11 May 2020
Swimathon Foundation’s COVID-19 Relief Fund to Support Aquatics Community
One-off grants to help the swimming and aquatics community deal with the impact and effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Swimathon Foundation is providing grants of between £250 and £1,000 to small swimming and aquatic organisations experiencing short-term financial hardship from the effects of COVID-19, especially where access to financial support is not otherwise available. These range from National Governing Body Affiliated Swim Clubs, Aquatic Clubs and Swim Schools to Independent Swimming Organisations.
The funding aims to help small swimming and aquatics organisations meet their obligations during the period from 1 March 2020 to 31 July 2020.
Fixed costs or loss of revenue and might include, for example:
- Swim coaching costs
- Transport charge
- Pool space hire cost
- Event entry fee
- Event hosting fees
- Club kit subsidies
- Insurance premiums
The deadline for applications is 22 May 2020.