27 January 2020
Funding to Promote Local Community Swimming in 2020
Funding for groups and individuals across the UK who provide and promote swimming in their local community.
Grants of between £500 and £2,500 are available to support sustainable activities that will increase participation in swimming and are provided outside of, and in addition to, the stated formal pool programme.
Grants will only be awarded to organisations supported by pools that are participating in Swimathon 2020. Project must take place at a Swimathon pool or Open Water Swimathon venue and have sign off from the Pool or Venue Manager or their delegated main contact for this project to take place.
Applicants must demonstrate in their application how the funding will allow them to:
- Introduce people to swimming who would otherwise not swim.
- Increase the frequency that existing swimmers go to the pool.
- Improve the swimming experience for new or existing swimmers.
Organisations including community groups, swimming clubs, senior groups, youth groups, sports clubs, disability charities, scout groups and healthy living groups in the UK are eligible to apply.
The deadline for applications is 13 March 2020.