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Sports Foundation for the Disabled

Cornwall-based grant-making charity, the Sports Foundation for the Disabled provides small grants to not-for-profit organisations in South West England and Wales for activities that provide access to sporting opportunities for disabled individuals and groups.

The aims of the charity are to:

1. Cover the specific costs to enable individuals and groups to achieve a sporting challenge.
2. Support disability sports-specific training courses, and
3. Support the purchase of equipment.

Revenue grants of up to £5,000 are available. Please note that there are separate application forms for grants of up to £1,000 and grants of up to £5,000. Grants can pay for such things as (please note that this is not an exclusive list):

o Costs relating to a sport project for people with physical disabilities or visual impairments.
o Costs relating to sporting challenges including travel, equipment, sustenance and accommodation.
o New equipment and kit specifically for sport activities, and
o Training/coaching courses.

A number of case studies of funded projects are available on the Foundation’s website.

Funding is not available for:

o Capital items (with the exception of small items of equipment).
o Costs specifically covered by other funding.
o Endowments or loan repayments.
o Ongoing organisational costs.
o Ongoing training costs.
o Promotion of religious or political beliefs,
o Retrospective costs.

Further information, guidance and details about how to apply can be found on the Foundation’s website.

Applications may be made at any time. Projects should ideally start 2 months after an application has been submitted.

Contact details for the Foundation are:

The Sports Foundation for the Disabled
1 Bay View Close
Holywell Bay
07927 359824