Local Funding

Sports Grant Scheme
Uttlesford District Council

Uttlesford District Council provides grants of up to £500 towards sporting projects/initiatives which benefit individuals or residents of Uttlesford, Funding is available to purchase equipment or towards the cost of training and coaches; etc.


Decisions will be made by the 1st of each month providing the application form is with the community development officer by the 16th of the preceding month. If the application is successful, payment will be made within two weeks of the date of the decision being made

This grant is specifically designed for sporting organisations and individuals who want to develop further by purchasing new equipment, undertaking training or delivering courses in the local community.


Local branches of national organisations are eligible to apply.


Individuals must demonstrate that they have applied to other funding organisations if they are applying for equipment.

The maximum grant given under Sports grant scheme is £500. Each eligible application will be given due consideration. Applicants must have raised pound for pound match funding towards the project/initiative (this can include donations in kind).

Sue Hayden, Community Development Officer
Community and Leisure
Uttlesford District Council
London Road
Saffron Walden
CB11 4ER

Email:  shayden@uttlesford.gov.uk

Tel:  01799 510563