We’re encouraging not for profit organisations who play an important role in keeping their community physically active to get involved.
If your sports club has experienced short term financial difficulty, or needs to adapt how it operates, due to the pandemic follow the link below to start setting up a crowdfunding campaign and apply for up to £10,000 match funding today.
If you have already started a crowdfunding campaign you can apply for the match funding via your Crowdfunder dashboard.See the eligibility criteria below for more information.
Match funding to help the sport and physical activity sector through the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
You need a crowdfunding project to apply for funding. Start or continue adding your project and, if eligible, you'll be prompted to apply.
This investment aims to help community sport and physical activity organisations who are experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. As we ease out of lockdown measures and return to play, there's a lot for sport and physical activity providers to consider as lockdown restrictions evolve, so campaigns to enable this will also be considered.
Our match investment, of up to £10,000, aims to help organisations start to help themselves on the road to recovery. It's specifically targeted at organisations who have a role in supporting the nation to be active but who are experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to the ongoing crisis.To be eligible to apply, organisations must be:
If your application is approved, you’ll get match funding of up to 50% towards your initial crowdfunding target, up to a maximum of £10,000.To receive a pledge, you will need to do two things (the ‘pledge conditions’):
1) raise at least 25% of your initial target,
2) raise this from a minimum number of supporters
Following receipt of a pledge you will also need to reach 100% of your initial funding target to receive the funds from Sport England.Note – Sport England reserve the right to vary these pledge criteria; projects will be notified if their pledge criteria will vary from the stated terms above.
Before completing your application please read the full Eligibility and Pledge Criteria. Read here.
Funded projects will be required to agree to the Return to Play: Active Together Grant Conditions.
Elmbridge Eagles Rugby League Club is 40 years old and is currently refurbing its pitches and clubhouse to secure its 25 year lease
To Create a New Outdoor Seating Area and upgrade Bar and Lounge area within Clubhouse
Our aim is to build two Padel courts which will introduce a new and exciting facility, for members and non-members alike in and around Ripon
We need support to help us through the COVID-19 challenges, to keep our community active, keep us playing hockey and attract more members
Covid-19 has had a drastic effect on our club. We need funds to pay for pool hire space for our young swimmers to continue their training.
Essential pavilion extension and redevelopment of the St Peters Pavilion and Covid recovery funding to replenish lost revenues.
The aim of our project is to buy a new fold away Boxing ring to replace our 70 year old one which is becoming extremely unsafe to use.
Our aim is to provide a safe, improved playing surface for our ever growing club, for our juniors and new women's teams to enjoy.
Help us keep out club alive by supporting us in raising funds for a boat & equipment vital in allowing us to offer diving to the community
To be greener and cleaner urgently need to update the water supply, update the electrics and the shower facilities.
Freemoovement's aim to remove barriers to being active and improve health by training volunteers to lead and inspire their communities.
Project 175 aims to secure the future of cricket in Faringdon by enabling significant junior programme expansion and facilities improvements
Create your unique page. Tell your story and explain your idea. Then set a target and how long you need to reach it.
Spread the word to friends, professional contacts and others in your community. Tell everyone you know about your project.
People who like your idea donate or pledge money in return for a reward they’ll receive once your project succeeds.
Learn at your own pace on our crowdfunding course, designed for sports ideas and ventures starting out looking to raise funds.
Our team regularly host live and interactive sessions to share all the tips and know-how you need to be successful on Crowdfunder.
If applying to match funding from Sport England, this free PDF guide can give you all the information and inspiration you need to get started.