Sport/Recreation Funders

Funder Amount Closing Date Status
(Social Economy Growth Fund) Not Specified 17 Feb 2017 Closed The Social Economy Growth Fund will enable the third sector/social economy to improve and increase services and support for people experiencing poverty and disadvantage. It will help organisations to increase their capacity to support disadvantaged people – for example by expanding existing services and employing additional staff. The Fund will support organisations with a proven track record of working successfully with individuals and families who experience disadvantage, poverty and social exclusion. Organisations applying are expected to: •support people to move into better paid employment •increase household income •improve people's skills •empower people to find and own solutions to poverty themselves   Full details including eligibility criteria and the application process are available from https://beta.gov.scot/publications/social-economy-growth-fund-guidance/ The closing date for applications is 5pm on Friday 17 February.
Andy Fanshawe Memorial Trust Not Specified Open The Trust gives grants that allow disadvantaged young people to take up opportunities to develop an exciting interest in the great outdoors. We usually support programmes run by schools or youth groups, exclusively within the UK. no minimum and maximum levels of support are outlined by the trust. instead, eatch project will be judged and awarded on merit; funding is available for projects that allow mdisadvantaged young people to take up opportunities to develop an exciting intrest in the grate outdoors.  
Big Lotter Fund - improving lives - Medium Medium: Up to £100,000 Open Many people experience challenges at some point in their lives and we want to support activity that helps them overcome these difficulties and become more resilient. We want to fund activity that means people: are better able to identify ways to take control over their lives and build resilience are able to shape the activities and services they use to better meet their needs have more access to support and opportunities to improve their lives. For applications up to £150,000 you only need to fill in a single application form. If you are applying for between £150,000 and £1 million there is a different form and two stage process. To get an application form or to discuss what you're planning, contact our Scotland Advice Team on 0300 123 7110 or advicescotland@biglotteryfund.org.uk      
Cash For Kids - Grassroots Football Fund Small: Up to £10,000 22 Mar 2017 Open This brand-new fund was set up following the Grassroot Football week on Superscoreboard, where the need to support disadvantaged children across Glasgow so they can access Football facilities was identified. At present these children are not able to take advantage of facilities due to costs including subs, transport, kit and food.   Aims of the fund To give disadvantaged children across Glasgow and the West access to Football activities out of school in a professionally supported environment. To ensure children have access to nutritious food and the funds to get them to the training sessions and games. To ensure they feel inclusive when integrating with other children. Groups can apply for; Funds to pay for places for new players at their club. Funds to transport players to and from training and games as necessary. Funds to secure better training facilities. Funds to support children with food and nutrition information.
Cash For Kids - Grassroots Football Fund Small: Up to £10,000 22 Mar 2017 Open This brand-new fund was set up following the Grassroot Football week on Superscoreboard, where the need to support disadvantaged children across Glasgow so they can access Football facilities was identified. At present these children are not able to take advantage of facilities due to costs including subs, transport, kit and food.   Aims of the fund To give disadvantaged children across Glasgow and the West access to Football activities out of school in a professionally supported environment. To ensure children have access to nutritious food and the funds to get them to the training sessions and games. To ensure they feel inclusive when integrating with other children. Groups can apply for; Funds to pay for places for new players at their club. Funds to transport players to and from training and games as necessary. Funds to secure better training facilities. Funds to support children with food and nutrition information.
Cruden Foundation Limited Not Specified Open this scheme makes grants available for registered charities in Scotland working for the support and improvment of the community funding is available for activities that support the main purposes of the trust as follows: The advancement of education the advancment of health The advacment of citizenship or community deelopment. The advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science The advancement of public participation in sport The provision of recreational facilities, or the organisation of recreational activities, withe the object of iproving the conditions of life for the person for whom the facilities or activities are primarily intended the advacement of environmental protection or improvement the relief of those in need by reson of age , ill health, disability, finacial hardship or other disadvantage. the advacement of Animal welfare.   The trust does not maintain and email address or website. applications must be submitted in writing and must demonstrate need and purposes of support and be adressed to   The Secretary Cruden Foundation Limite Baserton House Juniper Green Edinburgh EH14 3HN
EK Shopping Centre Community Fund Small: Up to £10,000 Open EK Shopping Centre lies at the very heart of East Kilbride and is proud to be a core part of the community. As part of our commitment to the community, EK East Kilbride has a unique Community Fund designed to provide financial support to local clubs, community groups and other worthy causes in the town. Community Fund applications are assessed on a quarterly basis and the quarterly closing dates for applications are 28th February, 31st May, 31st August and 30th November. The maximum funding that can be applied for is £1,000. All decisions made by the Fund are final and not open to discussion.    
Event Scotland Medium: Up to £100,000 6 Oct 2017 Closed Run by Event Scotland, the National Funding Programme supports events (outside Edinburgh and Glasgow) which showcase Scotland and help generate tourism.  Your event should have the potential to attract visitors to your region during and after the event, along with a number of other requirements. Grants of between £4,000 – £25,000 are available, although the maximum funding requested must not exceed 25% of the overall event income.
One Stop Carriers for Causes Grants Small: Up to £10,000 Open The One Stop’s ‘Carriers for Causes’ grants programme is funded through the money raised from the 5p bag charge in One Stop stores in England, Wales and Scotland. The funding is administered by Groundwork on behalf of One Stop. Grants of up to £1,000 are available for projects that benefit local communities within two miles of a One Stop store in Great Britain. Projects must meet at least one of the following outcomes: Improving the lives of young people. Improving the lives of the elderly. Promoting physical activity. Improving health or well being. Increasing community safety. Protecting or improving the local environment. Examples of eligible projects include, but are not limited to: One off community events such as community fun day expenses, summer youth camp, litter picking, day trips costs for community based clubs or organisations, sports events, expenses to pay for terminally ill cancer patients on visits to the seaside. Purchasing items to run a project such as specialised medical equipment, football/cricket /netball kit for local junior club, arts and craft materials for a workshop, kitchen equipment for a healthy eating project, marketing materials for an event, fishing kit for youth project. Improvements to community buildings such as painting, refurbishing buildings such as hospices, scout or guide huts, school building, community centres. Improvements to external spaces such as park clean ups, community gardens, hospital/hospice gardens, disabled access projects, food growing projects, woodland walk. Purchasing materials to undertake a place based improvement project such as buying paint, litter pickers, gravel, grass seed, plants, and benches. The funding can be spent on project costs as follows: 90% of the grant must be spent on direct delivery, by which is meant physical works and labour costs. 10% of the grant can be spent on indirect costs, by which is meant management, administration, evaluation, promotion, fundraising, and training. Non-profit making organisations can apply as long as they are constituted and have a governing docume
Robertson Trust Not Specified Open The Robertson Trust is an independent Scottish grant-making Trust which exists to provide financial support to charities as defined by the Law of Scotland. In practice, this enables the Trustees to donate to a wide range of charitable objectives where the work takes place in, or has an impact on, Scotland.   the organisation has 3 Funding Strands   1. Care and wellbeing 2. Strenghening Communities 3 Realising Potential and its outcomes are Improved confidence & self-esteem Increased inclusion Improved Skills and Knowledge Improved Health and Well-being  
Scottish Volleyball Association (SVA) Small: Up to £10,000 Open This scheme provides financial assistance for the development of volleyball clubs operating in Scotland
Sport Facilities Fund - Sports Scotland Not Specified Open This programme covers the provision or upgrading of all facilities for the general community.  In the main, proposals will be led by local authorities, clubs, trusts and the like.  This funding stream funds developments that are for the public good and will provide equitable opportunities for increased sports participation by the community at local level. Priority will be given to projects that have established/will establish with the sports programmes and/or initiatives operated by the local authority, national governing body for sport and their associates/partners.
The Good Neighbour Fund Small: Up to £10,000 Open Scottish Roads Partnership (SRP), together with its main contractors Ferrovial Lagan and Amey, is launching The Good Neighbour Fund, a new funding initiative set up to give something back to local communities in close proximity to the £500m M8 M73 M74 Motorway Improvement Project. Through The Good Neighbour Fund, SRP has allocated £15,000 for 2016 / 2017 to support local groups, organisations and charities that meet the funding criteria and is now inviting applications for grants of up to £500. Organisations eligible for funding should encourage education and skills development, support a local community initiative or charity, or have environmental benefits. All applications will be considered on an individual basis. For an application form, please email: info@scotroadspartnership.co.uk.
The Sportsman Charity Small: Up to £10,000 Open Registered charitable organisations can apply to this charity for between £500 to £5,000 funding. The Trustees will consider applications from charities working in Scotland in the fields of sport, children and young people, disability and the disadvantaged. Their aim is to provide support which can make a significant difference to the delivery of existing activities, rather than funding running costs or overheads. A major proportion of the distribution of funds is by grants to smaller charities and projects. In addition, each year the Charity identifies two partner organisations which will receive a significant proportion of the funds raised at The Sportsman’s Dinner.
Wooden spoon charity Not Specified Open The scheme seeks to make a positive impact on the lives of disadvantaged children and young people throughout the UK.   With those principles projects which will benefit children and young people who are disadvantaged, physically, mentally or socially. Projects are normally of a capital nature, the phone reasonably long term lifetime. Educational programs are typically funded for a period of three years must include a key rugby element. Grants will be considered for Equipment, kit, salaries and administration costs. However funding is not normally available for the following. Computer or electronic equipment vehicle projects (minibus) revenue expenditure individuals Wooden spoons contribution may be up to 100% of the cost
Youth Voice fund Small: Up to £10,000 Open youth Voice fund is funding that is avalable for 10-21 year olds. Applications are welcome from individuals and Youth groups who live in or operate in parts of the following areas: Blantyre Burnbank hillhouse Whithill Fairhill Low Waters Cairns Halfway Burnhill Westburn Fernhill Whitlawburn Spittal Blairbeth Cathkin Larkhall and the Circuit   individuals can apply for up to £150 youth groups can apply for up to £500 Youth Voice Fund's main aim is to help Support those who are most in need The fund will support ideas and activities that may help develop skills and confidence in three main categories: Music and Arts Sport or Employment and Education the panel will not fund groups for school curricular activities