Funding for Coaches

There are several sources of funding which can help support a coach's development and coaching activities.  

Sports Coach UK

Sports Coach UK regularly publicise information on funding opportunities for coaches. Please see here for more information on funding opportunities through Sports Coach UK.


County Sport Partnership

Please view table below for information regarding funding for Coach Education offered by your local County Sport Partnership (CSP). Click on Website to be taken to the information on funding and click on the contact name if you have a question about a specific funding issue at that CSP.

County Sport Partner (CSP) Contact Funding Info
Active Devon Sports Partnership Martin Brice Website
Active Dorset Clive Nelson Website
Active Gloucestershire Andy Herbert Website 
Active Norfolk Ian Grange Website 
Active Surrey Suzannah Laver Website 
Active Sussex Anthony Statham Website
Berkshire Sport Justine Mosley Website
Birmingham Sport and Physical Activity Partnership Laura Entwistle Website
Black Country BeActive Partnership Laura Whitehead Website
Bucks Sport Ben Fisher Website
Sport Cheshire Adam Norris Website
Cornwall Sports Partnership Rob Harrison Website
County Durham Sport Karen Williams Website
Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire Sport Abi Dixon Website
Cumbria Sport Richard Metcalf Website
Derbyshire Sport Partnership Suzanne Watson Website
Energize Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Joe Lockley Website 
Greater Sport Jane Owen Website
Herts Sports Partnership Rob Hardwick Website
Humber Sport Garreth Roberts Website
Kent Sport Stuart Butler Website
Lancashire Sport Partnership Jayne Wilson Website
Leicestershire and Rutland Sport Natalia Marshall  Website
Lincolnshire Sports Partnership Lizzie Borrill Website
Living Sport - Cambs and Peterborough Sports Partnership Helen Clarke  Website
Merseyside Sports Partnership Andrew Wileman Website
North Yorkshire Sport Robin Lavin Website
Northamptonshire Sport Tony Stewart Website
Northumberland Sport Andrew Tunnah Website
Oxfordshire Sports Partnership Denise Brown Website
Pro-Active Central London Gary Palmer Website 
Pro-Active East London Laura Pierce Website
Pro-Active North London Paul Thorman Website
Pro-Active South London Alisha Ellis Website
Pro-Active West London Helen Davies Website
Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership Email Website
South Yorkshire Sport Simon Pugh Website
Sport Across Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Ben Hollands Website
Sport Essex Rebecca Rowley Website
Sport Hampshire and I.O.W CJ Lee Website
Sport Nottinghamshire Pete Forster Website
Sports Partnership Herefordshire and Worcestershire Liam Hughes Website
Suffolk Sport Simon King Website
Team Beds and Luton Mark Stokes Website
Tees Valley Sport Victoria Auton Website
Tyne and Wear Sport Adam Brougham Website
Wesport Richard Colman Website
West Yorkshire Sport Les Ford  Website
Wiltshire and Swindon Sport Alma Borthwick Website

Funding for Coaches in Guernsey

For more information on funding opportunities for coaches in Guernsey please visit the Guernsey Sport Commission's website

Funding for Coaches in Northern Ireland

For more information on possible funding opportunities for coaches in Northern Ireland please visit the Sport Northern Ireland website.

Funding for Coaches in Scotland

For more information on funding opportunities for coaches in Scotland please visit the Sport Scotland website.

Funding for Coaches in Wales

For more information on funding opportunities for coaches in Wales please visit the Sport Wales website.

Local authorities in Wales also offer some funding opportunities. Please use the table below to contact your local authority to see what funding opportunities are available for for coaches.

Local Authority Contact
Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council Website
Bridgend County Borough Council Website
Caerphilly County Borough Council Website
Cardiff City Council Website
Carmarthenshire County Council Website
Ceredigion County Council Website
City & County of Swansea Website
Conway County Borough Council Website
Denbighshire County Council Website
Flintshire County Council Website
Gwynedd Council Website
Isle of Anglesey County Council Website
Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council Website
Monmouthshire County Council Website
Neath & Port Talbot County Borough Council Website
Newport City Council Website
Pembrokeshire County Council Website
Powys County Council Website
Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council Website
Torfaen County Borough Council Website
Vale of Glamorgan Council Website
Wrexham County Borough Council Website