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Sporting Grants 2023-24

The Active Schools & Community Sport service is responsible on behalf of West Lothian Council for the administration of the Sporting Grant Awards Scheme.

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Successful applications will be those that demonstrate a targeted approach to one or more of the following areas:  

  • Collaborative working with other partners e.g. clubs, schools, Community Sport Hubs (CSHs);
  • Development of volunteers and young leaders;
  • Enabling the inactive to become more active; 
  • Planning, governance and profile;
  • Tackling inequalities.     

Applications must be linked to a club, a CSH or club partnership development plan that details costs, delivery model and projected impacts. If successful, a follow-up report to show how you have applied the sporting grant will be required.

Only Active Assured accredited clubs, recognised CSHs and club partnerships can apply to the Sporting Grant Awards Scheme.

For more detailed information on the criteria please read the following document carefully  Sporting Grants Criteria [157KB] .

For further information please contact Active West Lothian or email your dedicated Community Sport Coordinator if known.

How to apply

The application process for the 2023-24 has now closed and we will update this page when the process opens for the new financial year.

Applications must be submitted using our online form which can be accessed by clicking here.

When submitting an application note that, once you have started the process using the online form, the information cannot be saved so please make sure you have all the necessary details and documents to hand when completing the form. Here is a PDF of the application form which will help identify what you need Application Form - for information only [102KB]

The West Lothian Trust for People with Disabilities has a separate limited budget to support disabled individuals who have been selected to represent their sport at a national or international level.  Please contact Active West Lothian for more information.

Follow Up

If you have received an award for 2023-24 you are required to submit a report within 12 months of receipt of the funding and your Community Sport Coordinator will provide the template for completion of the report.