Here you will find funding opportunities for your club or organisation to help with clubs costs and developing your basketball program and offer. This page is regularly updated with opportunities to apply for funding, whether that be signposting to external opportunities or grants available through Basketball England directly.
TACKLING INEQUALITIES FUNDING - GENERAL
We have also re-opened the Tackling Inequalities Funding for clubs to apply for as well. If you are interested in how you can apply for funding that engages the 4 priority groups above, check out the funding guidance below and if you have any questions, please email email@example.com.
Applications will be processed as they are received to enable timely decisions.
SPORT ENGLAND RETURN TO PLAY FUNDING
Sport England have released funding available for clubs and sporting organisations to help with the cost of delivering sport in a Covid safe environment. There are 3 funding streams available that you maybe eligible for. Please read the guidance document below for more information and how to apply for this funding.
If you have any questions about the funding available from Sport England, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
As part of the funding opportunities available, see below some resources that maybe of use when trying to find data for your local area that you can refer to:
Your County Sports Partnership’s website will give details of local funding pots.
GIVE TO LOCAL
Basketball England and GiveToLocal have developed a partnership to help clubs raise funds for to cover aspects such as court hire, equipment and competition costs. GiveToLocal enables community sport clubs to connect to donors, sponsors and the business community via an all-year-round fundraising platform. In 2021, GiveToLocal is working with 21 sports - including basketball - and its mission is to generate £10m of additional income for community sport each year. The platform uses a combination of micro-donations and one off sponsorships as methods for people and businesses to support their local community clubs.
To find out more about how you can use Give To Local as a potential funding platform for your club, visit https://www.givetolocal.com/clubs to find out more
We’ve teamed-up with easyfundraising, the UK’s leading online shopping fundraising website. As a free cashback funding stream, it helps basketball clubs just like yours raise cash to help offset annual affiliation fees, ongoing running costs & more.
Fund will be received by your club when members & supporters use the easyfundraising site to shop online with over 3,600 big-brand retailers such as Amazon, eBay, Booking.com, Just Eat, TravelSupermarket, Argos, Just Eat & Next.
It doesn’t cost your supporters anything extra - it’s completely free-to-use.
Here’s how it works
Join clubs already using easyfundraising
To date, basketball clubs registered with easyfundraising have successfully raised over £4,000!
One club already getting their share of free funds are Worthing D & D Basketball Club. Head coach, Dean explains how the extra donations they’ve received via easyfundraising are helping to pay for club essentials.
To get you off to a great start, we’ve created a handy Get Raising guide. It’s got loads of tips to help your club make the most out of easyfundraising.
So, what are you waiting for? Just think of all the things your club could fund with an extra easyfundraising income! To register your club free, visit - https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/basketball-england
The National Lottery Awards For All is a quick and simple way to get small Lottery grants of between £300 and £10,000.
National Lottery Awards for All has three funding priorities and you must be able to tell them in your application how your project or activity will:
Click HERE to find out more.