Community Chest & Development Grant - Sport Wales

Community Chest

Fancy £1500 towards your community sport project?

Community Chest offers grant of up to £1500 in any 12 month period for activities that:

  • Encourage more people to become more active, more often
  • Raises the standards of existing activities

Who can apply?

The scheme is open 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 school whose part of the 5x60 scheme you are ineligible to apply for a Community Chest 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
  • Capital projects (projects that involve building or buying land)
  • Financial support for individuals

How to apply?

Before completing your application form, please ensure you read the scheme guidance notes for further details and for all your contact information.

Applications to be returned to:

Sports Development
Waterworld
Holt Road
Wrexham
LL13 8DH

Tel: 01978 292088
Email: sports.development@wrexham.gov.uk


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 to apply?

If this grant sounds perfect for your project then why not get in touch with Sports Development who will happily discuss your project with you further or you can download an application form.  Before completing your application form, please ensure you read the scheme guidance notes for further details and for all your contact information. 

Applications to be returned to:

Sports Development
Waterworld
Holt Road
Wrexham
LL13 8DH

Tel: 01978 297359
Email: sports.development@wrexham.gov.uk

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