Get up to £10,000 to keep your community active

Posted: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 13:46

Get up to £10,000 to keep your community active

A new £1m fund from Sport England and Crowdfunder has been launched to help the sport and physical activity sector through the coronavirus crisis.

If your sports club is experiencing short-term financial difficulty due to the pandemic, you can apply for up to £10,000 match funding when you set up a crowdfunding campaign, or apply for the funding via your Crowdfunder dashboard if you already have a crowdfunding campaign.

The match funding aims to help organisations start to help themselves on the road to recovery. It's specifically targeted at organisations who have a role in supporting thenation to be active but who are experiencing short-term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to the ongoing crisis.

The funding is available for local sports clubs, charities, and community, voluntary and social enterprise sector organisations that deliver sport or physical activity in their community.

Click here for full details of the criteria and how to apply.

Crowdfunder is running free online workshops showing how sports clubs and teams how to run a successful crowdfunding campaign. The workshops take place monthly, starting on June 15th - click here to sign up.

Tags: Coronavirus, Fundraising