Funding.

Tackling Inequalities Funding - Round 2

Basketball England have been awarded an additional £150,000 from Sport England as part of the Tackling Inequalities Funding (TIF) released. This funding is available for clubs and organisations to apply for that engage with the 4 main priority groups within society that have been disproportionately affected by Covid-19:

  • Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups (BAME)
  • Low socio-economic groups
  • Disabled people
  • People with long-term health conditions

For more information, please click the link below to access the funding guidance available

Applications for the funding will be available from 11th March with the deadline for the Tackling Inequalities Funding - Round 2 being 16th April at 5pm. You will be able to apply below. For this round of funding, we are trialling a 'video application' method as well. To find out more about how to apply by video, check out the guidance below:

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Several webinars will be taking place to talk about the funding and any differences from the previous round of funding as well as the ability to ask any questions on potential ideas for the funding. Details of webinars can be found below:

Wednesday 17th March @ 2pm-3pm - https://zoom.us/j/94783420278

Wednesday 17th March @ 6pm-7pm -  https://zoom.us/j/94886817025

Thursday 18th March @ 7pm-8pm -   https://zoom.us/j/91770210524 

Tuesday 23rd March @ 1pm-2pm -  https://zoom.us/j/98576359821

Tuesday 23rd March @ 6pm-7pm -  https://zoom.us/j/92147454413

Thursday 1st April @ 11am-12pm -   https://zoom.us/j/97076401767

Check out the presentation from the webinars here 

If you have any questions or want to discuss the funding available, please email support@basketballengland.co.uk.

 

 

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 support@basketballengland.co.uk 

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:

 

Local FUNDING

Your County Sports Partnership’s website will give details of local funding pots.

EASYFUNDRAISING

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

  • Sign up your club as a cause, here  - https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/basketball-england
  • Login to easyfundraising every time you shop online via a computer, tablet or mobile device…
  • Click out to your chosen retailer, there are over 3,600 such as Boooking.com, Argos, eBay, Amazon & train. Every time you shop as normal - your club gets a free donation from the retailer.

 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

Awards for All

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:

  • bring people together and build strong relationships in and across communities
  • improve the places and spaces that matter to communities
  • enable more people to fulfil their potential by working to address issues at the earliest possible stage.

 

Click HERE to find out more.