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Salford Foundation is a grant giving charity that helps young people to develop their hobbies, interests, skills and talents. It does this by offering the opportunity to apply for funding.

If you are between the age of 5 to 25 and have lived in Salford for a minimum of 3 years then you can apply to the trust. Grants of up £500 are available for individuals.


To apply for the funding please visit their website at

Local Funding Opportunities in Salford

Salford CVS provide funding support and a funding e-bulletin each month – please visit their website by clicking the link below and sign up for the e-bulletin.

The Football Foundation Facilities Fund 

Aims/priorities: Grants for building or refurbishing grassroots facilities, such as changing pavilions and playing surfaces for community benefit, with money provided by Premier League, The FA and the Government (via Sport England) and delivered by the Foundation. This fund gives grants for projects that:

  • Improve facilities for football and other sport in local communities
  • Sustain or increase participation amongst children and adults, regardless of background, age or ability. 
  • Help children and adults to develop their physical, mental, social and moral capacities through regular participation in sport. 

Who can apply? Applications welcomed from football clubs, professional clubs’, community trysts, multi-sports clubs, local authorities, all educational establishments, registered charitable organisations, not for profit companies limited by guarantee, industrial and provident societies and unincorporated and not for profit organisations. All applications must have security of tenure either be freehold or leasehold. A minimum of 25 years’ security of tenure is required by leasehold. 

Grant amount: Maximum of £500,000. 

For further information, please visit:

What funding can the Big Lottery Community fund offer your club or group?

National Lottery Awards for All

National Lottery Awards for All offers funding from £300 to £10,000 to support what matters to people and communities. 

We will fund organisations with great projects or ideas that:

Bring people together and build strong relationships in and across communities

Improve the places and spaces that matter to communities

Enable more people to fulfil their potential by working to address issues at the earliest possible stage.

What funding can Sport England offer your club or group?

National Funding

Sport England offer a range of funding to support project funding, diversifying the volunteer workforce and improving community assets;

If you’re unsure if the funding is right for you, take a look at their FAQ’s:

Can you self-generate funding for your club or group?

Methods to generate your own funds

There are many other ways in which you can generate funds to cover a wide range of needs.

Sport England crowdfunding information:

Specific Cricket Funding

The England & Wales Cricket Board offer many grants to support local cricket clubs, these include interest free loans, please follow the link below for more information.

If you require information on funding for your club please contact me via email or call me on 0161 778 0553

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