The major source of sports funding for clubs is the National Lottery SPORTLOT fund, administered by Sport Wales. Funding packages change frequently so there may be more grants available than the ones listed here.
Community Chest is a Sports Wales Initiative for community sport and physical recreation. It offers grants of up to £1,500 in any 12 month period for activities that:
The scheme is open to any group as long as they have a bank account in the organisation’s name.
Community Chest will normally consider all the costs associated with ensuring a project is successful. Normally grant aid is only given for up to 20 sessions of a project, after which time they are expected to become self-sufficient.
The Montgomeryshire District Sports Council is runs three grant schemes. Applications must be returned by the end of March and September each year.
The Talented Athlete Support Grant gives financial help to aspiring and talented athletes in Montgomeryshire. Athletes must have qualified or been selected to compete at national level or above.
Grants are available up to a maximum of £200 year, but sports must be officially recognised by Sport Wales. Applications will be assessed by a panel of representatives from the Montgomeryshire District Sports Council.
For more information, contact our Sports Development team using the contact details on the page.