1. Protect which is aimed at helping safeguard the future of sports clubs who have lost income through COVID-19. The fund can be used to pay overheads such as insurance, rent, maintenance. The minimum amount that can be applied for is £300 upto a maximum of £5000
2. Prepare which is to help organisations with running their activities in a safe way to comply with the COVID-19 guidelines for their particular sport as set by the relevant National Governing Body plus any guidelines set by the local authority and Welsh Government. It is strongly advised that applicants speak to their NGB and LA and check WG guidelines before submitting a bid to ensure what they are proposing complies with COVID rules. Examples of things that can be applied for include:-
extra equipment to allow for social distancing e.g more footballs if a club has to split into smaller groups to comply
Coach education to provide extra coaches to ensure group sizes are within permitted limits
Extra facility hire if this is required to comply with COVID rules
The activities that can be funded must be recognised as ‘sport’ by the Sports Council for Wales.
The minimum that can be applied for is £300 up to £50,000.
The above replace the Community Chest and any other SCW Development Grants for the time being as their focus is COVID-19 related.
More info can be found here https://www.sport.wales/beactivewalesfund/