The Club Development Grant is open to all clubs and organisations affiliated to the Sports Council

The maximum award available is £500.00 and members are also limited to a combined total of £500.00 per year.

For more information please visit https://www.eastfifesportscouncil.org.uk

Completed forms should be submitted and we will reply to confirm what happens next.

Are you...Please ONLY proceed if you choose one of the options available
Only continue if you answered YES to one of the categories above
Has your organisation already received a Grant in the last 12 months

Does your organisation...

- Have no unmanaged debts or liabilities

- Have at least 3 unrelated or non-cohabiting members of your committee

- Have suitable governance controls to manage a grant from the Sports Council (eg. regular committee meetings, financial reporting etc.

If you answered YES to ALL of the above, please continue...

Are you looking for funding for...

- Help with general running costs (eg. rent, heating etc)

- Replacement equipment

- An annual or previously run event

- Continuing an existing activity

- An individual building, construction, refurbishment or land improvement.

- A project that requires planning permission that is not yet in place

- A project that has already started?

If you answered YES to ANY of the above, please contact us before applying. Otherwise, please continue…

Does your project…

- Have a timescale of less than 12 months

- Aim to get more people playing sport regularly

If you answered YES to ALL of the above, please continue…

Can you...

- Describe how many people will access your project and how they will benefit

- Monitor the numbers of participants to show how successful the project is

- Provide evidence that the project is needed

- Provide a clear and detailed project budget

- Monitor expenditure to show that any grant is spent correctly. 

If you answered YES to ALL of the above it is likely that your organisation and project are eligible for funding.

Please now complete the application form below giving as much detail as possible:


  1. By signing this application you on behalf of your club affirm that the information is complete and accurate.
  2. Grants cannot be awarded to closed clubs e.g. school clubs, factory clubs or sports clubs who operate for profit.
  3. East Fife Sports Council should be mentioned in any publicity material that may be produced in relation to this award. The Sports Council reserves the right to publicise any award without further reference to the club or yourself.
  4. All grant awards are made at the discretion of the Sports Council’s Grants or Executive Committee whose decision is final.
  5. Grants will not be considered retrospectively and accordingly, those seeking assistance should endeavour to apply at least 2 months in advance of the project or event.
  6. If in the opinion of the Sports Council, items provided by grant aid by the Sports Council are not being used for the purpose(s) stated in the grant application, the Sports Council reserves the right to seek restoration of all or part of the grant awarded.
  7. East Fife Sports Council expects all clubs successful in applying for funding to remain members for a minimum of 3 years.