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South East Funding Opportunities

Details of funding opportunities available in the South East

South East Coaching Bursary Scheme

Which qualifications does it cover? Funding of UKCC qualifications at Level 2. Spaces available for coaches to receive part funding for their courses completed between now and July 2010.

How do I apply? For more information contact your Regional Office.

South East Regional Clubs Bursary

Who can access it? swim21 accredited clubs and clubs working towards swim21.

How much is it for? Up to 50% bursaries

How do I apply? Clubs apply through the South East Regional Office.

Aylesbury Vale Joint Sports Council-Coaches Bursary

Who can access it? Funding is available for coaches living in Aylesbury, who coach at or belong to a club in the district and carry out at least some of their work on a voluntary basis.

How do I apply? Contact: Debbie Stanbury (01296 812502)

Milton Keynes - Sport M.K

Who can access it? Grants are available to bona-fide organisations in the Milton Keynes area for start-up costs, coaching courses, new initiatives and equipment.

How do I apply? Contact: Marie Collins (01908 315373) Paul Loveland (01908 253562)

Wycombe - Sports Coach Bursary

Who can access it? Applicants should already a Level 1 qualified coach and reside and coach within Wycombe District.

How much is it for? Grants are available towards cost (up to a maximum of 25%) of Governing Body/ sportscoachuk/ training courses.

How do I apply? Contact: Andrew Wallis (01494 421813)

Bucks & Milton Keynes - ESF South East Coaching Bursary

Who can access it? A bursary scheme is in place that offers part funding to eligible coaches in Bucks and Milton Keynes.

How much is it for? Coaches can access £200 towards a level 2 and £462 towards a level 3 qualification.

How do I apply? Contact: Bucks Sport (01295 585215)

Hampshire and Isle of White - Coaches, Officials and Volunteers Scholarships

Who can access it? Applications are welcomed from anyone wishing to become a Level 2 or above qualified coach. All applications must be able to demonstrate clear need for either new or higher level voluntary coaches/officials/volunteers. All candidates must be residents of Hampshire & IOW.

How do I apply? Please visit the website here for more information.

Sussex - The Torch Trophy Trust

Who can access it: A charitable organisation whose main aim is to encourage voluntary work in sport and other related outdoor activities within local communities. The aim of the bursary is to help volunteers to improve their skills as coaches or officials. The bursary provides financial support for those wishing to undertake training.

How much is it for? Funding amounts between £100 and £1000.

How do I apply? For more information visit the website here.

Commander Collins Bursary

Who can access it? Funding is awarded to people who work within sport in a voluntary capacity, who wish to enhance their own skills to help them help others or for clubs who wish to help the aforementioned people.

How much is it for? Beneficiaries can be awarded £200-£1000.

How do I apply? Contact: Commander Collins Bursary, 14 Mardley Dell, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, AL6 0UR

KCC Coach & Official Scholarship Scheme

Who can access it? Supported by Kent County Council, Kent Sport are able to offer a Coaches and Official Scholarship fund.

How can I apply? Go to  www.kentsport.org for more information.

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