Local Improvement Scheme: Talented Athletes Fund 2018-19

Do you live in Nottinghamshire?

Do you compete in a sport and discipline that is recognised by Sport England and governed by a National Governing Body that is also recognised by Sport England?

If you have represented your country within the last 12 months and/or you are nationally ranked within the top 5 in your age group, the Talented Athletes Fund could help you.

Grants of up to £400 are available over 12 months to help support the costs of entering sports competitions including:

  • travel costs
  • training and coaching
  • competition fees.

The closing date for Talented Athletes Fund applications is 5pm Monday 15 October 2018.

Eligibility and how to apply

Before starting your application, it is strongly recommended that you read the Talented Athletes Fund Guidelines 2018. This includes important information about the eligibility criteria and how to apply.

Please note that all applicants must also submit a written endorsement from their National Governing Body with their application. You can download an endorsement template (below) to assist with this.

The following documents can be downloaded from this page:

Please note that on the application form, all applicants will be asked to confirm if they agree to the Local Improvement Scheme Privacy Notice.

Additional information

Sports and National Governing Bodies officially recognised by Sport Englands.

Information about National Governing Bodies is also available from the Active Notts website.

If you can’t find what you are looking for, please email Active Notts who can assist with identifying the relevant National Governing Body for your sport: info@activenotts.org.uk


If you have any questions, please contact the Communities Team:

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