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Funding & grants

There are a number of funding schemes available to clubs/organisations and individuals within Carmarthenshire.

Is  your sports or physical activity club looking to…

  • Expand it’s current provision
  • Introduce a new age group
  • Increase the number of coaches
  • Improve the quality of existing coaches
  • Tackle inequality - BME, disability(inclusion), women & girls, social inclusion

If so, then you could be eligible to access up to £1500!

Closing date for application Panel meeting
Tuesday 21st March 2017 Thursday 6th April 2017
Wednesday 31st May 2017 Wednesday 14th June 2017
Thursday 27th July 2017 Thursday 10th August 2017
Tuesday 19th September 2017 Tuesday 3rd October 2017
Wednesday 15th November 2017 Wednesday 29th November 2017
Thursday 11th January 2018 Thursday 25th  January 2018

How to apply:

All applications for Community Chest can be made online via the funding pages on the Sport Wales website.  Simply click on the green ‘Apply Online’ button to access the Sport Wales Grants Portal.

Please note that paper or .pdf based applications will not be accepted after this date, unless in exceptional circumstances.

If you represent Wales/GB you can access facilities within our Leisure Centres relating to your training needs for free.


Applicants must currently represent Wales and/or Great Britain as an amateur (unpaid) individual in one of the following:

  • The National team or squad of a sport that is recognised by Sport Wales
  • A Welsh Schools or College Association Team that is acknowledged and recognised by the National Governing Body (NGB) of that Sport
  • As a referee/umpire selected by the National Governing Body limited to those that require a high level of fitness in order to carry out role.

Applicants must meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Reside in Carmarthenshire
  • Attend a school in Carmarthenshire
  • Is a member of a Sports Club in Carmarthenshire, providing financial assistance is not available from applicant’s County of residence

How to apply:

Page updated on: 03/05/2016

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