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Inspired to Play Grants

The “Inspired to Play” grant aims to increase the number of children (boys and girls) and/or women participating in the game by supporting the delivery of recreational from June to September 2021.

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Inspired to Play Grants

Inspired to Play grants are aimed at helping more women and girls play cricket this summer

Who can apply?

The scheme is open to all ECB affiliated cricket clubs in England and Wales.

What type of recreational cricket activity is eligible?

  • All Stars Cricket or Dynamos Cricket
  • Summer School programmes, such as camps for children
  • Women’s Softball activity
  • Other recreational cricket activity for boys and girls and / or women

How much can be applied for?

Fixed grants are available up to a maximum of £1,250

  • Children’s cricket – £1,000
  • Women’s cricket – £250

How to apply

Download and read the guidance notes (PDF) here.

If you are eligible, please visit to register and apply.

Please use the attached documents to help with your application:

About the England and Wales Cricket Trust

The Inspired to Play Grant Scheme is funded by the England and Wales Cricket Trust (EWCT).

The EWCT supports community participation in cricket as a means of promoting and improving health, which is a charitable purpose.

In addition, the EWCT promotes work to improve provision of cricket in schools, clubs and other youth cricket activities. Activities funded by the EWCT must benefit the wider community, not just a small group or elite. This is a primary obligation of an applicant when applying for the funds provided by EWCT.

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