Sports grants and funding guide

Working in conjunction with Sport Poole, we are able to advise whether funds could be made available to talented sports people, sports clubs and coaches.

Individuals

A grant of up to £250 is available to athletes who are a resident of Poole, or the applicant is a permanent resident within Poole but is temporarily living outside for the purposes of study (full-time education only). They must demonstrate a high level of attainment in their sport, and providing the funding requirements meet one or more of the following criteria (full eligibility criteria):

  • receive coaching and/or training
  • competition entry fees
  • transport and accommodation expenses for training and/or competitions
  • to obtain formal coaching qualifications, that will be used in a voluntary capacity
  • purchase of sport-specific specialist equipment
  • purchase of covid-19 related equipment (up to a maximum of £100).

Applications can only be submitted once every three years.

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You will need to sign in or create an account with us before you can apply. 

Clubs

Funding of up to £500 is available to Poole based sports clubs providing the funding requirements meets one or more of the following criteria (full eligibility criteria):

  • starting up a new club or activity
  • new and improved activity programme/events
  • purchase of equipment provided it is part of the club’s development plan to improve/expand the programme to make it more accessible
  • purchase of covid-19 related equipment (up to a maximum of £100).

Applications can only be submitted once every three years.

To apply, please use our form.

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Funding guide

You can download our funding guide for sport & recreation which tells you the kind of funding that is available for differing sports and activities.

The Active Dorset funding guide for sports clubs is also available.

Page last updated: 30 September 2020
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