Funding Small grants

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Rushmoor Community Grants

We offer grants of between £50 and £2,000 to groups and clubs that can show that they would have real difficulty funding projects without our help.

Magic Little Grants

Localgiving has teamed up with the Postcode Community Trust to provide over 400 grants of £500 to small charities and community groups. Magic Little Grants Fund provides small charities and community groups the opportunity to access funding to deliver engaging physical activities, which help to overcome barriers to participation.

Awards for All

Funding available for investments that bring people together and build strong relationships in and across communities, improve the places and spaces that matter to communities and enable more people to fulfil their potential by working to address issues at the earliest possible stage.

Project 500 bursaries

Specifically for women looking to gain a coaching qualification. Up to 75% of costs associated with a Level 1, 2 or 3 coaching qualification. Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Hampshire & IOW Community Foundation

Various amounts available for projects that help to empower those in the community to lead healthier lives and develop through sport.

Hampshire Playing Fields Association

Support to improve sport, recreational and play facilities.

Hampshire County Council Activity Grant

To encourage participation in community-focused activities.

Badminton England Club Development Grant

To support clubs to develop Badminton England are offering the opportunity to apply for a club support grant of up to £500. The grant should be used to help the club develop and grow which could be done for example by, increasing the number of sessions, developing coaches, running an open event. Clubs must be affiliated to Badminton England.

Charity Website Grant Programme

The Transform Foundation offer grants to charities to improve their websites. This grant could help to increase their ability to raise funds, more effectively serve their beneficiaries and raise broader awareness of their cause.

Postcode Community Trust

The Trust provides kit and equipment to community sporting groups in Hampshire.

Torch Trophy Trust Bursaries

Helps volunteers develop and improve their coaching skills.


To support the running costs and overheads associated with sports projects.

Small Grants Scheme

A Sport England scheme for projects that increase participation and development opportunities. Grants from £300 – £10,000.

Sport Solent in the Community

Support community groups and individuals in Hampshire. Grants of up to £1000 are available.

Tesco Charity Trust

Provides funding for practical elements of projects such as equipment and resource. Amounts between £500 and £2,500.

Waitrose Community Matters

Grants for good causes in the community – voted for by Waitrose Customers. Up to £1000.

Football Projects

Varied grants from the Football Foundation to help grassroots clubs with different projects.

Santander Foundation

For projects related to education, training or financial capability. Up to £10,000.

Hilden Charitable Fund

Funding for projects that support; homelessness, penal affairs, asylum seekers and refugees and community-based initiatives for disadvantaged young people aged 16 to 25. Up to £5,000.

Boost Charitable Trust

For charities and non-profits that run activities to inspire disabled and disadvantaged people through sport. Up to £500.

Peter Harrison Foundation

Applicants must be registered charities or CASCs. Grants for projects that help disabled or disadvantaged people fulfil their potential through sport.

Co-operative Local Community Fund

Awards grants for projects that enhance local communities. 

Community Amateur Sports Club Scheme

Valuable tax relief and Gift Aid on voluntary donations for amateur sports clubs.


Recycle electronic equipment to earn points to redeem against sporting experiences and products.

SportsWorks (Eastleigh Borough Council)

Funded by Sport England, run by Eastleigh, the scheme covers the costs of delivering projects – anything from training to marketing.

Winchester City Council Grants

Winchester City Council offers a range of grants at different times of the year. Check their website for the latest available funds.

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