Sported’s Latest Newsletter November 2017

Funding available in the West Midlands.

Welcome to this month’s funding bulletin.

Need help with fundraising or completing funding applications? Our Light Touch service gives you short term support when you need it most. See “Your Services” page in Your Sported Network for more information or complete the application form here.

Whilst some of the funds are general, the theme for this month is education and learning.

Can’t find quite what you’re looking for? Use out bespoke funding search to get something tailored just to you. To access this, visit Your Sported Network, log in, go to Your Funding and click on “contact us”.

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Sport England – Tackling Inactivity and Economic Disadvantage Fund

Grants are available for projects which support inactive people from lower socio-economic groups in England by engaging with them through sport and physical activity with the result of helping them change their lives for the better.
Application deadline: 06/11/2017 

Awards for All – England

Grants are available for voluntary groups, schools, local authorities and health bodies in England to carry out projects that will improve their local community.

Boost Charitable Trust

Small grants are available to charities and non-profit making organisations with a focus on sport that help disabled and disadvantaged individuals in the UK participate in sport.

Central Social and Recreational Trust

Grants are available for sports clubs and organisations in England to provide or assist in the provision of facilities for recreation or other leisure time occupation for the benefit of disadvantaged children who are under the age of 21 years.

DWF Charitable Foundation

One-off grants are available to registered charities in England, Wales and the Republic of Ireland for projects that address issues of homelessness, employability, education, health and well being.

Persimmon Community Champions

One-off grants are available for local community organisations and charities that have already secured matched funding for local community initiatives across England, Scotland and Wales.

Peter Harrison Foundation – Opportunities through Sport Programme

Grants are available to charities registered in the UK that are running sports projects which provide opportunities for people who are disabled or otherwise disadvantaged to fulfil their potential and develop personal and life skills.

Sport England – Small Grants Programme

Grants are available to help not-for-profit sports clubs, local authorities and schools in England to carry out local community sports projects and encourage more people (aged 14 years and older) to be involved in sport.


Youth Investment Fund

This round is only open for youth organisations to deliver, expand and create high quality local youth provision in the following locations: Sandwell, Wolverhampton, Dudley, Solihull, Walsall, Peterborough, Kings Lynn and West Norfolk, Huntingdonshire, Fenland and East Cambridgeshire.
Application deadline: 20/11/2017

Tamworth – Voluntary Organisation Grants

Funding is available to encourage groups in Tamworth to develop and to support the vision and corporate priorities of the Council which are to aspire and prosper, and to be healthier and safer.
Application deadline: 01/12/2017 

Nuneaton and Bedworth Sports Forum

Grants are available to local sports clubs in Nuneaton and Bedworth for new activities and projects that will help with the club’s development.

Roughley Trust

Grants are available for registered charities in Birmingham undertaking projects in the areas of special needs, deprivation and disadvantage, fostering health and well-being, and the arts, heritage and environment.

Staffordshire Community Foundation

Grants are available to support voluntary and community groups in Staffordshire for general community benefit, including healthy living, road safety, community development and the lives of young people.

Stoke City Football Club Community Fund

Grants are available to local community, self-help and voluntary groups for charitable projects which benefit local communities in Staffordshire and South Cheshire.

Warwick – Sports Grants

Small one-off grants are available for not-for-profit local voluntary sports clubs and community groups within Warwick District to assist with sports-related activities.

West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner – Active Citizens Fund

Funding is available for projects in the West Midlands that will make a difference to communities and that they can be actively engaged in.

Thank you for reading this month’s funding bulletin. We hope this information is useful to you.

Terry from the Sported team.