Sports funding

Elmbridge Sports Council Grant Aid 

Applications are now closed. The next round of funding will be available in spring 2022.
This annual grant is targeted towards encouraging sporting achievement in the Borough. Both local sports clubs and talented individuals are invited to apply. A total of £10,000 is awarded each year with:

  • Awards of up to £750 for sporting clubs to be put towards the cost of equipment or capital projects.

  • Awards of up to £350 per individual are available to be put towards their training, travelling, competition costs and purchase of equipment. Individuals must have a supporting letter from a club or coach 

Please contact  sport@elmbridge.gov.uk for more information.

Sport England 

See the Sport England Funding page for the current national funding for community sports clubs.    

Applying for funding

As well as providing direct funding, the Elmbridge Sports Development Team is able help find external funding sources, endorsing a club or an individual's funding applications, and provide more general support or advice.

Active Surrey can help with their grant finder application which requires specific idea of a project.

For more information contact  sport@elmbridge.gov.uk.

FACS membership

The FACS Scheme aims to provide county performers with the support and encouragement they require to help them reach their full potential by offering free access to training facilities in Elmbridge. To be eligible for the scheme you must be both:

  • A current county sports person from any Sport England recognised sport, in any age group

  • A resident in the borough of Elmbridge

Sites that you can use include:

  • Elmbridge Xcel Leisure Complex, Waterside Drive, Walton on Thames, KT12 2JG

  • Hurst Swimming Pool, Dunstall Way, East Molesey, KT8 1PD

If you would like more information or to apply to be a member, please contact  sport@elmbridge.gov.uk or download the FACS application form and return with supporting evidence of your involvement in sport at a county level.  

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