The Swimathon Foundation COVID-19 Relief Fund

Grants of £250 to £1,000 to small swimming and aquatic organisations experiencing short-term financial hardship from the effects of COVID-19

The Swimathon Foundation is providing grants of between £250 and £1,000 to small swimming and aquatic organisations experiencing short-term financial hardship from the effects of COVID-19, especially where access to financial support is not otherwise available.

These range from National Governing Body Affiliated Swim Clubs, Aquatic Clubs and Swim Schools to Independent Swimming Organisations.


The Fund has been established to help small swimming and aquatics organisations meet their obligations during this difficult period. These could be fixed costs or loss of revenue and might include, for example:

  • Swim coaching costs
  • Transport charge
  • Pool space hire cost
  • Event entry fee
  • Event hosting fees
  • Club kit subsidies
  • Insurance premiums

Applications will only be considered if they relate specifically to the financial impact on the applicable organisation of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic during the period from 01 March 2020 to 31 July 2020.

By way of a more detailed example, the Fund might support a swimming club which has had to pay for equipment or pool hire to run a Gala which has now been cancelled as a result of UK Government coronavirus guidelines.Deadline: 22 May.

Details at:https://swimathonfoundation.org/swimathon-grants/covid-19-relief-fund