Sports Excellence Grants

These are a range of Financial Awards focused on those either already achieving or who have the potential to achieve sporting excellence


  • The awards are available for individuals.
  • The awards are for Littlehampton residents only.
  • The awards are for those who need to make the developmental jump to excellence.
  • The definition of excellence will vary from sport to sport, but we will generally aim to assist those already at County level develop their potential to progress past this level.
  • There will not be any age limitations.
  • Major, Olympic and local sports are eligible.
  • Awards are available for training, competition entry fees, transport, accommodation and equipment. Please note that certain equipment does not qualify i.e. an item that will be shared with other team players.   
  • Awards will be up to £1,000 per recipient.
  • Recipients will need to give precise details of future financial needs in the application.


Applications for the 2019 Grants are open until 31st July. 


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    Current: Sports Excellence Grants 2019
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The information given in this application may be used by the Sports Forum and Freedom Leisure to determine if the sportsperson qualifies for additional support such as free access to facilities.

Please remember to send a report written by your coach stating your sporting skills, achievements and development potential. The report should cover the last 12 months.

Please ensure you read the Sports Excellence Grants criteria before submitting your application.