Funding for Athletes

Individual athletes can receive funding from a variety of sources including grant funding and sponsorship.

Sources of grant funding for individual athletes include:
Corporate sponsors:

Focused targeting of local and national businesses which can benefit and raise their profile by associating their brand with a successful or promising athlete needs to be undertaken. This is a lengthy task, but can bring rewards – however as an athlete you must be prepared to support the business and commit to their brand and values.

Athletes in education can also try:
  • Independent Schools Council
    Some schools have scholarships available for talented individuals, information is available from the school to which you are applying
  • College/University Sports Bursaries/Grants
    Some colleges and universities will provide financial support to high performing student athletes – contact the Student Services Department of your institution

Other Funding Information Sources: