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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.

2017 Grant Recipients
2017 Elite Athlete Grant recipients

Elite athlete grant - Now open for applications

A grant of £1,000 is available to any Wiltshire athlete of any age who is competing at either a National or International level in either an Olympic or Paralympic sport or any sport recognised by Sport England. The grant can be used for training or coaching, travel and competition costs.

To apply please download the grant criteria and the application form. Complete the application with all relevant material. Applications must be submitted with two reference letters (see grant criteria). We suggest you make contact with your referees as soon as possible to obtain their support.

Deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday 29 January 2018

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

2017 Sports Scholarship Grant Recipients
2017 sports scholarship recipients

Sports scholarships

A grant of £500 is available to any Wiltshire athlete aged between 8 to 18 years old who are competing at a regional or national level in either an Olympic or Paralympic sport, or a sport recognised by Sport England. The funding can be used for training, coaching, travel or competition costs.

This grant is now closed for applications. If you have applied this year you will be contacted in due course.

If you have any questions about the grant or how to apply, please email ffopgrants@wiltshire.gov.uk.

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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