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Welsh Sport Insider - the online show

Welsh sport is full of amazing people, clubs, schools, organisations and athletes with brilliant stories to tell. So, to help shine a light on them, we've developed a new series called 'Welsh Sport Insider'.

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Who can apply for Community Chest?

The grant scheme is open to any group that holds an account (be it a Bank, Building Society or Credit Union account), in their organisation's name. You'll probably be one of the following:

  • Sports Club or Association
  • Youth Club
  • Community Group

Please note, you will need to submit evidence to show that your organisation holds a valid account in its name. Failure to do so may delay your application from being assessed.

Who cannot apply?

  • Primary / secondary schools arranging activities for pupils
  • Individual members of the public
  • Local Authorities
  • Organisations whose proposed project has already started.

How to apply for Community Chest?

You can apply online here. Before applying, please make sure you read our guidance notes so you know what information you will need to make your application. We also explain how to apply for a grant using the Sport Wales Grants Portal.

How to apply for Community Chest?

You can apply online here. Before applying, please make sure you read our guidance notes so you know what information you will need to make your application. We also explain how to apply for a grant using the Sport Wales Grants Portal.

 

We have also developed bilingual 'How to' videos to help you through the application process. These can be found on the Sport Wales YouTube channel. 

Finally, to check if your current internet browser is supported and capable of using our online Grant Application system, click here to check your browser's compatibility.

Sport Wales Grant – Terms and Conditions

Before you apply for a Sport Wales grant, you should read a copy of our Terms and Conditions.

High Risk Sports

Please note, there are some high risk sports where an applicant organisation needs to be affiliated to their relevant National Governing Body of Sport before applying for a grant.

How are applications decided?

Community Chest is run in partnership with the 22 Local Authorities in Wales. When you submit your online application, it will be automatically emailed to the Local Authority indicated on your form. 

In each Local Authority, a panel made up of local people will consider applications. 

When will I find out if we have been successful?

Once your application form has been submitted, we will update you on its progress via email.

Further help

If you need any help, please contact either the Sports Development Team at your Local Authority or your local County Voluntary Councils.

More Grants for Community Sport

Development Grants

Grants ranging between £1501 and up to £25,000 are available to help projects like yours unleash the benefits of sport and contribute to the Vision for Sport.

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