At Surrey Heath Borough Council we are keen to support both clubs and individuals in Surrey Heath in developing their sport. Because of this we want to ensure that you are aware of the options available to you and your sports club in terms of funding advice and support.
Surrey Heath Borough Council's Sports Development Team promote funding advice that is open to individual athletes and sports clubs, please contact Gary Clifford on 01276 707 272 or email Gary.Clifford@surreyheath.gov.uk. Noreen Pottinger is Surrey Heath's funding advisor that will be able to help charities and organisations such as sports clubs with any queries and should be your first point of contact. She can be contacted on 01276 707 565 or
The Community Foundation for Surrey is an independent charitable Trust raising the level of giving and building permanent community funds. It awards grants to local community and voluntary groups who make a real difference to peoples lives and the quality of life in their communities. These grants are awarded from a growing programme of charitable funds established by individuals, families, companies and trusts who want to support local community projects in Surrey. For more details on how to apply, use this link. Opens in a new window
Surrey County Playing Fields Association (SCPFA) encourages the provision of recreational facilities for all age groups. SCPFA offers grants and loans to sports organisations throughout the year to ensure the needs of village communities in Surrey are met. If you are interested in applying or would like more information please contact Jim Faulkner on 01483 275628 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cash4Clubs is a sports funding scheme, enabling sports clubs to apply for grants to improve facilities, gain coaching qualifications or to develop a sustainable club. Use this link to apply for Cash4Clubs Sports Grants up to £1,000.
Awards for All is a lottery grants programme aimed at local communities. It provides grants between £500-£5,000. It funds projects that enable people to take part in art, sport, heritage and community activities, as well as projects that promote education and health in the community. You can contact the South East Regional Office for an application pack and more information on 01483 568764. This scheme provides grants of up to £5,000 to your club for this purpose.
Surrey Heath Sports Council represents the opinions of local sports groups. The Borough Council grant aids the Sports Council and in turn the Sports Council grant aids local sports groups and individuals. The Sports Council is made up of volunteers appointed from a variety of community sports organisations and meets six times per year. All sports organisations actively operating or intending to operate within the Borough can apply for membership of the Sports Council.
Download a Surrey Heath Sports Council Financial Support application form
Contact the Sports Council
Tel: 01252 834221
Funding for Coaches
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Not sure where to start? Click here to view our Funding Advice and Tips briefing, Opens in a new window in which we outline some key suggestions and useful pointers to help you ensure that your funding bid is successful.
The Active Surrey Funding Guide 2010 aims to provide up-to-date information on funding for sports clubs, organisations and individuals in Surrey.Click here to view the funding guide Opens in a new window.
Funding Central, a free smart guide to over 4,000 grants, offers you the chance to search yourself for the most appropriate funding stream for your project, click here. Opens in a new window