Launching this summer via your County Cricket Board.
The County Grants Fund aims to support affiliated cricket clubs to create welcoming environments, provide enhanced facilities and playing opportunities, and to help clubs tackle the impact of climate change.
Who can apply?
The scheme is open to all ECB affiliated cricket clubs in England and Wales.
What type of projects are eligible?
- Creating welcoming environments – open to affiliated cricket clubs registered for All Stars or Dynamos in 2021, or actively involved with women’s and girls’ cricket and / or disability cricket. It is an expectation that any junior programme will include and actively engage with girls
- Enhanced facilities and playing opportunities for women’s and girls’ cricket and / or disability cricket – open to affiliated cricket clubs actively engaged in competitive female only cricket
- Tackling climate change (supported by Sport England) – Open to any affiliated cricket clubs
How much can be applied for?
Clubs can apply for between £1,000 (minimum) and £10,000 (maximum) per application.
How to apply
Download and read the guidance notes here (PDF).
If you are eligible, please discuss your potential project with your local County Cricket Board or Foundation before you visit the ECB IMS to register and apply.
The County Grants Fund is locally managed and the launch date may vary in your County – we expect all Counties will open for applications by the end of September 2021.