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Development and funding

Club Development

We want all University of Warwick sports clubs to be ambitious and have a plan for developing their club.

There is a full time Club Development Officer available to support all recognised clubs throughout the year. Please get in touch if you have any questions or to arrange a Club Development meeting:

clubdevelopment at warwick dot ac dot uk

Free advise and training for your club

A great tool to help any club is Sport England Club Matters.

Club Matters provides free, convenient, practical resources and training to help you develop and run a sustainable club.

Additional funding

All University of Warwick sports clubs are provided with an annual budget by Warwick Students Union to deliver their club activity. There are also many additional pathways for clubs to improve or develop the opportunities they provide to student and staff members.

Capital Bids

Capital bids is exclusively available for University of Warwick clubs and is opened at most once a year dependant on available funding.

Club Development Fund

Exclusively available for University of Warwick sports clubs to bid for up to £1000 for club developments it opens twice a year.

International Representation Fund

New for 2018/19 this fund supports athletes representing their home nation at major international competitions.

Opportunity Fund

Provides up to £1000 to individuals, clubs, societies and other groups of students to help fund extra-curricular activities. It is 100% funded by donations.

Lord Rootes Memorial Fund

Encourages personal development by supporting challenging projects proposed by individual and groups of Warwick students.

National Lottery Funding Finder

A search engine for external funding opportunities, which can be filtered to show only sporting opportunities.

Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire Sport Funding

External funding specifically for sporting activities within the area of the County Sports Partnership.

Sport England Funding

National opportunities for funding available through Sport England

British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Funding

Advice and opportunites for University sport provided by the National Governing Body for Higher Education sport in the UK.

National Governing Bodies (NGB's)

Each sport will have it's own NGB which will provide support to clubs in differennt ways; many of which include funding opportunities. Email the club development officer for support in contacting your NGB or finding sports specific funding opportunities.