Of the approved applicants:

  • Clubs have been supported in all 22 local authority areas
  • Funding is being made for clubs covering 22 different sports
  • Support for 9 clubs to help with damage caused by winter floods

A total of 424 applications have been received by Sport Wales, with more than 200 still being processed with the support of partners, such as governing bodies.

The Emergency Relief Fund is aimed at not-for-profit sport clubs in need of immediate financial support due to the financial impact of Coronavirus and the recent floods. 

The maximum award from the Emergency Relief Fund is £5,000. Clubs approved for funding should receive their funding within days. 

Timescales from application to decision are currently within 10 working days, unless more information is required or the club is awaiting confirmation of other funding sources.

The next round of decisions are scheduled for Tuesday (5th May), with clubs informed of decisions in the following days.

Information on the Fund, and eligibility criteria, can be found here.

Any questions or queries can be directed to emergencyrelief@sport.wales

Please also see the information update on other Sport Wales grants.

Further updates will be given when the third round of clubs have been provided with their decisions.

Emergency Relief Fund - Closed

The Emergency Relief Fund is targeted at not-for-profit clubs in need of immediate financial support.

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