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Community grants and funding

Community activities grant: max £500

At the moment this grant scheme is paused due to the uncertainty of the ongoing situation. We are not receiving any applications at this time. We will keep this page updated as the situation changes.

Community facilities grant: max £50,000

For community led capital projects which improve and enhance existing community facilities, and for buying new facilities or equipment such as village halls, play areas and sports club equipment.

Applications for 2021 to 2022 are now open. The deadlines are 6 April and 31 August 2021 at 5pm. Send the forms back to

Community revenue grant

The Community revenue grant scheme is currently under review (January 2021). This webpage will be updated when further information is available.  

Individual development in sport, active recreation and play grant: max £200

For organisations to develop their workforce capacity through coaching, officiating and playwork.

Applications are considered on an on-going basis.

GLL Sport Foundation: £50 to £1,250

For athletes participating at county level and above. Award winners also gain free access to our leisure facilities. Run in partnership with the Sports Awards (Coach of the Year, Sports Club of the Year and Unsung Hero). Read more about the Sports Awards on our Sport and fitness page.

Applications are now closed.

Grants given in 2018 to 2019

Here is a list of the grants we made to voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations in 2018 to 2019: