Sport England provide a wide range of grants programmes, the most commonly accessed is their small grants programme (£300– £10,000).
For capital or facility projects the Community Asset Fund is a great place to start.
At the moment both funds have been repurposed to support a 'Return to Play' for key target groups, supporting providers who have had or want to make adaptions to their normal offering as a result of COVID-19. They also have an Active Together opportunity for matched crowdfunding.
The London Marathon Charitable Trust funds capital projects in Surrey as a result of the county hosting the Ride London events in August each year, though a decision has been made that this will stop after 2021. Grants are broken down by size, small grants are £5 – £50K and major grants are £50K – £250K. The trust can fund larger projects in exceptional cases. For more info visit their website.
Surrey County Council is allocating £100m over five years to community projects that can garner support and improve their local area by meeting the needs of residents. This can include grassroot sport and activity ideas. Find out more about Your Fund Surrey.
As at November 2020 UK Youth have a COVID relief fund for youth organisations that need help to survive the pandemic. Those with an income of under £250k are aligible to apply for up to £50k
Surrey Playing Fields supports local clubs with grants (up to £1,000) and low interest loans (up to £40,000). They also offer bursaries to young athletes in elite sport and coaches (up to £250), aged between 10 and 20 years old who need a helping hand to improve in their chosen sport. You can read more on Surrey Playing Field's grant page.
Awards for All – The National Lottery Community Fund’s small grants scheme for projects from £300 - £10K.
Landfill operators – depending on where your project is in Surrey your local landfill operator will run a capital grant programme for community buildings, including leisure facilities. Each operator has a postcode search on their website to help you identify if your project is eligible. These are the four main operators in Surrey: