Sport England Small Grants

Grants available for: Not-for-profit organisations and statutory organisations, delivering sports projects for people aged over-14.
Size of grants available: £300 – £10,000.
No deadlines.

Aims of Fund

To help more people get involved in sport and physical activity.

Who can apply

Any constituted not-for-profit organisation.

How much and what can you apply for

You can apply for £300 to £10,000 for projects that meet one or more of thesse aims:

  • Getting inactive people to become more active
  • Developing lasting sporting habits
  • Creating more positive attitudes among young people
  • Developing more diverse volunteers
  • Improving progression and inclusion among the most talented

Your application can include the costs of running a project such as venue hire, transport, volunteer expenses, and sessional workers. They will fund equipment, but not if it is to replace existing equipment. Your application cannot include your organisation’s general running costs (such as existing long-term staff costs).

How to apply

Complete the online form that you can save as you go along. Make sure you read the application guidance first, to improve your chances of writing a successful application.

Deadlines for application

There are no deadlines. You should get a decision within about 10 weeks.

Contact details

Sport England
21 Bloomsbury Street
0345 8508 508

Date & initials

25/2/19 JG

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