Funding & Grant Support

Funding can give clubs the opportunity to run a project to increase participation, organise an open day, purchase new equipment, improve their facilities, train coaches & volunteers or promote the club more. 

There are a number of funding opportunities available to sports clubs that can be used to help develop the club; 

BWSW Funding

FundAvailable toAmountproject typeApplication Closing Date
Development Bursary All affiliated clubs & accredited sites Up to £500 Projects that will increase and sustain participation / increase membership & member retention / Cutting Edge

Application Form - online

Application form - paper

30/07/2017
Disability Training Fund All licenced coaches and volunteers Up to £150 Grants towards disability training or workshops Application Form  31/03/2018

Sport England Funding

Sport England focus their investment on organisations and projects that will grow and sustain participation for the local community. 

FUNDAvailable toAmountProject TypeApplicationclosing date
Small Grants Not-for-profit & community organisations £300 to £10,000 Projects that help more young people (14+) and adults participate in sport Online form  Ongoing 
Inspired Facilities Not-for-profit & community organisations £10,000 to £75,000  Projects that improve and refurbish sports facilities  Online form  Currently closed 
Sportivate Not-for-profit & community organisations  Varied  Funding to run subsidised, 6 week programme of activity for 14-25 year olds Via your CSP (County Sport Partnership) Ongoing / dependent on CSP

Local Funding

Funding can often be found locally, contact your Local Authority or local County Sports Partnership to find out what is available.

Speak to a member of the Development Team to discuss suitable funding opportunities for your club or facility - email us or phone 01932 560007 opt. 4