Sport England is pausing it's Covid-19 related Community Emergency Fund - all applications must be received by Thursday 14th May! and not the original deadline of 31st July.
Sport England Community Emergency Fund to provide immediate funding to the most in need, community sport and physical activity organisations experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to coronavirus crisis.
Local sports clubs & voluntary and community sector organisations which deliver or enable sport and physical activity can apply. It will organisations such as local sports clubs forced to close at short notice but who are facing ongoing costs around maintenance and utility bills, and voluntary and community sector organisations who deliver or enable sport and physical activity.
Costs applied for can include: rent, utility costs, insurances, facility or equipment hire, core staffing costs (including casual workers) that cannot be met elsewhere by other government funds, retrospective losses dating from 1 March, 2020. E.g. they may: support a boxing club to pay for their utility bills and other costs for their facility when no activity is taking place. The fund was open until 31st July but due to demand is pausing on Thursday 14th May, applications need to be in by then or they won’t be accepted!
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