How can we help you...?

How can we help you...?

Sport Wales operates a number of funding schemes that aim to increase levels of physical activity and sport in Wales. Eligible organisations can apply for funding from any of the schemes detailed below.

Warning - Risk Sports

Available here are details of those risk sports where an applicant organisation needs to affiliate to the relevant governing body before applying for a grant.

Community Funding:

Community Chest:
This is a National Lottery funded grant aid scheme. It is designed to encourage more people to become more active more often. The maximum grant is now £1,000 in any 12 month period.

Sportsmatch Cymru:
This is the Welsh Assembly Government's business incentive scheme managed by the Sport Wales.

Development Grant:

Sport Wales funds projects that develop sport and physical activity in the community

Grants are available from £1,001 to £25,000 for small scale facility projects though exceptional projects may be awarded for up to £50,000.

Other funding streams:

Coach Cymru:
Sport Wales works closely with National Governing Bodies, SportsCoach UK and Colleges to provide a wide range of training opportunities for coaches.

Elite Cymru:
This is another lottery funded scheme, aimed at providing the most highly promising competitors in Wales with the support they need to achieve their potential.

Overseas Expeditions Development Scheme:
This scheme helps fund overseas expeditions which will enhance the development of a sport.