Sportivate Funding Information
Sportivate funding has been available from April 2011 and will continue until March 2017, during which time Birmingham aims to retain around 7,500 young people on its projects.
The Sportivate year begins at the start of April and finishes at the end of March.
There are 2 funding rounds:
Round 1 April – September
Round 2 October – March
Who Can Apply?
• National Governing Bodies of Sport
• Sports clubs
• Local authority
• Leisure facilities
• Youth clubs
• Secondary schools/colleges/universities
• Community organisations
• Workplaces and local businesses that represent 19-25 year olds
• Local uniformed services
• Health services
What Does Funding Cover?
Funding can cover:
• Coaching costs
• New equipment
• Facility Hire
• Coaching Qualifications (through the Coach Bursary Scheme see above on the Right Hand Side)
Our priority areas for funding are:
- Women and Girls
- Participants aged 18-25
- Ethnic Minority Groups
IMPORTANT NOTE: Projects that are targeted at one or more of these groups will be prioritised, however this is NOT a guarantee of funding being accepted.
If you are interested in applying for funding and would like to find out more about the Sportivate programme, please read through our downloadable eligibility criteria (see below).
To apply for funding, you must submit an electronic copy of the application form (see below) in alignment with the criteria and return it to firstname.lastname@example.org