By: <a href='' target='_blank'>Alex Lecea</a>

Government opens consultation on Big Lottery Fund

Sports and physical activity projects bidding for Big Lottery Fund money may be subject to new criteria as a result of a government consultation into the way the fund operates. The Cabinet Office has published a consultation document which will examine the policy directions for the Big Lottery Fund, including who makes the decisions on […]

By: <a href='' target='_blank'>Steve Parker</a>

CSPs need to develop sustainable financial model, says LGA

County Sport Partnerships (CSPs) have to develop a more “sustainable financial model” in the face of council budget cuts, according to the Local Government Association (LGA). In its written submission to the CSP review – which is being overseen by Sport Think Tank director Andy Reed – the LGA warned that the cuts to local […]

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Funding4Sport’s Funding Calendar

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For a full calendar of upcoming funding opportunities click here.
And for a full list click here.

Awards for All

A Lottery grants programme that funds small, community-based projects across the UK. Grants from £300 – £10,000. Fund projects that enable people to take part in art, sport, heritage and community activities, as well as projects that promote education, the environment and health in the local community. This is a rolling programme with no deadline.

Sport England Small Grants

Small Grants uses Lottery funding to make awards of between £300 and £10,000 to not-for-profit organisations to help more people play sport. This is a rolling programme with no deadline.

To submit your funding opportunity to the calendar email


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case studies



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    Crossbank Methodist CC

    Crossbank Methodist Cricket Club wanted funding to fit-out a new clubhouse that would replace the old clubhouse that was was over 30 years old and required extensive modification, Funding4Sport helped make this happen.

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    Aberavon Quins RFC Funding Strategy

    Aberavon Harlequins RFC is based in Port Talbot and sits within the 10% of the most socially deprived areas in Wales. The club has had little investment through funding and having no assets and being unable to demonstrate regular income, the club have been unable to obtain bank loan facilities. Alongside this the current economic […]