This is an access grant which is hosted by ‘Sported’ who have partnered with Barclays Bank aims to help improve access to football for all. The funding is for groups that are running football activities for one or more of the following underrepresented groups: women and girls, young people with disabilities, young people from racially diverse communities, young people from the LGBTQ+ community and young people from lower socio-economic groups.
The fund is up to £500 per club/group and would be spent in six months.
Typical examples of costs might include a contribution towards:
- Venue hire including floodlights and heating.
- Coaching costs
- Volunteer expenses
- Marketing and communications
- Training and qualifications
- Insurances and affiliation