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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.

Isobel Crowther

Sports scholarship grant - Now Open 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.

Please read the criteria and guidelines before completing your application.

Deadline for applications is 5pm on Monday 18 November 2019

When you have submitted your application you will receive a confirmation of receipt email (please allow a 2 working days). If you do not receive this please email the address below.

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

Elite athlete grant

12 Elite Athlete grants were given out at the Wiltshire Business and Sports Gala Dinner on 14 March 2019. The grants of £1,000 will support the successful grant recipients, who complete at either a national or international level, access training and competitive opportunities, purchase equipment or cover transport costs incurred for events in the UK and abroad. Find out more about the grant recipients.

The grant closes for applications on Monday 18 November 2019.

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