Individual Community Grant

The Individual Community Grant is an award of up to £100 to a young person who represents their sporting or artistic field at a national or international level. The grant is intended to help pay towards their expenses, such as travel.


  • Applicants must be aged 21 or under
  • Applicants are only eligible if their parents hold a Leisure Access Card.
  • Sporting or artistic applicants must be amateurs; that is their chosen field of sporting or artistic excellence should not also be their main or sole means of generating personal income
  • Applicants cannot apply more than once every two years
  • Individuals who are undertaking charitable work overseas for a recognised organisation may also be eligible for support

How to apply

There are two ways to apply for an individual Community Grant:

If approved, the payment will be made once we are satisfied all terms and conditions of the grant offer have been met.