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.
We are looking to replace our old artificial practice facility with a new two lane facility, to benefit our membership & local community.
Our aim to is develop a new home for Croquet at a site in Roade, Northamptonshire and encourage wider participation for all.
The aim is to upgrade the clubhouse to be fully accessible, modern, energy efficient and safe for the community and club members.
We are raising funds to replace the income we in 2020/21 to help secure the club's future. Our target is £10,000
Wight Dolphins are looking for help to raise funds to get our boat back in the water and continue our diving and our community activities.
We aim to refurbish our gym so that all of our club members can get the most our of our rowing club, and achieve a high level of rowing.
Support Supermarines Ladies RFC raise running costs, develop and expand women’s rugby across Swindon and Wiltshire.
Help us take our next step towards a permanent Gympanzees. A world-class play, exercise & social facility for children with disabilities.
To help keep our club alive, investing in new Try Dive Equipment, New RHIB to enable students to explore the open water & post Covid support
Help us re-build our club. We are now an independent women's football club in East London, having most recently represented Leyton Orient.
This Project is to help raise money towards renovating & kitting out the new community training centre in Grimsby.
Help Tumble Gymnastics and Activity Centre fundraise to help make the centre more accessible and sustainable.
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.
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.