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Funding support

Sport Hampshire & IOW is commited to providing guidance and advice on funding and support to clubs, groups and individuals. These pages contain information on funding opportunities and include details about local and national resources.

In addition, Hampshire County Council and Sport Hampshire & IOW have a number of schemes designed to provide straightforward funding and support for local athletes and clubs, as well as coaches and volunteers. Further support and advice, including helpful dos and don'ts can be found on the Hampshire County Council External Funding pages.

Hampshire County Council funding

 

Hampshire-based coaches, officials and volunteers can apply for support through a Scholarship Scheme, run and adminstered by Coaching Hampshire & IOW. The Scheme is designed to target those coaches, officials and volunteers that have the most immediate impact on coaching and club sport delivery in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

In addition, Coaches seeking financial support to develop and improve their skills and qualifications should visit the Coaching Hampshire & IOW funding pages for advice and guidance on funding opportunities.

Peter Cruddas Foundation
Pathways/support for disadvantaged young people in the age range 16 to 30 into education, training or employment.

 

Sport Hampshire and IOW is dedicated to providing clubs with advice and guidance on various aspects of funding, including sources of funding available, project planning and writing successful applications.

Some of the key national, regional and local funding sources available to sports clubs are listed below. This list represents a small proportion of funding available; for further funding and finance opportunites please visit Funding Central website or contact Nicola Wright

Hampshire & IOW Community Foundation
Hampshire & IOW Community Foundation's focus on projects that help people to lead healthier lives, develop opportunities for playing sport, support persons in crisis or deliver employment and training opportunities. Various amounts available.

Hampshire Playing Fields Association
The Hampshire Playing Fields Association (HPFA) advise and support parish/town councils,voluntary clubs and local groups to improve sports, recreational and children’s play facilities within Hampshire. For further information contact the Secretary, HPFA on 01962 779334.
Grants up to £2,500, Loans up to £20,000

Hampshire County Council Activity Grant
This to provide general support to groups and organisations to encourage and provide opportunities for individuals and communities within Hampshire to participate in community-focused, cultural and recreational activities. Up to £3,000 available.

Torch Trophy Trust Bursaries
The aim is to help volunteers to improve their skills as coaches or officials but are unable to do so without funding. Up to £1,000

Sported
Sported will consider funding salaries, running costs/overheads and programme delivery costs. and can support projects for more than one year, but funding will always be offered as part of a wider support package to ensure the ongoing development of your project or organisation. Generally they will not help fund large capital expenses such as building facilities. Up to £10,000.

Cash 4 Clubs
Cash 4 Clubs is a simple scheme aimed at giving community clubs a helping hand and provide the opportunity to raise the money they need to invest in their club. Can apply for amounts of £250, £500, £750 and £1,000.

Small Grants Scheme
Sport England have set up a small grants programme to support local community sport projects which seek to increase participation, sustain participation or develop opportunities for people to excel at their chosen sport. The grant is open to any bona fide not-for-profit club or association, statutory body or educational establishment.. £300 to £10,000 available.

Tesco Charity Trust
The scheme provides funding for projects that provide practical benefits, such as equipment and resources for projects that directly benefit health, sustainability or opportunities for young people in the local communities around our stores in the UK. between £500 and £2,500.

Waitrose Community Matters
Give grants to good causes affecting communities within which they have a branch (voted for by Waitrose customers each month). Up to £1,000

Santander Foundation
The scheme is open to charities and Credit Unions anywhere in the UK for projects related to education, training or financial capability. Up to £10,000

BBC Children in Need
This programme is open to organisations working with disadvantaged children and young people under 18, based in the UK and a registered charity or other not-for-profit organisation. Small Grants up to £10,000.

Football Projects
The Football Foundation is funded by the Premier League, The Football Association and the Government, and directs £40m every year into grass roots sport. Several different grants cover facility projects, projects to increase participation by players and volunteers or use football and sport to create opportunities and build communities. Various amounts available.

Hilden Charitable Fund
Hilden provide grants to projects that support; Homelessness, Penal Affairs, Asylum Seekers and Refugees, and community based initiatives for Disadvantaged Young People Aged 16 to 25 .Up to £5,000

Boost Charitable Trust
Provides grants for charities and non profit making organisations who run activities which aim to inspire disabled and disadvantaged people through sport - up to £500.

Peter Harrison Foundation
Applicants must be registered charities or CASCs. Grants are made for projects which help disabled or disadvantaged people fulfil their potential through sport (capital projects are eligible). - No upper limit.

Co-operative Membership Community Fund
Awards grants for projects that enhance local communities. Can be used for anything from equipment to event costs, help towards rent or fixtures, sport or computer equipment. £100 -£2,000.

Community Amateur Sports Club Scheme (CASC)
Amateur sports clubs can take advantage of valuable tax relief and Gift Aid on voluntary donations by registeringas a CASC

Just Giving
JustGiving for sports clubs will help club members to raise more money, and claim Gift Aid.

Fundrazor
Fundrazor have teamed up with leading entertainment partners and venues across the UK to supply unbeatable ticket offers for fundraising groups. All the tickets are cut-price, and can be sold on to family and friends for the full price and all the money you raise you keep!

Recipric8
A recycling company that recycles consumer electronic equipment. This includes Mobile Phones, PDAs, MP3/4s, SatNavs, Ink Jet Cartridges & Toners, and similar products. You gain Reciproc8 Points™ for the amount of consumer electronics goods that you collect for recycling. which you can redeem against a portfolio of sporting experiences and products.

Bags 4 Sport
The Bags 4 Sport Small Grant Fund is available to sports clubs/projects/initiatives in need of extra financial support for their ongoing sustainability and development.  - Up to £500.

SportsWorks (Eastleigh Borough Council)
SportWorks is a Sport England funded initiative, run by Eastleigh Borough Council’s Sport and Active Lifestyles Team. The funding can be used to cover the costs of delivering the project activity such as coaching fees, facility hire, equipment, training, volunteer expenses, marketing and publicity etc. Contact Harry Lee for more information - 02380 688469

 

Sport Hampshire and IOW is dedicated to providing clubs with advice and guidance on various aspects of funding, including sources of funding available, project planning and writing successful applications.

Some of the key national, regional and local funding sources available to sports clubs are listed below. This list represents a small proportion of funding available; for further funding and finance opportunites please visit Funding Central website or contact Heather Windust.

Sport England Improvement Fund
Funding for medium-sized projects that will improve the quality and experience of sport and is focused on helping more people acquire lifelong sporting habits. £150,000 - £500,000

Community Sport Activation Fund
This fund can go towards projects that, include:- Activities reflecting a broad range of sports, Informal opportunities which could lead to regular participation, Multi-sport activities which provide people with a range of choices and opportunities to suit them, Family orientated activities with a focus on 14 plus age group, Local activator roles that focus on directly organising and delivering new opportunities for participation, will run for up to three years. £50,000 - £250,000

Protecting Playing Fields
The programme will fund capital projects that create, develop and improve playing fields for sporting and community use and offer long term protection of the site for sport.
The programme only supports the following sports:- Football, cricket, rugby league, rugby union, softball/baseball, american football, gaelic football, australian rules football, hockey, hurling, lacrosse, polo and rounders. Up to £50,000.

Inspired Facilities Fund
The Inspired Facilities fund could help you refurbish or upgrade your sports facility; or convert an existing building into a venue suitable for sport and accessible to the whole community. £20,000 to £50,000

Iconic Facilities Fund
Sport England's Iconic Facilities Fund is investing £30m over the next three years in innovative, large-scale, multi-sport facilities' projects that are regionally significant for at least two sports and can demonstrate long-term financial viability. Applications must be submitted by an organisation in England entitled to receive public funding such as sports clubs, voluntary or community organisations, local authorities and education establishments

Inclusive Sport
The Inclusive Sport programme is a Sport England programme designed to increase the number of disabled young people (aged 14+) and adults regularly playing sport as part of Sport England’s wider commitment to increasing disability participation. £10,000+.

BBC Children in Need
This programme is open to organisations working with disadvantaged children and young people under 18, based in the UK and a registered charity or other not-for-profit organisation.Grants  £10,000. to £100,000

Sita Trust Enhancing Communities Programme
This fund supports projects that make physical improvements to community leisure facilities and historic buildings / structures.Not-for-profit organisations including community groups, parish councils, local authorities and charities can apply. Up to £60,000.

 

Sports partnership funding for voluntary bodies and other organisations

The application procedure for funding has now become centralised within Hampshire County Council and there are now six different grant streams which cultural, community and recreational organisations can apply for, ranging from revenue grants to small activity grants. There are grants available to support organisations that wish to make major changes to the way they currently operate.

Culture and Community Activity Grants

This grant can be up to £5,000 and is largely for organisations to directly provide opportunities for individuals and communities to participate in community-focused, cultural and recreational activities.

Culture and Recreation Investment Fund

The Culture and Recreation Investment Fund provides support for a programme of investment in the strategic cultural and recreational infrastructure within Hampshire.  For example supporting countywide Sports Governing Bodies and organisations.

Please contact Sharon Robertson, Sports Development Manger, if you have any questions - 01962 845021.

 

 

Contacts

Nicola Wright
Sports Development Officer
nicola.j.wright@hants.gov.uk
01962 845163


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