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England and Wales Cricket Trust

Interest-free loan scheme for clubs
. The England and Wales Cricket Trust welcomes eligible ECB affiliated cricket clubs with junior sections to consider an interest-free loan to assist in the development of facilities on their ground



Northamptonshire Community Foundation

Northamptonshire Community Foundation is an independent grant making charity in the County.  In 2016 they supported 6 projects for Cricket Clubs in Northamptonshire providing over £10,000 worth of funding. You can apply for up to £3000 from the NCF Small Grants programme.

If you apply for a general grant, a committee meets at the end of that month to make a decision on your application and you would find out the outcome within the first couple of weeks of the following month.

For further information on the NCF please visit their website:


EWCT Small Grants- Supporting Get the Game on, All Stars Cricket, Women’s Cricket and U19 Club T20

The aim of the EWCT Small Grant Scheme- which is supported by Waitrose is to create a sustainable future for affiliated cricket clubs. The scheme supports clubs to make small changes to improve their long term sustainability and/ or to increase the number of games played. The scheme is open to all affiliated cricket clubs- the cricket club needs to have the following: A constitution, valid buildings, contents and public liability insurance and security of tenure.

Please note that if you received funds from the 2017 EWCT Small Grants you can apply towards the 2018 scheme however it must fall under a different category. For instance if you applied for funding for new covers in 2017 (“Get the Game on”) then you could apply for something to make your facilities more family friendly (“All Stars Cricket”) etc.

Action Simple e-mail to Nick Baker(Cricket Board) advising the project being considered (including total expected cost). This will allow us to gauge demand and research additional partnership funding that might be required

Cricket Board to mail Clubs with application forms and advising any partnership funding requirements

Fully completed Applications along with two quotes to be returned to Nick Baker (Cricket Board)

If you have not received the guidance notes please email Nick on and he will be happy to forward them to you. Application forms will be available soon.