Current funding

We are providing two types of funding in 2019:


Small grants for sports groups and clubs

The Foundation invites sports groups and clubs to apply for a grant of up to £1,000 to purchase kit, equipment or training that will enable the group or club to support the participation of local people in amateur sport. The Foundation has allocated a budget of £50,000 for this grants programme.

Guidance notes for applicants.

Apply for small grants for sports groups and clubs here


Invitations for expressions of interest – Capital grants for sports groups and clubs

The Foundation invites sports groups and clubs to submit an expression of interest in advance of a potential application for a capital grant of between £20,000 and £50,000 to create or improve sports facilities that that will enable the group or club to increase the participation of local people in amateur sport. The Foundation has allocated a budget of £200,000 for this grants programme.

Guidance notes for applicants.

Submit an expression of interest


For further information please email info@siriusmineralsfoundation.co.uk.

However, please note that the board will only consider grant information requests as part of current funding rounds published above. Aside from exceptional circumstances, and due to The Foundation currently only operating with volunteers, speculative funding applications are unlikely to receive a reply.


The Sirius Minerals Foundation is a charity registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales.
Charity number: 1163127