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Coaching Derbyshire Funding

There are several funding streams open to coaches.

Supporting Development

Coaching Derbyshire provides funding among many other things, to support Coaches and activators across Derbyshire in their development.

If you wish to find out more about what else it has to offer please head over to the Coaching Derbyshire pages. You can also sign up now to become a Coaching Derbyshire member for free.

Below are detailed some of our bursary schemes that coaches and organisations may wish to apply for, namely the Coaching Derbyshire Bursary and the NEW Get going fund!

Coaching Derbyshire Bursary

One of the main barriers coaches face in their on-going development is the cost of courses and training to continually learn and develop themselves in their chosen sport(s).

Coaching Derbyshire is pleased to be able to offer financial support for coaches and activators who meet one or more of the application criteria below:

  • Coaching within a community sports club
  • Coaching females
  • Coaching young people (5-18 years)
  • Coaching in deprived areas
  • Setting up an activity or group to get people active

Round End Dates

Round 39 - Opens April 1st 2017 – May 14th 2017

Round 40 – May 15th 2017 – September 3th 2017

Round 41 – September 4th – February 4th 2018

For more information on the Coach Bursary please read our Guidance Notes attached below. To apply you will first need to sign up as a Coaching Derbyshire member, this will only take a few minutes and is completely free. When you've registered, head over to the Bursary Application page to apply.

NEW!!!!!Get Going Fund

The Get Going Fund is designed to help people who are looking to get some sort of physical activity or sport going in their local community. The fund can be used to pay for up to £100 towards a course or qualification such as an activator course or some specific training required to start and activity. It is expected that you are or will be doing at least 10 hours voluntary coaching/activating to be eligible for this fund.

PLEASE NOTE: It is not intended that the Get Going Fund is to be use to support level 1, 2 or 3 qualifications if you need support to complete these qualifications please apply to the Coaching Derbyshire Bursary Fund (above).


To apply for this fund please complete the short survey click here.

Please note that the round end dates for this fund are the same as the bursary fund with the same notification periods.

Coaching Derbyshire financially supports coaches and leaders.