Sport and Community Club Support
Support for Clubs
A range of organisations are offering support and funding opportunities to help local sports clubs, community groups and physical activity coaches and providers during the coronavirus lockdown.
Get ready for a return to play. There's a lot for sport and physical activity providers to consider as lockdown restrictions evolve. We've got guidance on a range of topics to help you plan for the return to play.
A £15 million fund focuses on awards of up to £10,000 that support clubs and community groups respond to the challenges of returning to play during the coronavirus pandemic.
Funding support available
Updates on hygiene for sport and physical activity as lockdown eases
The Tackling Inequalities Fund exists to help to reduce the negative impact of coronavirus and the widening of the inequalities in sport and physical activity.
The new Community Emergency Fund aims to help community sport and physical activity organisations who are experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
Oxfordshire Football Association support
Bicester Town Council
Charities - support for Coronavirus issues
Banbury Town Council
Scottish and Southern Electricity Community Resilience Fund
Town and parish councils
Tesco Bags of Help COVID-9
Food banks, elderly care, children's centre
Princes Trust and NatWest
18 to 30 years young entrepreneurs - business grants
Waste & Resources Action Programme
Surplus Food redistribution networks
Arts Council England
Arts and culture sector
Thomas Pocklington Trust
Sight Loss Sector
Charities including hospices and organisations dealing with domestic abuse
AOC Sport - every student active
Supporting students' health & wellbeing with resources for keeping students active
Awards for All - National Lottery Community Fund
Support for those most vulnerable and on lower income.
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Grants for small businesses in hospitality & leisure
Support for coaches, sports and physical activity clubs and groups
RFU - Rugby Football Union
Rugby Club Support
England and Wales Cricket Board
England Cricket support
Check the latest guidelines for returning to activity in a club setting
Lawn Tennis Association
Tennis support and funding for clubs and coaches
Active Oxfordshire Funding Podcasts
View recordings of Webinars and Podcasts to help clubs with funding ideas in the ongoing crisis