In 2021, The Mick George Sports Fund distributed £25,000 to 17 separate schemes.

The Mick George Sports Fund provides capital support funding for sports projects that are open to the general public.

Please have a read of the Eligibility Criteria.

The Mick George Sports Fund is open to local sports clubs or organisations that meet the necessary qualifying criteria of supporting the delivering of sport and physical activity.  All projects must be located within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.  The fund, generously provided by Mick George will provide grants of between £500 and £1,500, for capital community sports projects or developments, open to the general public. These could include, but is not limited to; changing room improvements, clubhouse renovations and training or facility maintenance equipment. Exclusions are Member Exclusive Clubs / Commercial Organisations / Staff, Training or Travel Costs / Kits and some parts of South Cambridgeshire.

You can find out more about how previous recipients have used their funding here.

There is a two stage process to applying for this fund:

Stage one is a simple expression of interest process, which can be accessed here.

If successful in the first stage, Living Sport will then invite you to submit a full application.

The Mick George Sports Fund has approximately £25,000 available for 2022.  There will be 2 panel meetings over the course of the year with closing dates for submissions as follows:

  • 27th April 2022 - APPLICATIONS CLOSED
  • 14th September 2022 - APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR THIS ROUND