Incorporated groups in England can apply for loans to support local communities through sport.
Funding is available to incorporated organisations based and operating in England to deliver projects using sport and sporting facilities that generate sustainable revenue and deliver long-term community impact.
Unsecured loans of between £50,000 and £150,000 are available to a range of organisations including community organisations, social enterprises, charities or profit-with-purpose businesses that are incorporated or planning to do so before investment.
The aim of the fund is to invest in organisations that make a difference by developing people and communities through sport, helping them to become financially sustainable. Loans are provided to help organisations, either now or in the future, to:
Funding can be used for a wide range of projects that use sport, or sporting facilities, to benefit local communities including:
A total of £3 million is available and the funder expects to invest into around 30 projects until June 2020.
Applications can be submitted at any time.