This page summarises a number of funding opportunities that could help organisations who are looking to deliver sporting, physical activity and healthy living projects here in the West of England. The funding landscape is continually changing with funding streams opening and closing, therefore we have focused the information below on those that are highly relevant to sport and physical activity and those without a short term fixed closing date or deadline.
There are many more funding opportunities available than those listed below. If you would like to search for a greater range of funding opportunities, you could register on Funding Central. This website can be accessed in the Related Links on this page.
If you would like to find out more information about the new Sport England funding, please visit our Sport England Funding section.
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Funding is available to support 6-8 weeks of activity encouraging new participants aged 11 - 25 into a sport or activity.
Visit www.wesport.org.uk/getting-active/sportivate/ to find out more information.
Satellite Clubs Programme
Funding is available to community sports clubs over 3 years to deliver satellite clubs to young people aged 11-24 on secondary school or college sites.
Visit www.wesport.org.uk/getting-active/satellite-clubs/ to find out more information.
QCF run an ‘Express Grants Programme’. To be eligible your work/activity must benefit people who are disadvantaged. The beneficiaries may be disadvantaged due to poverty, disability, age, location or culture. Express Grants are targeted at small organisations with charitable aims where a small amount of money can make a significant difference. Applicants must be based and working in Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset, North Somerset or South Gloucestershire.
Visit http://quartetcf.org.uk/grant-programmes/express to find out more information.
Offers grants of between £300 and £10,000 for grassroots and community activity that aims to improve life for local people and neighbourhoods.
Visit www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/global-content/programmes/england/awards-for-all-england to find out more information.
Provides funding between £10,000 and £500,000 for voluntary or community groups. The aim of this fund is to help meet the aim of improving communities and the lives of people most in need. A community can be people living in a local area or those with similar interests or needs.
Visit www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/prog_reaching_communities to find out more information.
Funding awarded to projects working with children and young people of 18 years and under experiencing disadvantage through: Illness, distress, abuse or neglect, any kind of disability, behavioural or psychological difficulties, living in poverty or situations of deprivation.
Visit www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/wWhd5lqf4RZ3xhL63G9Xmc/small-grants-what-you-need-to-know to find out more information.