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Sports grants

The application process is open from 1st May 2019 until the end of February 2020 and any applications we receive in March/April will not be assessed until May 2020.

Our sports grants can provide financial assistance towards the cost of sporting facilities and equipment. Grants are available to individual competitors, coaches and sports clubs.

Sports grants for individuals

Grants for individual people are to assist with coaching or travel costs up to £500. 

  • you must be an amateur competitor
  • you must live in the Staffordshire Moorlands
  • your chosen sport must be recognised by Sport England

Individuals need to be able to demonstrate high attainment or potential and making efforts to attract additional grants from other sources.

Individual application form [57KB]
Individual guidance notes [74KB]

Sports grants for coaches

These grants help coaches with extra coaching qualifications.
Grants for up to 90% of the total cost with a maximum of £500 will be considered for aspiring coaches working with clubs in the Moorlands.

Coach application form [72KB]
Coach guidance notes [65KB]

Sports grants for clubs and organisations

A club grant could help your sports club to develop their activities or stage new events.

We are keen to encourage participation in sport by women and girls, 16 to 24 year olds and people with disabilities.

To be considered for funding, clubs must be

  • voluntary, not for profit and open to all
  • a member of the Biddulph, Cheadle or Leek Sports Advisory Council
  • based in the Staffordshire Moorlands, with most members living in the district.

Club application form [93KB]
Club guidance notes [83KB]

When to apply

The application process has changed -

  • you can apply for a sports grant at any time during the year
  • we will tell you we have received your application
  • your application will be assessed within 8 weeks
  • we will contact you no more than 5 working days after the decision is made

How to apply

Contact us if you have any further queries.

Have a look at the Sport Across Staffordshire or Sport England websites for further funding ideas.