Help with identifying and applying for grant funding

Club Durham offers a range of options for clubs in need of support with applying for funding, from online information to face to face support.  The various elements are outlined below.

Information on funding available

In order to make it easy for clubs to find the most relevant and up to date funding, we have developed a Funding guide, which is available to download from this page. Club Durham members can also receive information on funding via our quarterly newsletter.  See also the useful links below to other websites with helpful information about grant funding.

Top tips for writing a good funding application

Funding applications can be a difficult, daunting and time consuming challenge for your club putting together a bid for funding. Club Durham has put together a 10 top tips to help you submit a successful funding bid. This can be accessed within the useful downloads section at the bottom of the page.


Club Durham works with a number of delivery partners to provide a range of workshops on funding and finance topics. For further information on funding workshops, go to education and training and view our Training menu.


If you prefer some hands on support, you can make an appointment with an experienced member of staff who will help you to;

  • Identify appropriate funding for your project
  • Develop your project idea
  • Review your funding application prior to submission

Clinics are usually delivered in each locality on a bi-monthly basis. To arrange an appointment, contact your Community Sport & Physical Activity Development Co-ordinator.

Application feedback

This service is available to those clubs who would like an application reviewed before submission. Support is available for two months and involves phone calls and emails with a member of our experienced support staff. For further information, contact your Community Sport & Physical Activity Development Co-ordinator.