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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

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.

This grant is currently closed for applications.

If you would like to be notified when the grant opens please email ffopgrants@wiltshire.gov.uk

2017 Sports Scholarship Grant Recipients
2017 sports scholarship recipients

Sports scholarships- Now Open for applications!

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.

To apply please download the grant criteria and application under Application Forms. Please read the criteria before completing your application. Please note you will need to submit two reference letters together with your application as outlined in the criteria.

Deadline for applications is 5pm, Monday 13 November 2017. Applications received after this time and date will not be considered.

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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Last updated: 18 September 2017 | Last reviewed: 18 September 2017