• Grants and Funding

Alive Leisure aims to assist in the development of sport and physical activity by making funds and equipment available to local clubs, organisations and individuals

Training Expenses relating to Excellence in Sport

Do you represent a county squad or participate in your sport at high level?  If the answer is yes, then this may cost you a lot of money and we may be able to help.  Small grants are available from Alive Leisure to assist Juniors (under 18 as at 1st Sept of current school year) with talent to meet the costs involved in training/competing at county, regional or national level.

You can apply for this Grant Aid using our online application form or by completing a printed application form. Please note for the online form, you will need contact details for a senior club member to endorse the application.

Coach Education – Qualifications, Courses and Training.

Training to be a qualified sports coach is often expensive and deserves support.  Grants are available to individual coaches or officials to obtain coaching/refereeing qualifications at certain level.  Grants are also available to clubs and organisations to organise governing body courses.

You can apply for this Grant Aid by completing a printed application form.

Rural Transport Funding

Grants are available to assist groups to access sporting opportunities within the borough in circumstances where transport is a barrier to participation. Please get in contact for more details.

Please note

All applicants must reside in the borough of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk.  It is unlikely that grants can be made retrospectively therefore please ensure that your application is made in good time. For more information on any of the above grants please contact Alive Sports Development.

External Grants

West Norfolk Community Sports

Small Grants for Sports Development – Grants are available to clubs and organisations in West Norfolk of up to £350 for schemes or projects which develop sport and may include one or more of the following components:

  • Payment of coaches for sporting sessions
  • Setting up something new
  • Club-school links
  • Sports ‘taster’ sessions
  • Coach education or organisation of coach or instructor qualification course
  • Small items of equipment (but not merely replacement items)
  • Hire of facilities
  • Tackling disadvantage (eg disability participation, rural participation, women and girls, low income).

Applications must demonstrate that they are ‘developmental’ in nature, that they aim to lead to an increase in participation in sport and that sustainability has been considered.

You can apply for this Grant Aid by completing a printed application form.

Active Norfolk

Active Norfolk is the County Sports Partnership and may also be able to help you find the grant you’re looking for.

Sport England

In order to create a world-class community sports structure Sport England invest in sport at every level and fund hundreds of different projects every year. Whether you are a village club who need to purchase extra equipment or a multi-million pound facility that hosts Olympic athletes, Sport England have funding streams that can help you.

Norfolk Community Foundation

The Norfolk Community Foundation administers a range of Funds on behalf of individuals, businesses, local authorities and other donors who wish to support good causes in Norfolk.

There is a wide range of funding opportunities for both individuals and organisations from £100 up to £1,000,000 + which have not been detailed above.  Amounts and sources change regularly so please do get in touch for more information.

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