Angus Irvine Playing Fields Fund

Grants are available to local community groups, sports clubs and charities for projects that will increase opportunities for young people in disadvantaged areas of the UK to play outdoor sport. Typically, grants will range from £2,500 to £5,000. Larger grants may be possible in some circumstances. The next deadline for applications is 31 July 2019.

Key Criteria:

Applications will be accepted from local community groups, sports clubs and charities. Applications can be made for grants towards some or all of the following types of projects with the intention of growing outdoor sports capacity to reach more young people:

  • The development and improvement of playing fields and other facilities.
  • The development and training of volunteers including the provision of qualifications.
  • The purchase of specialist disability equipment.
  • The development of long-term sustainability, for example marketing and finance expertise.

An application form can be found on the Access Sport website ( Applications should be submitted by email. Contact Access Sport for further information on 020 7933 9883 or

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