Promoting Sport & Physical Activity

Sports equipment

Sussex Police & Crime Commissioner Grants
There are two funding streams available – Community Fund – grant awards up to £5,000) and Victims’ Services Fund – grant awards up to £10,000. Closed for applications


Sussex Community Foundation
Awards granted to small community and voluntary groups whose work benefits people across Sussex


Sussex County Netball Association Bursary
Individual applications open four times a year, offering financial support for Netball qualifications


1066 Small Grants Scheme 
The Big Local North East Hastings Resident-Led Partnership invites applications from local clubs, constituted groups, charities and social enterprises for grants of up to £1066 to for activities that contribute the priorities of the North-East Hastings Resident-Led Partnership (RLP). Deadline: 09 January 2017


Burgess Hill Town Council – Grants for Community Groups
Burgess Hill Town Council provides grants to local voluntary organisations and community groups. The deadline for Minor Grants (up to £1,000) is 31 August. Major Grants (£1,000+) deadline is 30 September


Chichester District Council grant programme
Applications must be from organisations delivering projects encouraging active and healthier lifestyles for all.


Up to £1,500 Community Cohesion funding supporting activities that help improve relationships between people from different backgrounds

Crawley Borough Council Community Grants
Crawley Borough Council supports a range of Voluntary and Community Organisations to provide activities, including services or projects, for local people


Crawley Borough Council Small Grants
Small Grants (from £50-£1,500) available for local voluntary and community groups. This scheme will only fund organised activity provided for community benefit


East Brighton Trust Small Grants
Up to £500 available for groups working in Moulsecoomb, Bates Estate, Saunders Park, Manor Farm, Whitehawk or Higher Bevendean to purchase materials or run an event


East Grinstead Town Council Grants
The Council has two grants – Community Revenue Grant, which is determined for allocation in the September of each year, and Youth Sport Grant, which is considered in December of each year


Haywards Heath Town Council – small Grants Programme
The Town Council allocates a modest annual budget to award small grants to voluntary and community groups to support voluntary and community initiatives in the local area and to help create opportunities for the residents of Haywards Heath


Horsham – Set4Success
The Charity will support young talented sportspeople from the Horsham District to achieve their potential. S4S works in partnership with SportsAid to maximise the support that can be given and to coordinate with national talent funding


Horsham District Council Community Grant Scheme
Grants up to £1,000 available for local voluntary, community or not-for-profit organisations who contribute to the improvement of quality of life for district residents


Mid Sussex District Council Grants
The Council funds projects that support community activity. Facility (Capital), Spotlight, Revenue, Economic & Community Development Fund Grants are available.


Newhaven Project Fund 
£400,000 available to fund projects that will deliver improvements to the communities of Newhaven, South Heighton and Piddinghoe. The Fund is open to not-for-profit groups, parish or town councils, schools or health bodies. Grants between £10,000 – £250,000


The Pebble Trust
The Pebble Trust is a charitable organisation focused on improving the quality of life in Brighton and Hove. They invite applications for funding from local organisations involved in community work, education, care, heritage and the arts


Members’ Big Society Fund
Up to £25,000 funding available to support the Future West Sussex Plan. The fund supports investment in projects that are community-led, tackle a locally identified and evidenced need, provide additional capacity, expand the geographical reach of an existing project and increase local involvement


Wealden Community Grants Programme 
Two types of grants available; the Small Grant Scheme which is for grants between £500 – £3000 and the Capital Scheme which is for grants between £1000 – £10,000. The match funding required for projects can now be entirely “in-kind” such as volunteer time, member contributions etc.
Closed for applications


Worthing Community Chest Grant
Small grants programme for local voluntary and community groups that awards grants of up to £1,500 to support local community projects


Worthing Scholarships for Sports Coaches
Worthing Borough Council has a fund to enable local coaches and volunteer helpers to obtain sports related qualifications. A maximum of £250 per person