Grants and funding are available to sports clubs and individual athletes through different schemes. Here are some of the ways you can get financial support for a number of initiatives.
School Sports Grant
Individual schools can apply for up to £3,000 per year for additional sport and physical activity activities that enhance and extend existing provision.
A school may apply more than once per year but not exceed the limit of £3,000.
For joint applications involving two or more schools, an increased limit of £5,000 will apply.
Applications will be considered for external sports coaches, trips to sports facilities, hire of transport, equipment purchase and hire of external venues for specialist sports/activities
School applications will be considered on a rolling monthly basis. Please send completed applications to the Sports Development Team.
Available grant up to £10,000 for a variety of projects, equipment and training.
Part funding towards coaching and officiating qualifications for coaches, officials and volunteers living and working with clubs within the London Borough of Hillingdon.
The are two levels of grant funding available
- Individual Silver grants are up to a max £1,000.
- Individual Gold grants are up to a max £10,000. Applications for a gold grant are considered once per year and successful applicants are awarded grants at the Mayor's Annual Sports Awards.
The gold grant is designed to provide support to an athlete with huge sporting potential to represent GB or one of the home nations in major international championships like the Olympics, Paralympics, sport specific European and World Championships or similar international events. The London Borough of Hillingdon will work with any athlete they support with a gold grant to help promote sport and sporting success throughout the borough.
A successful applicant will...
- Be at a national, international or emerging national level within a sport recognised by Sport England and UK Sport
- Be recognised by their sports national governing body formally as part of their talent identification and performance structure.
- Be a resident of Hillingdon for the last 10 years (excluding time away for period of study)
To be presented at Mayor's Award in late January
Both can then complete the same form below:
Deadlines for grant applications:
- 30 November 2014 (Individual Gold Grant only)
- 31 January 2015
- 31 May 2015
- 30 September 2015
- 31 January 2016
If you would like any further information about membership or grants please contact Sports Development.
Sports Aid is an grant scheme to help individual sports people reach their full potential. The grant aid can take one of two basic forms:
- a traditional sports aid grant given predominantly to youngsters, aged 12-16 years, in the form of direct financial help; and
- through TASS, the talented athlete scheme, help takes the form of tailored services for the athlete.
Tax breaks for sports clubs
Good news for amateur sports clubs. You can now benefit from valuable tax relief by registering either as a charity with the Charity Commission or as a Community Amateur Sports Club (CASC) (CASC) with the Inland Revenue.
If you would like assistance in setting up as a charity contact Hillingdon Association of Volunteers on 01895 442722.
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