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We can help you find funding, by directing you to the most appropriate funding opportunity, based on who you are and what you want to do.

All you need to do is submit our enquiry form, telling us more about your funding needs.

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Current Active Chelmsford grant schemes

You can also find out more about the various schemes that Active Chelmsford are currently running.

You can apply for grant of up to £500 to lessen the effect of the cost of living crisis.

Who can access this fund

Voluntary clubs and organisations.

What this fund is for

This fund aims to assist people on a low income, who live in Chelmsford and the surrounding area, to continue to access physical activity opportunities.

What to use the fund on

Local sports clubs and organisations can apply to support their members who are struggling or unable to participate because of the cost of living crisis.

Active Essex will award successful clubs a non-repayable grant. The clubs must show how they will use the money to support members/participants who need financial help.

This will help those members continue physical activities that they couldn't do otherwise, due to their financial situation.

How to apply

You need to download the form and send it back to the email address quoted on the form.

You can apply for a grant of up to £750 from Active Chelmsford, for projects or work aimed at engaging inactive residents of the Chelmsford district.

Who can receive a grant

  • voluntary clubs and organisations
  • small businesses
  • individuals

What to use the grant on

These small grants could be used to encourage more people to be more active by:

  • facilitating a return to physical activity after the lockdown
  • introducing new physical activity projects
  • running training courses to upskill your volunteers or workforce
  • buying new equipment
  • creating new sporting opportunities
  • developing new sports club sections or teams, such as a new junior section

How to apply

You need to download the form and send it back to the email address quoted on the form.

Other grant schemes

You can visit Sport England for guidance about applying for a host of different grant schemes.

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