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Wooden Spoon Grant

Funding available: Unspecified

Applications close: 31/12/2024

About this fund

Wooden Spoon is the children’s charity of rugby. We are a grant-making charity and fund life-changing projects across the UK & Ireland.

Since 1983, we have committed in excess of £31 million to 1,465 projects, and have supported over one and a half million children and young people living with a disability, who are disengaged, or who are disadvantaged.

You can become a part of this success story.

If your project is in the UK or Ireland and shares our aim of making a positive impact on the lives of children and young people, it may be eligible for a Wooden Spoon grant (Wooden Spoon project beneficiaries must be a group. Wooden Spoon cannot make grants to individuals).

If a project is a physical, tangible asset, of a permanent nature the following must apply:

• It must have a minimum predicted life-span of five years, be non transferable and of a permanent nature
• Grants will not be considered for salaries, administration costs, professional fees and on-going overheads related to a capital project

If a project is educational or disability sports focused the following must apply:

• It must have a clearly defined project brief to include detail on: description of project need and objectives, stakeholders, description of participants (age, gender, geography), recruitment of participants, project activity and budget, legacy planning, monitoring and evaluation and finally reporting to Wooden Spoon

Looking for support with funding?

Identifying funding opportunities and writing grant applications can seem overwhelming, especially when the future sustainability of your group is dependent on gaining funding support. 

Our supportive Funding Officer, Claire Shaw, can help your organisation with every step of the funding application process, from carrying out funding searches to proofreading your application.

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Wooden Spoon Grant

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Funding available: Unspecified

Applications close: 31/12/2024

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