Sports funding

Wembley National Stadium Trust

A charitable grant-making trust, distributing funding received from Wembley National Stadium Ltd to support community sports activities.

Access Sport

A charity that gives children, particularly in disadvantaged areas, access to a wide range of quality local sport

Awards for all

A lottery grant scheme offering grants between £500 and £5,000  to local communities.

Sports Leaders UK (formerly British Sports Trust)

Helping young people to give them the skills, advice and confidence to provide sporting opportunities to their neighbourhood.


Sportivate is a National Lottery funded initiative that forms part of Sport England's mass participation legacy programme, 'Places, People, Play'.

Sport and Recreation Alliance (formerly Central Council for Physical Recreation)

The SRA is the national body for governing sports and recreation activities. The website gives a information on the range of fund available for sports.

Comic Relief

Funding can be obtained for certain specific requirements.

European funding programme

A database of over 400 EU grants and loans.

The Football Foundation

With grants from £100 to £1m the Football Foundation can fund projects such as new team kits and improved changing rooms.

Inclusive Fitness Initiative

Promotes and support opportunities for people with disabilities to take part in physical activities

Heart Research

Grant application for 'lifestyle interventions' - physical activity, healthy eating and smoking cessation programmes that will help to prevent or reduce the risk of heart disease.

The National Lottery

Awards to support projects in sports facilities, youth coaching and development, sports events and supporting athletics excellence.


Grassroots sponsorship incentive scheme matching commercial sponsorship, pound for pound

Sports England

Creates opportunities for people to start in sports, stay in sports and succeed in sports.

UK Sports

Supports talented men and women in sports where we compete as the United Kingdom.