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Funding and Grants

Below are details of funding opportunities that can be accessed by golf clubs.

Play More Golf Fund 2014

Part of England Golf’s forthcoming Strategic Plan 2014-17 is the need to increase the number of people playing golf more regularly and entering into golf club membership, therefore England Golf are investing a substantial level of funding into clubs through the Play More Golf Fund and would like to invite all affiliated golf clubs and ranges awarded RangeMark to apply.

By successfully applying for this fund, facilities can deliver targeted activities with affordable and flexible follow on opportunities to encourage regular participation, leading to club membership. This will ultimately result in more players, more members and stronger clubs. Please note; the Play More Golf Fund replaces the Junior Development Grant and the Innovation Development Fund.

The deadline for applications is Friday 30th May 2014, following which applications will be reviewed and successful applicants will be notified during June. Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

Click on the link opposite to apply for this grant using the online form. Alternatively the application form and information can be downloaded in pdf format and posted to England Golf. 

For guidance on the types of programmes, offers and activities the fund can be used for click herePlease note; activities to benefit from the Play More Golf Fund should take place after the 1st July once the facility has been informed whether it has been successful in its application.

County Golf Partnership Funding

County Golf Partnerships may have funding available to support golf clubs in recruiting and retaining adults and young people into the game, through a variety of different programmes and initiatives.  Details of County Golf Partnerships and their work can be found at

Sport England Funding

Funding may be available to golf clubs through Sport England to support projects that grow and sustain participation in grassroots sport and create opportunities for people to excel at their chosen sport.  Details of all Sport England funding streams can be found at

  • England Golf
  • Sport England
  • Get into Golf
  • Woodhall Spa
  • GolfMark
  • EWGA Trust