There are a variety of grants available to community groups and organisations providing support to their communities and individuals during the coronavirus pandemic. Visit the coronavirus grants and funding support page for more details.

This fund is currently closed.

We offer a grant scheme to individuals who must fulfil a number of criteria. The grant maybe used to fund costs for training, competitions, travel/accommodation, competition entries and coaching fees, subscriptions to sports clubs and costs of obtaining National Governing Body qualifications.


You can fill in an application for this scheme or alternatively please contact us.

Please send your completed applications form to:

Sports Development
Torbay Council
Town Hall
Castle Circus

Individuals may only be awarded 1 grant within any 12 month period. Individuals must reside in Torbay (and must have been a permanent resident in Torbay for at least 1 year at time of application. The Grant Scheme gives priority to individuals under 25 years of age but applications from other age groups are welcome particularly where peak performance is normally achieved later. If you are under 16 years your application must be countersigned by a parent or guardian. You will be required to account for all expenditure, submitting receipts upon request.

To qualify for an award you should demonstrate that you have achieved:- National competition level, national competition potential or inclusion in a national training squad. County or regional competition level with national potential i.e. a sportsman or woman who attends regional training or a Centre of Excellence. Successful applicants must demonstrate that they are already making a considerable commitment to their sport. This must be supported by either the County or Regional Sports Association, Governing Body or a club representative.