Sports Grants

The city council does not operate a specific sports grants programme but can offer advice and help to endorse funding bids to other specific funding pots that are available countywide some are listed below. For more information please call the Sports and Phyiscal Activity Team on 01962 848 532.

Funding Opportunities for Clubs :-

Sport England

Sport England is committed to helping people and communities across the country create sporting habits for life.Funding Opportunities for Coaches :-

This means investing in organisations and projects that will get more people taking up and continuing to play sport and creating opportunities for people to excel at their chosen sport.

In addition to our investment in key partners to deliver specific objectives, we are launching funding programmes open to a wide range of organisations. These include sports clubs, voluntary or community organisations, local authorities, schools, colleges and universities.

Coach, Official & Volunteer Scholarship Scheme

If you are a coach currently practicing with a Level 1 or 2 qualification and are looking to progress further to UKCC Levels 2 and 3 you may be eligible to apply for the coach bursary scheme operated by Sport Hampshire & IOW. The scheme will fund Level 2 & 3 coaching qualifications assuming candidates meet certain requirements. The application must be endorsed by a lead officer which should be either the local authority Sports Development Officer or National Governing Body Officer. Read more about Sport Hampshire & IOW's Coach, Official & Volunteer Scholarship Scheme.

For further information on other funding streams available to clubs and individuals please read more on the Energise Me website.