Small Grant Scheme
The ECB Small Grant Scheme is an annual funding source designed to help clubs improve their grounds and facilities.
59 Glos clubs successful applied for funding in the last two years with the majority purchasing covers in line with the ECB’s ‘Get the Game On’ campaign.
ECB Small Grant Scheme 2019
Clubs can get up to £4k to buy new covers through the 2019 England and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) Small Grants Scheme.
The scheme is open for applications immediately and closes on May 31.
It is open to all Gloucestershire Cricket Board (GCB) affiliated clubs with the exception of clubs received an ECB Small Grant for covers in 2018.
This year’s scheme has been aligned with the ECB’s Get the Game On campaign to improve club sustainability by getting more matches played. As a result the grants will only be allocated for the following:
- New mobile covers
- Flat sheet covers
- Bowlers run-up and / or side sheet covers
- Replacement cover tops
- Water removal equipment (only when combined with the purchase of covers)
Clubs can apply for £1, 000 to £4, 000 and must contribute a minimum 10% of the overall cost themselves. For full guidelines and an application form please see below: