Made By Sport ‘Clubs in Crisis’ Fund

Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Conwy, Denbighshire, Flintshire, Gwynedd, Isle of Anglesey, Merthyr Tydfil, Monmouthshire, Neath Port Talbot, Newport, Pembrokeshire, Powys, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Swansea, Torfaen, Vale of Glamorgan, and Wrexham

Applications for this grant are open

The second round of the Made By Sport Clubs in Crisis Fund is now open to applications until 12pm on Monday the 1st of November 2021. If you wish to discuss your eligibility with a member of the Grants Team, please book a drop-in call here.

You can also find a sample application form below.

Made By Sport is a national charity aimed at raising awareness of and funds for sport for development. The Clubs in Crisis Fund, managed and promoted by Community Foundation Wales, is a dedicated fund for community groups, third-sector organisations, and sports clubs for young people working within the sport for development sector. Sport for development is defined as the intentional use of sport to achieve wider social outcomes such as those listed below. Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate how the Covid-19 pandemic has adversely affected them, either operationally or financially, as well as how they improve the lives of young people.

Grants Available

You can apply for a one-off grant of up to £2,021, but we would also consider smaller applications if your organisation does not require the full amount.

The Made By Sport Clubs in Crisis Fund will only fund organisations that improve the lives of young people through sport, working towards one or more of these outcomes:

  • Developing Life Skills
  • Improving Mental Health
  • Reducing Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour
  • Developing Employability Skills
  • Building Stronger Communities

Please read the full criteria below to get a description of each outcome

Who can apply?

This Fund is open to constituted community-based charities, third sector organisations, and sports clubs with an income of less than £75,000.

Please note: To be successful, groups must be able to demonstrate that the Covid-19 pandemic has adversely affected them (either operationally or financially) and they require funding to save, resume, or adapt their activity. We will prioritise applications from the smaller groups/organisations.

How to apply?

Please ensure that you read and understand the fund criteria before completing your application.

We also recommend that you look at our minimum standards before applying to increase your chances of success – Click Here

You can also find a sample application form below.

Apply now

Make sure you're eligible

Please read the following text to ensure your eligibility before beginning your application:



View all

Older People’s Fund

All, Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend

Castle Dairies Fund

Caerphilly and South Wales

Pears Action Learning Fund

All, Blaenau Gwent, Bridgend

Trivallis Community Investment Fund

All, Rhondda Cynon Taf and South Wales