Here we will publish details of funds, organisations and resources which have been designed to support the sport and physical activity sector through the COVID19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

*NEW* Combined Authority’s Bike Friendly Business scheme, through CityConnect gives support, funding up to £5,000 and expert advice to help West Yorkshire employers support their staff to cycle to work:

The National Lottery Coronavirus Community Support Fund

Community Action Bradford and District (CABAD) support for clubs and Voluntary and Community Sector can be found on the CABAD website:

Sport England Community Emergency Fund: – *Currently closed for new applications*

*NEW* The ECB is offering recreational cricket clubs the chance to learn about digital marketing and improving their online presence with a partnership with Google Digital Garage: 

Three webinars will run weekly on Tuesday mornings, with each session live streamed on YouTube and lasting 60 minutes.

Monday 15th June 09:30 – Register here

Digital Marketing Strategy – An introduction to the main digital marketing channels and how to use them to build strategy

Monday 22nd June 09:30 – Register here

Get started with Digital Advertising – social, search and display advertising

Monday 29th June 09:30 – Register here

Get Your Business Visible on Google – Learn how to increase your visibility to reach more people online


*NEW* England Rugby resources:

The RFU has developed a range of resources and information to help support clubs affected by the Coronavirus:

The RFU is also hosting a series of support webinars so that volunteers can gain access to information that could help their clubs.


British Cycling toolkits: to assist clubs and coaches during the Covid-19 restriction of events.

Toolkit 1: Club Development:

This toolkit covers:

Toolkit 2: Club Engagement:

This toolkit covers:

Club Matters resources including workshops, advice and guidance on how to keep your club or organisation running as best as possible, how to keep people safe, keeping in touch with your members or customers and what others are doing

England Athletics webinars, including:

Yorkshire Cricket Board have released online courses on Umpiring and Scoring

Mesmac Health and Wellbeing course for males or male identifying, aged 16-20 – 4 session course covering:

Session 1 – Health & emotions

Session 2 – Managing stress & making choices

Session 3 – Building resilience

Session 4 – Knowing where to turn

Contact Verity to book your place: or via Mob on 07900740269

Twitter handle: MesmacTotal   Facebook page: MesmacTotal

If you would like to speak with someone about the support that is available across the district in relation to sport and physical activity, you can contact Gillian Brown:

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