Support for businesses impacted by the Coronavirus

Sport England - £195 million package to help sport and physical activity through coronavirus.

  • Community Emergency Fund - £20 million to help community sport and physical activity organisations who are experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
  • Sector Partner Fund - £5 million to help sector partners on bespoke measures that may be needed for any instances of immediate financial distress. 
  • Sector Stimulation - £55 million to support and stimulate the sector while restrictions are being lifted. More information expected in the coming weeks. 
  • Funding Rollover - £115 million funding rollover for identified selected partners who have funding commitments that end on or before March 2021.

Boost #AskForHelp - A dedicated team ready to assist businesses impacted by the coronavirus. 

The North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce - Coronavirus business toolkit containing a wealth of information on loans, grants and other support available. - COVID-19: guidance for employees, employers and businesses.

Club Matters - tips, tools and ideas to help keep your club functioning and working with your members and customers. 

GRANTfinder - A collection of relevant news and funding opportunities following on from the coronavirus outbreak.

Skills Swap - This unique service is dedicated to helping businesses who are looking for staff or volunteers, want to train their staff or want to offer people with knowledge and expertise to work for another business.


National Lottery Community Fund- The National Lottery Fund is looking to fund projects and organisations that are helping communities. They are offering funding from £300-£10,000 

Club Support Webinars with Sport Structures- Active Lancashire, in partnership with Sport Structures, hosted two free webinars for Lancashire clubs. These workshops gave clubs that offer provision in sport and physical activity, the chance to discuss immediate concerns that they are facing, and to help find solutions through shared experiences. All resources, including recordings of the webinars, can be accessed here.

The Growth Company, Skills support for the workforce - The Growth Company is offering skills support and advice for those at risk of redundancy. 

Lotto Sport
European Union
Active Partnerships