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.
Elite athlete grant
Ten elite Wiltshire athletes were presented with a grant of £1,000 at the Wiltshire Business and Sports Gala Dinner on 15 March 2018. Recipients included Jennifer Kehoe who recently won two sliver medals and a bronze medal at the 2018 Winter Paralympics. All the recipients will be challenging for top honours both internationally and nationally at the Commonwealth games, World, European and British Championships over the coming year.
Download the full list to find out more about the 2018 grant recipients.
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Sports scholarship grant
Twelve promising young Wiltshire sportspeople have received sports scholarship grants of £500 at a ceremony with special guest gold medal-winning Paralympic swimmer, Stephanie Millward MBE, at County Hall on 25 January 2018.
The grants, which are awarded by Wiltshire Council in partnership with local businesses, are awarded to young people aged eight to 18, who compete in either a regional or national level.
Download the 2018 Sports Scholarship grant recipients pdf to find out more about this year's talented sports stars.
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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.
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