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Development Grant

Are you looking to establish a new team, develop new training facilities or purchase much needed equipment to take your project to the next level?

If so, a grant of between £1,501 - £25,000 is available to cover all of the above projects as well as:

  • Coach education
  • Floodlighting for training purposes
  • Purchase of land or rights in land to develop activity areas
  • Start up grants to support new enterprises

Who can apply?

This grant is available to any group as long as they hold a bank account in the organisation's name.

Who cannot apply?

Sorry but if you are a member of the public, primary school or associated body arranging activities for children, or secondary schools who are part of the 5x60 scheme, you are ineligible for a Development Grant.

In addition the following activities cannot be funded:

  • Physical activities such as gardening, DIY, environmental improvements, performance dance or circus skills
  • Existing activities / projects that have already started
  • Projects that are considered to be part of an organisation's normal day to day running costs
  • Projects based outside Wales

Or the following project elements:

  • Maintenance, repair or replacement of current equipment or facilities (however consideration will be given to replace equipment that no longer complies with current legislation)
  • Purchase of personal items of equipment
  • Catering and hospitality
  • Medals, certificates or trophies
  • Domestic or foreign tours
  • One off events with no links to ongoing activities
  • Memberships


How can I find out more?

For further details or for an application pack please contact Alan Jones - Sports Development Link Officer on 01437 776191.  Alternatively download the applications form and guidance notes below.

Grant Application Form

Guidance Notes


ID: 24412 Revised: 17/3/2017