Community Sports

Sports clubs and organisations in England, Scotland and Wales are being invited to apply for Football, Futsal, Netball & Basketball kit and equipment through the Community Sports programme.

Between Monday 15th August - Friday 26th August (5pm), community groups will be able to apply for set packages of kit and equipment.

Postcode Community Trust was established in 2014 to provide financial support to charities and community groups that support environmental protection, community development, engagement in sport, advancement of health, promotion of human rights and prevention of poverty.

To date, the Community Sports programme has supported 97 different organisations in the past year, and going forward will only focus on specific themes and categories of sports.

In this round, the focus will be on providing the resources to encourage women and girls to take part in team sports.

Why are we focusing on this? Across Great Britain, 22% of the population take part in team sports. However, more men play sport than women - with recent Sport England research outlining that 40.7% of men play sport at least once a week compared to 31.7% of women.

Women also predominantly take part in individual sports - such as swimming or running, and do not participate as fully in community-led, team sports.

If you wish to renew kit and equipment for an all-female team or even start up a new one, this grant round is exactly for you.

Applicants must fully read the Guidance Notes and Package Details below, before registering to complete the Online Application Form - which will only be available during the round dates.

Community Sports Guidance Notes Package Details - Aug 2016 Online Application Form

A further round will run during October, more details of which will be posted in due course - and is likely to focus on a different disadvantaged target group.

If you wish to discuss a future application or have any other questions about applying for funding you can contact the Postcode Community Trust Helpdesk:

By e-mail: info@postcodecommunitytrust.org.uk

By phone: 0131 555 7287 at the following times:

Mon: 10am-12pm and 2-5pm
Wed: 10am-12pm and 2-5pm
Thu: 10am-12pm and 2-5pm

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