Made By Sport

Unrestricted grants of £2,021 for community sports organisations assisting young people in Surrey


Unrestricted grants of £2,021 available for community sports organisations assisting young people in Surrey
The Made By Sport #ClubsInCrisis Fund will be open for applications until 9am, Monday 17th May.

Made By Sport #ClubsInCrisis Fund

The Made by Sport #Clubsincrisis Fund is now closed. 

Thank you to everyone who has applied for a grant to this Fund.  We have received some excellent applications and have begun assessing them.  We will let you know the outcomes by Mid-late September.

Fund information

The Community Foundation for Surrey is delighted to be working together with Community Foundations across the UK to deliver the Made By Sport National Programme, offering local sports clubs and community organisations who support young people (aged 5 – 25) the opportunity to apply for an unrestricted grant of £2,021 which can help groups recover from the effects of the latest lockdown.

The coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on young people across the UK, and thanks to Made By Sport, we can offer this chance for sports clubs and community organisations to access vital funding which can help them to continue bringing sport into young people’s lives.

Made By Sport is a charity which raises awareness of the power of sport and funding for organisations that use sport to support young people across the UK. The Clubs In Crisis Fund is part of a wider campaign that believes sport is the best vehicle for creating societal change for young people across a myriad of challenges they face in the modern world.


#ClubsInCrisis Fund criteria

The Community Foundation for Surrey will be administering the Fund on behalf of Made By Sport and awarding unrestricted grants of up to £2,021 to clubs and groups who match the criteria. The Fund is looking for applications from clubs and community organisations using sport to improve the lives of young people (aged 5 – 25) through one or more of the following means:

Developing life skills: Projects which develop the soft skills that will ultimately improve the life chances of young people, including communication and interpersonal skills; decision-making and problem solving; creative and critical thinking; self-awareness and empathy; assertiveness and empathy; and resilience.

Building strong communities: By encouraging integration and bridges divides, or provides opportunities to vulnerable or marginalised groups.

Improving mental health: Projects which achieve increased confidence and resilience; encourage positive social interaction; specifically address mental health issues; or focus on general wellbeing and wellness.

Developing employability skills: For young people aged 16 and above focusing on communication and interpersonal skills; reliability and dependability; and ability and willingness to learn new skills, whether job-specific or more general.

Reducing crime and anti-social behaviour: Projects which either provide diversionary activities at key times, or modify and promote positive behaviour.

For all the information on the funding you need to know before applying, please take a look at the FAQ page here.


Note to applicants: Made By Sport is offering the opportunity thanks to support from the Cash4Clubs scheme. The Cash4Clubs scheme is funded by Flutter Entertainment Ltd. The donation being made by Flutter is the amount it benefitted from as a result of business rates relief, which was put in place from March 2020 to March 2021 for its betting shops in England. All applicants should consider this before applying for funding.


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