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Supporting athletes

Wiltshire is proud of its talented sports people and recognises that support to help achieve at the top level of their sport is invaluable. We provide a range of grants to help.

Tom Gale

Elite athlete grant - Open for applications

Grant of £1,000 is available to any Wiltshire athlete of any age completing in an Olympic or Paralympic sport or any sport recognised by Sport England at either a national or international level. Funding can be used  to access additional training and coaching, to purchase equipment and to cover transport costs for attending national and international events. 

To apply

Download and read the grant criteria and guidelines. Complete your application. Submit your application, two supporting letters and photo as outlined in the criteria and guidelines.

Deadline for applications is 5pm, Monday 28 January 2019.

If you have any questions about this grant please email ffopgrants@wiltshire.gov.uk



Jessica Daykin

Sports scholarship grant - now closed

Grant of £500 is available to any Wiltshire athlete aged 8-18 years old competing at a regional or national level.

This grant is now closed for applications.

If you applied in the recent round of applications you will be notified by email of the results in December 2019.

If you have any questions about this grant or would like to receive notification when this grant reopens please contact ffopgrants@wiltshire.gov.uk if you have any questions


Hannah Brown

FACTS leisure centre memberships

Wiltshire Council offers free annual leisure centre membership for use of the fitness suite and pool for any Wiltshire athlete aged 16 years and over who is competing for GB at either a senior or junior level and is on a NGB development squad in either and Olympic or Paralympic sport or a sport recognised by Sport England either as an individual or as a team member.

Younger applicants may be considered on a discretionary basis.

For full information on the scheme  and to apply please, download the FACTS information and applications. Applications must be accompanied by a supporting reference from your NGB.

If you have any questions about this scheme, please email ffopgrants@wiltshire.gov.uk.

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