Promoting Sport & Physical Activity

Sports equipment

SUEZ Communities Trust
Funds to not-for-profit organisations to undertake work that is eligible under the Landfill Communities Fund (LCF).
Supporting projects that make physical improvements to community leisure facilities and historic buildings / structures


Reaching Communities England
Funds projects that help people and communities most in need. Projects can be new or existing, or be the core work of an organisation


The Archer Trust
Funds for charities that make good use of volunteers


Veolia Environmental Trust
Supports a range of community and environmental projects – must be within 5 miles of a Veolia site


Wooden Spoon Charity
Capital & community project funding available – supports projects that improve the life of disadvantaged children in the UK


Andy Fanshawe Memorial Trust
The AFMT funds projects that give disadvantaged young people the chance to develop an existing interest in the great outdoors. Outdoor activities means walking, climbing, cycling, kayaking, sailing, horse riding and residential courses at outdoor centres.


Bernard Sunley Grants
The Foundation gives funds to charities registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales and registered Community Amateur Sports Clubs.


The Steve Bernard Foundation
Supporting youngsters in disability, elite, schools, clubs & disadvantaged sports. £10,000 available for Sussex based projects. Grants of £100 – £1,000 available. Tend to buy equipment or pay coaches direct rather than give out cash.


Clothworkers Foundation
Capital grants for charities which work in one of Foundation’s programme areas and have an annual income of less than £15m. Main Grants Programme, which is for UK charities of any size, Small Grants Programme which is for UK charities with an income of less than £250,000.


Community Initiative Funding
Submit applications to the Committee that covers the geographical area that your organisation is located in


Foyle Foundation Small Grants Scheme
The Small Grants Scheme is provided by the Foyle Foundation to support smaller, grass-roots and local charities in the UK with projects that have the potential to make a significant difference to their work. Grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 are available.


Morrisons Foundation Charitable Grants
The Morrisons Foundation has been established to make a difference to the communities. Their aim is to provide match funding for Morrisons colleagues and providing grants to support projects carried out by charities registered in the UK.


Peter Cruddas Foundation
To be eligible for funding an organisation must be a registered charity or an organisation / individual supported by a UK charity. There are no minimum or maximum grants and projects can be funded for more than one year.


Peter Stormonth Grant
Grants between £1,000 – £10,0000 available to UK Voluntary Sector Organisations with the following project themes: heritage, education, health care, sports facilities.


People’s Health Trust 
The Trust was set up to address health inequalities and create fairer places in which to grow, live, work and age. Different programmes available including Active Communities which is a funding programme for community groups and not-for-profit organisations, with an income of less than £350,000 a year It’s for projects seeking investment of between £5,000 and £50,000 for projects lasting up to two years.


Playing Fields Legacy Fund
The Playing Fields Legacy Fund provides grants of up to £10,000 to voluntary organisations that run or manage playing fields. Applicants will be expected to secure a major percentage of the total eligible project costs from other sources.  


The Discovery Foundation
The Discovery Foundation funds local, regional and national charities for their work within the UK. Grants of up to £5,000 (Community Plus) and £10,000 (Central Fund) are available


Screwfix Foundation
Grants up to £5,000 are available to UK registered charities for projects that fix, repair, maintain and improve properties and community facilities for those in need across the UK


Tesco Bags of Help Grants
The money raised from the 5p bag charge in Tesco stores in England, Wales and Scotland is being used to pay for a large number of local projects to improve green spaces in communities


Trusthouse Charitable Foundation
Grants are available to charitable and not-for-profit organisations in the UK for projects that address issues of health and disability; community support; and arts education and heritage.


Variety Youth Club Programme
Variety Youth believe that a key way of helping disadvantaged youngsters to achieve their ambitions is through supporting youth clubs. These facilities give children the activities and interests which will keep them from resorting to crime, anti-social behaviour and drugs


VInspired Cashpoint
Giving young people aged 14-25 the opportunity to bring their ideas for social action projects to life – grants of up to £500


Woodward Trust
The Woodward Charitable Trust, one of the Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts has announced that it grant making programme is open for applications. Applications are welcomed from UK registered charities working addressing a wide range of social issues.