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Funding and support

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At Active Charnwood we offer funding to individuals, clubs and organisations that are in need of additional finance to run their projects and activities.

For technical information about making an application email or call 01509 634592.

For any information about the progress of a grant contact Grants Administration or visit the Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport Funding Finder for more on local funding opportunities.

Sports funding grants

We have four different types of sports funding grants:

The table below shows the new application deadlines and decision dates for these grant schemes. We usually advise applicants of the outcome of their application within ten working days of the decision date.

Application deadlines

Round 1:
Deadline: November 3, 2020
Review date: November 17, 2020

Round 2
Deadline: January 19, 2021
Review date: February 2, 2021

Round 3
Deadline: March 3, 2021
Review date: March 17, 2021

Active Charnwood Alliance

The Active Charnwood Alliance, formerly known as the Charnwood Sport and Active Recreation Alliance (CSARA), is a partnership formed to make sport and recreation inclusive and provide opportunities for all within the borough.

Members of the partnership provide a range of services, funding, events/workshops and programmes for those already involved in sport or those thinking about giving it a try. The Active Charnwood Alliance website provides full details about all of these.

The Active Charnwood Alliance is made up of a main strategic board, consisting of three sub-groups;

  • Children and young people
  • Club, coach and volunteers
  • Active recreation

If you or your organisation/club would like to join one of the sub groups of the Active Charnwood Alliance please contact Andrew Doodson on 01509 634592 or email:

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Last updated: Fri 12th February, 2021 @ 13:42