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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.

Jess Daykin

Elite athlete grant - Closed for applications

A grant of £1,000 is available to any Wiltshire athlete who complete at either a national or international level in either an Olympic/Paralympic sport or any Sport England recognised sport.

Funding can be used to access training and competitive opportunities, purchase equipment or cover transport costs incurred for events in the UK and abroad.

This grant is now closed for application.

If you applied in the recent round you will be notified of the results in early February.

If you have any questions about this grant or would like to be notified when this grant reopens please email ffopgrants@wiltshire.gov.uk

Isobel Crowther

Sports scholarship grant - Closed for applications

A grant of £500 is available to any Wiltshire athlete aged between eight and 18 years old who completes at either a regional or national level in their sport.

The grant can be used to help individuals access training and competitive opportunities, purchase equipment and cover transport costs of attending regional or national events.

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

If you have any questions about this grant or would like to be notified when it reopens for applications 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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