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Sports grants and funding

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Funding options for sports clubs and individuals, available from local and national organisations.

Christchurch and District Sports Council

Funding for equipment, special events and coaching costs is available from Christchurch and District Sports Council.

Awards are normally limited to individuals and self-supporting sports clubs with an established structure, clear objectives and a thriving membership.

To apply for funding, complete the application form for clubs and organisations.

Alternative funding

Other organisations which provide funding for sportspeople and sports clubs.

Active Dorset also has a funding finder for sports clubs.

Steve Bernard Foundation

The Steve Bernard Foundation supports and provides funding for sporting projects in Bournemouth.

Talbot Village Trust

The Talbot Village Trust gives loans of up to £10,000 to charities in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.

Clingan’s Trust

Clingan’s Trust gives grants to children and young people under 25 living in Christchurch and southeast Bournemouth.

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