Club Funding Programme

Clubs from across the county have the chance to receive a grant worth up to £3,000 in 2019, courtesy of Lancashire WPSA.

The Lancashire WPSA Grant scheme is open to all affiliated swimming clubs and has been designed to help develop Aquatics within a club environment across the county.

Funding can be used by clubs for Club Development, Athlete Development or Workforce development.

Clubs interested in applying for funding should complete the appropriate Lancashire WPSA application form and return to funding@swimlancashire.org.uk  prior to the deadline.

The deadline for entries for this round of the Lancashire WPSA Grant scheme is Thursday 28th February 2019.

Lancashire WPSA invites affiliated clubs to submit funding applications between £500 and £3,000 in order to develop Aquatics within the club environment up to 50% of the total cost of the application will be awarded.

Grant-Application-Form-2019

Club-Funding-Invitation-2019

Which activities are eligible for funding?
  • Club Development – club infrastructure, additional opportunities, club equipment
  • Athlete Development – Offering additional programs, specialised activities or specific coaching events
  • Workforce Development – CPD – Training Courses.
Who is eligible
  • Applicants must be from clubs affiliated to Lancashire County WPSA.
How often can the club apply?
  • To give all affiliated clubs an opportunity to benefit from the funding clubs will be restricted to 1 application per year. The executive may review the level of take up after a period of time and permit further applications by clubs should funds still be available.
How much funding is available?
  • Applications are welcome between £500 and £3,000, however if the fund is oversubscribed LWPSA reserve the right to make partial funding allocations
What will be expected of the applicant?
  • The applicant will be required to submit detailed plans of how the funds will be utilised and specific plans for activities along with timelines for such.
  • Receipts must be submitted for any equipment purchased
  • A breakdown of all expenditure for the project
  • After the funding has been utilised all applicants must submit a report detailing the effects, successes and challenges of the project
How to apply?
  • Applications must be made via the affiliated club.
  • Complete the application form in full.
  • Send the application form to funding@swimlancashire.org.uk with the subject: Lancashire WPSA Grant application – club name
  • The club will receive an e-mail confirming receipt of the application and then notified as to whether or not their application has been successful.