Funding

If you are an athlete looking to realise your potential, or a group aiming to get more people involved in sport, help is at hand.

South Derbyshire Sports Pass and Grant Scheme

The scheme is designed to help talented local sports people to reach county, regional, national and international levels.

Depending on their level of achievement to date, individual applicants will be eligible for one or both of the following:

  • The provision of a Sports Pass, which allows free use of certain sports facilities for training purposes at Green Bank or Etwall Leisure Centre.
  • A small financial grant for training and coaching expenses, travel costs or the purchase of specialist equipment.

Apply for a sports grant

Help with grant applications

Help is also available from Derbyshire Sport, which provides details of various sources of funding together with advice on writing bids and handy hints and tips.

Other key external sources of funding specifically for sport and physical activity can be found via Sport England, while South Derbyshire CVS also has various funding information.