Talented Athletes funding for 2019-20 is now closed

 ** The 2019/2020 application round is now closed*

Thanks to those of you who applied.  We will be in touch in the New Year


Do you live in Nottinghamshire?

Do you compete in a sport or discipline that is recognised by Sport England and governed by a National Governing Body or National Disability Sports Organisation 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
  • Travel

The closing date for Talented Athletes Fund applications is Monday 14 October 2019 (5pm).

Heaps of success - watch Rachel's story

Talented Athlete recipient Rachel Heap is a part of the Under 23s Team GB rowing team. In 2018, she came 5th at the Under 23 European Championships and won the Fuller's Head of the River Fours race. Rachel has also competed at Henley Royal Regatta.

Eligibility and how to apply

Please find below links to the application form and frequently asked questions for this fund. These contain the eligibility criteria and instructions for applying. We recommend you read through both before submitting your application. 

Talented Athletes fund frequently asked questions 2019 [pdf]

Talented Athletes fund application form 2019 [word]

Additional information

The sports and national governing bodies officially recognised by Sport England are listed on their website.

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

If you cannot 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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