Funding Large Grants

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Finding the right funding to get your big ideas and projects off the ground can be tricky. We’ve compiled a handy list of organisations that provide medium to large grants for physical activity and sports projects and facilities.

Securing large grants can feel like hard work. We hope this list will make it a little easier and help you find the funding you need to achieve your goals. It’s also worth trying the Funding Central tool to identify the best funding streams for your projects.

Sport England Funding

Sport England provide large grant funding and have a series of Tackling Inactivity themed rounds.

Sport England – Community Asset Fund 

Sport England’s Community Asset Fund is a new fund dedicated to enhancing the spaces in your local community, whether it’s outdoor or indoor space that inspires you to get active, check out how to apply.

Spirit of 2012 Trust – Girls and Young Women Fund

Spirit of 2012 has partnered with the #iwill fund to create a £2 million partnership that will enable girls and young women to change their communities through social action for the benefit of other girls and the wider community. At this stage, the partnership is keen to hear from interested organisations who can demonstrate their eligibility to deliver an effective project benefitting girls and young women in local communities.

Aviva Community Fund

The Aviva Community Fund offers you the chance to get funding from £1,000 up to £25,000 for an important cause in your community.

Fields in Trust

Fields in Trust looks to protect outdoor spaces and award grants to utilise the open spaces to help more people become active.

BBC Children in Need

This programme is open to organisations working with disadvantaged children and young people under 18, based in the UK and a registered charity or other not-for-profit organisation. Grants £10,000 to £100,000.

Suez Communities Trust

This fund supports projects or not-for-profit organisations to undertake work that is eligible under the Landfill Communities Fund (LCF).

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