for Young People etc.). Funding can be used for equipment to be used by all members, and maintenance of the property as long as it is owned by the club or has a significant lease. The majority of people who benefit from the grant must be under 21 years old.

The National Hockey Foundation (England)

The Hockey Foundation primarily makes grants to a wide range of organisations that meet one of the following chosen areas of focus: Young people and hockey; Young people and sport in Milton Keynes; Enabling the development of hockey at youth or community level and Smaller Charities.
Grants can be awarded to clubs, limited companies, registered charities and other bodies however all applications must be supported by England Hockey. Awards are usually made to organisations working with young people (under 21 years old) and can be for medium to long-term projects (i.e. over one year) or for shorter-term one-off projects. A maximum limit of 3 years of support can be provided (either an instalment grant or three separate applications).


The Rowing Foundation (UK)

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 Foundation gives grants of £500-£3,000 to help organisations and clubs involved in on water elements of the sport of Rowing who are individually affiliated to British Rowing (other than via their governing body) and whose requirements may be too small or who may be otherwise ineligible for an approach to the National Lottery or other similar sources of funds.


Sport Aid (UK)

Sport Aid provides financial support to young talented athletes performing at National level in able-bodied and disability sports.  It is open to young people aged between 12 to 18 years and up to 35 years for disability sports. The Sport Aid Awards helps towards the cost of travel, training, accommodation, competition fees and sports equipment. Nominations for the awards are made through the National Governing Bodies of the athlete's sport. They will be able to discuss the award in more detail and provide an application form.

Disability Play Spaces (UK)

The Lord's Taverners will be focusing our support to schools, clubs and other organisations who cater for youngsters under the age of 25 years with a physical and or learning disability. Grants will be awarded for sensory, soft play and outdoor play equipment. The Lord's Taverners will be looking to support up to four projects with major grants towards outdoor play spaces. Their focus will be on supporting schools who cater for children with special needs. The Lord's Taverners will be pro-active in approaching schools and will thoroughly research and select potential projects who will then be invited to apply. 

People's Postcode Trust - Small Grants Programme (England Scotland & Wales)

The People's Postcode Trust is a grant-giving body funded by players of the Peoples Postcode Lottery. The small grants scheme distributes funds to small organisations, community groups and registered charities in Scotland, England and Wales, through grants ranging from £500 - £20,000 (£10,000 in Wales). The Trust funds projects that prevent poverty; promote healthy living; uphold the human rights of vulnerable groups and help people come together for the benefit of their local area. The Trust will only fund projects that last a maximum of one year in duration (six months in Wales).

Wooden Spoon Society Grant (UK)

Schools, charities and community organisations can apply for grants for projects that improve the quality and prospect of life for children and young people who are disadvantaged physically, mentally or socially including those Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET). The grants available include capital projects such as medical treatment and recovery centres, sports and activity areas, sensory rooms and gardens, playgrounds and hydrotherapy pools as well as revenue grants to support outreach programmes for children in their communities.

RYA Sailability Grant (UK)

Through RYA Sailability over 53,000 young people and adults with disabilities are introduced to sailing per year, and many go on to sail on a regular basis. Sailing is one of the very few sports in which able-bodied sailors and disabled sailors can participate on equal terms. RYA Sailability seeks to promote sailing by disabled people by encouraging organisations to provide facilities, training, and programmes that increase participation in sailing. Grants are available to assist in developing the participation of disabled people in sailing and are provided under the following headings: Volunteer recruitment; Training; Provision for disabled children and young people and Equipment provision. 

Canoe Foundation Grant (UK)

The Canoe Foundation is a grant making trust which aims to ‘positively change lives through canoeing'. The foundations purpose over the next few years is to support all to enjoy and benefit from the experience of paddling on our water in a sustainable manner. They aim to do this by: Facilitating suitable launching and landing points to water and providing more opportunities for a modern diverse community to enjoy canoeing with improved facilities; Promoting and supporting the conservation of inland waterways, rivers, oceans and the environment whilst allowing water users to have an enjoyable and readily accessible experience.To acheive this the foundation is looking to support projects with grants of between £2,000 and £10,000 which create new or improved launching points in urban or rural locations or as part of a water trail, such as steps or pontoons; Incorporate better accessibility or facilities at waterside locations which might improve the parking or changing aspects of a...

Andy Fanshawe Memorial Trust Grant (UK)

Charitable organisations, schools and youth groups that offer outdoor recreation opportunities can apply for funding for projects that allow young people to experience outdoor recreation. The Trust is likely to support groups representing those who are disadvantaged or who face particular challenges. The grant aims to support specific projects that encourage young people to further their existing skills and gain new experiences. Eligible expenditure includes equipment, course fees and trips. Expeditions abroad are not supported. Applications can be submitted at any time.

Dickie Bird Foundation Grants (UK)

The Dickie Bird Foundation was founded by former Test Cricket umpire Harold "Dickie" Bird MBE in March 2004, and provides grants, to assist financially disadvantaged young people under 16 years of age to participate in the sport of their choice irrespective of their social circumstances, culture or ethnicity. The aim of the grant is to help young people, who, through no fault of their own, are disadvantaged or underprivileged due to the financial situation of their family/guardians or carers and therefore are unable to follow or continue in the sport of their choice. The grants are to help with the cost of essential sports equipment.


Sport England - Small Grants Programme (England)

The Sport England Small Grants Programme has been set up to support local community sport projects which seek to increase participation, sustain participation or develop opportunities for people to excel at their chosen sport. For example, Sport England might provide a grant to a sports club to expand its age range by helping it to buy extra team kit or pay additional coaching fees. Or Sport England may help youth clubs work together with local sports clubs to get more young people playing sport. Not-for-profit clubs or associations, statutory bodies or educational establishments can apply for grants of between £300 and £10,000.