Grant Directories

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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.

Rugby League World Cup 2021 – Capital Grants Programme (England

CreatedBy is the Rugby League World Cup 2021 Capital Grants Programme which will invest in facilities and equipment to make Rugby League more accessible, welcoming and build a legacy of the 2021 world cup tournament in local communities. The fund will invest in projects that offer opportunities for people from all different backgrounds to take part in men’s, women’s and wheelchair Rugby League games. Schools can apply but the facilities will need to be open to the wider community. Two levels of funding are available - small scale awards of up to £15,000 and large-scale awards in excess of £15,000.

Sporting Capital - Sporting Capital Fund (England)

The £3m Sporting Capital Fund provides unsecured loan funding of between £50,000 and £150,000 to a wide range of organisations to develop new projects, operations and revenue streams.  Organisations eligible to apply include community sports clubs to social enterprises, charities and profit-with a purpose to deliver sport and physical activity.

Places to Ride Legacy Programme (England)

The Places to Ride Legacy programme will fund the development of multi-use facilities to engage with a broad spectrum of cyclists and to encourage people who have never cycled before to get on their bikes. This will also include a small grants fund for the improvement of existing cycling facilities and supporting opportunities to ride in communities across England.  Applications can be submitted at any time and decisions will be made every 12 weeks.  

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.

Magic Little Grants (UK)

Localgiving has teamed up with the Postcode Community Trust to provide the Magic Little Grants programme. The fund provides small charities and community groups with grants of £500 for projects that meet either of the following themes: Overcoming barriers to participation in physical activities in creative ways; Increasing social cohesion through developing access to sports and other recreational activities. As part of the grant, organisations who are not currently members of Localgiving will also be awarded an annual Localgiving membership, worth £96, that will enable them to benefit from Localgiving's online fundraising support and services.

Enovert Community Trust (UK)

Enovert Community Trust (formerly Cory Environmental Trust in Britain) is an Environmental body which supports community and environmental projects. The Trust awards grants under the terms of the Landfill Communities Fund (LCF), providing funding to a broad range of projects that have a positive impact on local communities. The Trust is committed to supporting community and environmental projects across the UK. These include improving community halls, the creation of new play areas and skate parks, and restoring green spaces. Fundraising by applicants is looked upon favourably by the Trustees. Applicants will need to secure a 10% third party contribution which will be payable to Enovert Limited prior to the project commencing.

Football Stadia Improvement Fund (England)

The Football Stadia Improvement Fund (FSIF) provides financial support to football clubs in the Football League and The FA National League System down to step 7 who want to improve safety at their stadia and to enable them to satisfy the FA's ground grading requirements. Funded by the Premier league with an annual budget of £6.5 million, the FSIF awards capital grants to provide financial assistance towards a wide range of stadia projects, including the construction of new stands, installation of floodlights, turnstiles, or even relocating to an entirely new ground.

Millward Charitable Trust

Millward Charitable Trust makes grants to organisations involved with community buildings, facilities and open spaces, social welfare projects, for the performing arts, medical research and animal welfare.

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.

London Marathon Charitable Trust - Small Capital Project Grants (London & South East)

The London Marathon Charitable Trust's Small Capital Projects Grants Programme provides funds of between £5,000 to £50,000 to not for profit organisations and schools for small projects which aim to help improve existing amenities or to build new facilities that will support more people to become involved in sport and physical activity, particularly those who are currently physically inactive. Funded projects will focus on the Trust's current priorities: Individuals who are currently physically inactive or who have low levels of activity: Groups that are currently physically inactive or who have low levels of activity: Children and young people outside of school hours.

London Marathon Charitable Trust - Major Capital Project Grants (London & South East)

The London Marathon Charitable Trust's Major Capital Projects Grants Programme provides funds of between £50,000 and £250,000 for the renovation, modernisation or creation of significant facilities for organisations that have already shown a commitment to encouraging and supporting people who are not physically active to participate in sporting activities. The Trust expects successful projects to have in place robust business plans, strategies for increasing participation and plans for monitoring and evaluating their impact. Funded projects will focus on the Trust's current priorities. These are: Individuals who are currently physically inactive or who have low levels of activity: Groups that are currently physically inactive or who have low levels of activity: Children and young people outside of school hours.

Veolia Environmental Trust Grants (UK)

The Veolia Environmental Trust is a Distributive Environmental Body that awards grants as part of the Landfill Communities Fund. Constituted, not-for-profit groups within the vicinity of a qualifying Veolia site, can apply for grants for projects that support the natural, social and built environment. The type of activities that can be supported include Community buildings and rooms: such as community centres, village halls, community spaces within religious buildings, Scout/Guide buildings; Outdoor Spaces: e.g. public parks, nature reserves, community gardens, footpaths, or cycle-paths; Play and recreation: e.g. play areas, skate-parks, sports facilities.The maximum grant is £75,000 for projects with a total cost of under £250,000.



Premier League & The FA Facilities Fund Small Grants Scheme (England & Wales)

Educational establishments; Grassroots football clubs and professional and semi-professional Football Clubs and their associated community organisations can apply for grants of up to £10,000 through the Premier League and The FA Facilities Fund Small Grants Scheme. The Football Foundation is the largest sports charity in the UK and through the scheme funding is available for the provision of capital items, or to refurbish/improve existing facilities. The scheme aims to support the growth of football clubs and activity, prevent a decline in football participation and to make improvements to facilities to address any health and safety issues. Funding is available for replacement of unsafe goalposts; portable floodlights; storage containers; changing pavilion/clubhouse refurbishment; grounds maintenance equipment; pitch improvement works (natural and artificial surfaces); fencing. Routine maintenance cannot be funded.

Rugby Football Foundation - Green Deal Loans (England)

The Rugby Football Foundation is a Charitable Trust established by the Rugby Football Union.
The purpose of the Rugby Football Foundation is to promote and develop community amateur rugby in England. Green deal loans are interest free loans of up to £20,000 and are available to clubs to invest in capital items that will improve the energy efficiency of their facilities and reduce the utility costs. The loan repayments are structured to be the equivalent of the projected savings over the agreed "payback" period. The Loan can be used for energy efficiency items such as internal LED lights, boiler and heating systems, insulation solutions and cellar cooling devices.

Lawn Tennis Association Facility Funding (UK)

British Tennis has £5.125m million pounds of new funding per annum to enhance tennis facilities, with the aim of getting more people playing more often. Any LTA registered club that can demonstrate that the facility development will retain or grow membership can apply for this funding at any time.

Premier League & the FA Facilities Fund (England)

Managed by the Football Foundation on behalf of the funding partners - the fund is committed to building or refurbishing grassroots football facilities for community benefit. Through the scheme, football clubs, schools, councils and local sports associations are able to access grants to improve facilities for football and other sport; sustain or increase participation amongst children and adults and help children and adults to develop their physical, mental, social and moral capacities through regular participation in sport. The types of facilities that the scheme can give money for include grass pitches drainage/improvements; pavilions, clubhouses and changing rooms; 3G Football Turf Pitches (FTPs) and multi-use games areas; fixed floodlights for artificial pitches.

Grants for Restoration Projects on Inland Waterways (England and Wales)

The Inland Waterways Association (IWA) is a registered charity that advocates the conservation, use, maintenance, restoration and development of all inland waterways for public benefit. In support of its restoration objectives the IWA makes grants from its Restoration Grants Fund to organisations promoting the restoration of navigable or formerly navigable inland waterways in England and Wales. Applications from bodies promoting new navigable waterway routes will also be considered. Grants of up to £5,000 are usually available, although larger grants may be made by the IWA in exceptional cases. Smaller grants of up to £3,000 are usually the norm and grants of up to £2,000 are assessed under a simplified procedure. The IWA will not normally fund 100% of the project costs.

Football Foundation's Grow the Game (England & Wales)

The Football Foundation is the UK's largest sports' charity. Funded by the Premier League, The Football Association and the Government, the Foundation directs £30m every year into grassroots sport. The Foundation's Grow the Game Scheme provides grants of up to £1,500 for projects that use football to increase participation by both players and volunteers. Not for profit organisations can apply for funding for the creation of new football teams. In 2018 the following team types are eligible: Female teams – Under-7s to adult, Disability teams.

Bruce Wake Charitable Trust Grant (UK)

The Bruce Wake Trust is a grant giving organisation that was established to encourage and assist the provision of leisure activities for the disabled. The Trustees will consider grant applications related to the provision of leisure activities for the disabled but favour particularly applications whereby the potential beneficiaries meet one or all of the following criteria. The potential beneficiaries are physically disabled wheelchair users; Improved access for wheelchair users is proposed; and a sporting or leisure activity involving disabled wheelchair users is proposed. The trustees meet quarterly to discuss applications.

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.

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...

Rugby Football Foundation - Interest Free Loans Scheme (England)

The Rugby Football Foundation is a Charitable Trust established by the Rugby Football Union. The purpose of the Rugby Football Foundation is to promote and develop community amateur rugby in England. The Foundation provides up to £100,000 in an interest free loan for capital works to clubs at level 3 and below which contribute to the retention and recruitment of community rugby players. The maximum loan period is 15 years. Loans are available on a ‘stand alone' basis, but projects are considered stronger if they include additional funding (internally or externally generated).

Rugby Football Foundation - Ground Match Scheme (England)

The Ground Match Scheme provides easy-to-access grant funding for playing projects, which contribute to the recruitment and retention of community rugby players. The maximum available grant is £5,000 and the minimum is £1,500 on a matched £ for £ basis. The funding can be used for capital improvements to the club's facilities which will support the retention and recruitment of players. These can include pitches (land purchase, pitch construction, drainage and levelling), clubhouses (all areas apart from bars), floodlights and equipment which supports the playing of the game (grounds maintenance, goalposts and perimeter fencing). The RFF will not fund works that would be classified as annual maintenance, such as end of season pitch renovation.