Membership

West Lothian Sports Council’'s membership year started on 1st April.

In order to ensure the information on our data base is up to date, it would be appreciated if all members would complete a copy of our current membership form, which can be downloaded from the web site.

The membership fee is still £10 .. thanks to all who have already renewed.

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Grant Applications

West Lothian Sports Council grant applications are reviewed quarterly.

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GRANTS

 


GRANT APPLICATION CRITERIA

 

West Lothian Sports Council allows members to apply for our Grant Aid Scheme.
There are several categories to choose from and applications will be open for submission four times per annum.

Members should expect to hear the committee's decision within two weeks of the deadline.

Application deadlines are:

 

31st MARCH

30th JUNE

31st OCTOBER

31st DECEMBER

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grant Applications are available from our downloads area, or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you wish us to post one to you.



CATEGORY

 

MAXIMUM

DESCRIPTION

 

Club Start Up

 

£200

 

For new clubs starting up in West Lothian or to support the start up of a new section within an established club. Award can be used for stationery, equipment, introductory procedures & premises.

 

*Applications must include details or club or sections remit and objectives. Please submit budgeting information regarding how this money will be used.

 

 

Equipment

 

Up to 50% or £250 whichever is the lesser amount.

 

For any club wishing to purchase new equipment to support the development of their members. Please note this does not include clothing items.

 

*Applications must include at least two written quotations for goods supplied from two separate shops or companies. A statement from the club should also be included describing how the purchase of this equipment will support the club and its development.

 

 

Coaching

 

Up to 50% or £250 whichever is the lesser amount.

 

 

For individuals as part of a club or organisation to attend coaching or official training courses as recognised by appropriate governing body.

 

*Applications must include details of the course and provisional acceptance of the individual wishing to attend.

 

 

Achieving Excellence

 

Up to 50% or £250 whichever is the lesser amount.

 

 

For clubs who pose athletes invited to join National Squad or compete Internationally. To support any costs incurred by the club/athlete in pursuing this opportunity.

 

*Applications must include details of the squad or competition where it is held, times and cost incurred.

 

 

Discretionary

 

Up to £200

 

To promote sport in the widest sense of the word. Can be used to support sponsorship of events hosted within West Lothian Region, Open days, displays, projects etc.

 

*Applications must include a detailed budget of how the money will be used and how it will help to promote sport and participation within West Lothian.

 

 

 

General Conditions:

 

1. Club or Organisation must be a member of West Lothian Sports Council and have attended at least two committee meetings prior to any application being made for grants.

 2. Clubs or Organisations will receive notification when their application form has been received. WLSC would appreciate that successful applicants ensure they inform the Secretary on receipt of their grant.

 3. Applications must be in before the deadline otherwise will not be accepted and therefore encouraged to apply at a later date. Notification of deadlines will be sent out a minimum of two months in advance by WLSC.

 4. Clubs and Organisations will only be awarded Grant Aid a maximum of once across all categories in any one financial year.

 5. Clubs or Organisations will receive a maximum of £250 in any one financial year.

 6. No retrospective applications will be accepted.

 7. All application awards will be at the committee's discretion.