Funding Opportunities

Funding Opportunities

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. 

Latest Funding Opportunities


Support is available to individuals or organisations that run activities that inspire people to lead an active life.

The support is for people that make it happen – they run the sessions, they coach the participants, they inspire people to join in.

We will try to help with whatever is stopping that session happening or holding it back.  Let us help kick start a new activity.  Click here to find out more

Satellite Clubs

Funding is available to organisations for 2 years to deliver Satellite Clubs to young people aged 14-19 in the community.

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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.

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Grants are made to charitable organisations working for the benefit of Bristol residents. Focus areas are education, health and the elderly.

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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.

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Uses Lottery funding to make awards of between £300 and £10,000 to not-for-profit organisations to help more people play sport.

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Offers grants of between £300 and £10,000 for grassroots and community activity that aims to improve life for local people and neighbourhoods.

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