Current Opportunities

 

The Queen's Platinum Jubilee Activity Fund aims to use sport and physical activity as a means of bringing a community together and tackling inequalities via awards of between £300 and £10,000 from a pot of £5 million of National Lottery funding.

Find the guidelines and application details on the Sport England website. 

     


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Crowdfunding with Sport England - Sport England has teamed up with Crowdfunder to match fund crowdfunding projects run by sports clubs and community activity groups in England. Sport England is distributing up to £10,000 per eligible Crowdfunder project in match funding, alongside a programme of training and support to make crowdfunding skills more widely embedded across the sector. Take a look at the resources below for more information.

Sport England Crowdfunding Guide

Crowdfunder Q&A

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Easyfundraising - a practical way of raising donations for your club by players, volunteers, and supporters shopping online. Register your club here with easyfundraising – it only takes a couple of minutes. Then, players, volunteers, and supporters can start raising free donations for your club, by shopping online as they usually would. Whether they are buying their weekly grocery shop, booking a staycation, or treating themselves to something nice – there are over 5,100 retailers they can shop with; including Amazon, Groupon, My Nintendo Store, eBay, Just Eat, and more. Every quarter your club receives its donations, which you can put towards something special; or keep for a rainy day.

  

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Fundraising Resources

Boccia Boost Club Fundraising Resource

Boccia Boost Individual Funding Resource

Funding Guidance from Sport England Club Matters

Club Matters A-Z of Fundraising Ideas

Sport England funding helpline 0345 8508508 (for advice on Sport England funding pots)

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New Club Matters webpages on raising funds!

For lots of clubs and groups, raising funds is key to helping cover the costs of everything from normal operating costs to special projects. To help sports clubs and groups better understand how income can be generated from their community and beyond, Club Matters have developed three new webpages:

Increasing donations through Gift Aid

Community shares investment

Raising money through crowdfunding

These webpages cover how each method works, what kind of organisations might be eligible to use it and key things to think. They also include examples, case studies and links to further information.

 


Boccia Club Fundraising Examples

Scarboccia was awarded £6,456 through the Queen's Platinum Jubilee Activity Fund in March 2022 to support the costs of running their Scarborough Hubs and office. 

  

Thanet Thunderers received £500 through the Asda green token scheme.

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The SAINTS Disabled Supporters Association (linked to Southampton FC) have sponsored Solent Boccia's new kit and other equipment.