Funding opportunities

Applications open for Swim England clubs to receive funding for membership boost

Swim England clubs are encouraged to apply for funding which aims to increase membership numbers.

The Swim England TRY and START Programmes are once again open for applications, with the goal to increase participation in all disciplines.

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Aquatic athletes encouraged to apply for GLL Sport Foundation funding

The next generation of title-chasing aquatic athletes are being encouraged to apply for financial support in going for gold.

Ahead of a huge year of UK and world sport in 2020, the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF), the UK’s largest independent athlete support programme, is once again offering financial backing to help aspiring sporting talent fulfil their potential.

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There are funding opportunities for clubs with SwimMark accreditation.

Active Partnerships (formerly County Sports Partnerships) often have details of local funding opportunities.

The National Lottery Community Fund distributes over £600m a year to communities in the UK, raised by  The National Lottery.

Cash4Clubs is a sports funding scheme, giving clubs a unique chance to apply for grants to improve facilities, buy new equipment, gain qualifications and invest in the sustainability of their organisation.

They make awards of £500, £750, £1000 and £10,000 available.

Club Matters is Sport England’s one stop shop for sports clubs. Club Matters provides free, convenient, practical resources to help you develop and run a sustainable club.

Funding 4 Sport was established to take one of the leading positions in funding within the sports and community deveopment industry.