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Funding

A range of Local and National Funding Sources

Looking for funding?

Durham 4 Community is a new funding portal that allows you to search and apply for funding and access local support.

Sign up is free and the portal is easy to use: Durham 4 Community

 

Specific Funding Opportunities:

Sport England – Small Grants 

Grants are available to help not-for-profit sports clubs, local authorities and schools in England to carry out local community sports projects and encourage more people (aged 14 years and older) to be involved in sport.

Category: Funding for groups

Award: £300 – £10,000

Deadline: Ongoing

Location: National

Sport England – Community Asset Fund

Whether it’s the park you run through, the hall you do classes in or the pitch you play on, welcoming and accessible spaces have a big impact on a person’s experience – and likelihood of coming back. The Community Asset Fund is a programme dedicated to enhancing the spaces in your local community that give people the opportunity to be active.

Category: Funding for facilities

Award: £1,000 – £150,000

Deadline: Ongoing

Location: National

The Big Lottery Fund – Awards for All England 

Awards for All offers grants of between £300 and £10,000 for grassroots and community activity that aims to improve life for local people and neighbourhoods.

Category: Funding for groups

Awards: £300 – £10,000

Deadline: Ongoing

Location: National

The Big Lottery Fund – Reaching Communities

Grants are awarded to voluntary and community organisations or social enterprises for up to five years to;

  • bring people together and build strong relationships in and across communities
  • improve the places and spaces that matter to communities
  • enable more people to fulfil their potential by working to address issues at the earliest possible stage

Category: Funding for groups

Awards: over £10,000

Deadline: Ongoing

Location: National