Funding Opportunities


We aim to provide a comprehensive list of funding opportunities that can support you with furthering your coaching knowledge.

Wesport can support you with completing applications to any of these organisations.  For assistance please contact Richard Colman, Coaching Development Manager on 0117 328 6266. 

If you are aware of other funding opportunities then please help us to spread the news to other coaches by passing us the information - Submit funding information.

Sport England Small Grants

Wells Sports Foundation

Cashs for Clubs

Awards for All

Torch Trophy Trust


Sport England Small Grants - £300 - £10,000

Gain funding through your sports club to improve your coaching, only open to non-profit sports clubs.

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Wells Sports Foundation - 50% Grants from £500 - £2000

Gain funding for coaching and umpiring qualifications through your sports club, your club must have clubmark status, your qualification must then go on to support the development of young people aged 5-18 in your club.

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Cash for Clubs - £250, £500 or £1000

Three tiers of grants to gain a coaching bursary as long as you are linked to a local sports club that are registered with their National Governing Body.

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Awards for All - £300 and £10,000

Simple small grants scheme making awards of between, which aims to help improve local communities and the lives of people most in need. It is part of the Big Lottery Fund range of funding schemes

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Torch Trophy Trust - £100 to £1000

The Bursary aims to help volunteers to improve their skills as coaches or officials but who are unable to do so without funding, it will not be for more than 50% of the total costs involved. 

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