Sports Industry

UK funding initiatives related to sport and physical activity can be found here:

Funding Initiatives Related to Physical Activity in the UK

 Funding Initiative Organisation  Overview
New fund launches to tackle inactivity in older people  Sport England A nationwide hunt for brilliant ideas to get inactive older people active.
Governing bodies face financial cuts if they fail to appoint more women Sport Governing Bodies Sports governing bodies face funding cuts if they fail to meet UK Sport and Sport England’s targets of one in four female board members by 2017.
Sport England invest £17m in College Sport Makers Sport England A five-year £17m programme aimed at improving sporting opportunities for students in further education, aiming to fund 150 new jobs.
£20 million Lottery boost to college sport Sport England Improved sporting opportunities thanks to new National Lottery funding from Sport England.
NGB Funding Sport England Investing £450 million through 46 governing bodies over the next four years and have agreed grow, sustain and excel targets with each one
World Class Performance Programme UK Sport & National Lottery Athletes on UK Sport’s National Lottery backed World Class Performance Programme receive support for their Olympic or Paralympic campaign.
Funding Overview Sport England Funding options include; Small Grants, Sportsmatch fund, Iconic Facilities and FE Activation Fund

Play related funding information including Local, National, School and Planning & Project Guidance can be found on the FSPA’s leading play body’s (the Association of Play Industries) website within the funding section