Funding support for Clubs

Funding Support for Clubs

Active Suffolk and Funding4Sport will support clubs and organisations across Suffolk to apply for funding. We offer expert advice on the availability of funding that could enhance provision for sport, PE and physical activity in your club or organisation.

We provide friendly personal service through a menu of specialisms to support your club or organisation with funding that can include a combination of the following:

Bid Writing Service

Active Suffolk has formed a partnership with Funding4Sport. Funding4Sport are a professional organisation that offer a bid writing service. Funding4Sport charge sports clubs and organisations on a "no win, no fee basis" as follows;

  • 10% for bids under £10k with a £100 administration fee e.g. an example of this is Sport England's small grants.
  • 5% for bids over £10k with a £250 administration fee e.g. an example of this is Sport England's Community Asset Fund

If you would like more information or advice please contact

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1:1 Consultation Clinics

Active Suffolk has formed a partnership with Funding4Sport who are offering to meet clubs and organisations to look at their project idea and turn it into a funding application via a 1:1 funding consultation. These clinics will last between 30-45 minutes, and will include:

  • Advice and support on shaping your project idea.
  • Advice on how the club can write the funding application.
  • Funding4Sport can offer a grant writing service.

If you would like to book or wish to know more about the 1:1 consultation clinics, please contact

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Bid Checking Service

Active Suffolk and Funding4Sport offer a bid checking service that includes looking through bids clubs and organisations have written and advising them on changes they could make to improve that bid before submission, or if a bid has been unsuccessful, changes that could be made as part of a re-submission to increase the chances of that bid being successful.

If you would like to submit your funding application to the checking service please email

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Funding4Sport Subscription

Funding4Sport offers a subscription website that offers clubs and organisations a "one stop shop" on funding. It has over 2000 documents with funding streams, advice, templates, toolkits and policies to help those interested in sport and physical activity to gain funding.

Active Suffolk can offer clubs & organisations a reduced annual fee to the Funding4Sport website (normally £16.99) for £4.99.

It's simple to access this offer, simply sign up by visiting and subscribing. You will need to add ActiveSuffolk into your username e.g. MeltonActiveSuffolk and then apply for the £4.99 monthly membership. You will then automatically be allocated a year subscription.

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Helpful resources for funding

Please use the FREE resources below to find out the Do's and Don'ts of funding applications to help you succeed in your application/s.