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Title: Developing a world class sporting system

Developing a world class sporting system
  • sportscotland corporate plan 2011-2015

About this plan
  • 2011/15 a critical period for sport
  • Built on consultation
  • Partners and stakeholders
  • Staff and board members
  • Integrated with wider policy
  • Reaching Higher
  • Lets Make Scotland More Active
  • Scotland Performs

  • Major games, major opportunity
  • Building a legacy accelerate, profile and
  • Challenging times, creative solutions
  • Alignment to national objectives...

Our vision
We see a Scotland where sport is a way of life
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Our work
  • School sport
  • Club sport
  • Performance sport
  • People
  • Places
  • Partnerships and planning

Regional working
  • Regional Sporting Partnership plan
  • Our staff ways of working with partners and
  • Athletes, Clubs and Coaches
  • Improving the pathways for sport
  • Investing where it makes a difference

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Sports Facilities Fund
  • This programme covers the provision or upgrading
    of all facilities for the general community. 
  • For the public good
  • Provide equitable opportunities for increased
    sports participation by the community at local
  • Demonstrate what links they have established/will
    establish with the sports programmes and/or
    initiatives operated by the local authority,
    national governing body for sport and their

New Application System
Facilities Funding Priorities
  • identified in SGB/LA facilities strategies / fit
    with any other relevant strategy
  • deliver increased participation or improved
  • increase capacity, allowing growth in
  • address identified gaps in provision
  • Commonwealth Games sports projects (where there
    is a clear legacy)
  • fit with Community Sports Hubs principles

Eligible Applicants
  • Voluntary Sports Clubs
  • Local Authorities
  • Area Sports Associations
  • National Governing Bodies
  • Educational Establishments
  • User Groups
  • Companies Ltd by Guarantee

Eligible Projects
  • The provision extension or upgrading of playing
    facilities or changing accommodation
  • Floodlighting to playing facilities
  • Storage facilities for playing equipment
  • Purchase of major items of non-personal equipment
    (with a 7 year life)

Ineligible Projects
  • Projects with a value under 10,000 inc VAT
  • All repairs, renewals, replacement, and
  • Purchase of buses, vans and the like
  • Bars, Dining Rooms, dedicated social areas and
    associated spaces
  • Bedroom / Residential accommodation inc
    caretakers flats etc
  • Personal Equipment
  • General Sports equipment not having a life
    expectancy of more than 7 years,
  • Buildings etc not having a life expectancy of at
    least twice the length of the terms of award
  • Free standing administrative areas and committee
    rooms which are not essential parts of sports
  • Feasibility studies and design competitions
  • Speculative purchase of land and / or facilities
    for utilisation / development in the long term
  • Purchase of land and or facilities as a means of
    saving money on rent

  • Small Projects Strand (Single Stage
  • Outline Full Applications (Two Stage
  • Intended to make the application process fast and
    simple for small projects
  • Intended to give the applicant formal feedback
    before the depth of the project is developed
  • Projects led by Clubs, Trusts, Local Authorities
    or any other eligible organisation
  • Projects led by Clubs, Trusts, Local Authorities
    or any other eligible organisation
  • Club Projects with a value between 10,000
    50,000 can apply for up 100 funding
  • Club Projects with a value between 50,000
    100,000 can apply for up 50 funding
  • Local Authority Projects with a value of 10,000
    100,000 can apply for up 50 funding
  • All eligible applicants can apply for up to 50

100 Funding!!
  • In limited cases 100 funding is available for
    projects up to value of 50,000.
  • Focused on clubs / community groups with strong
    focus on junior membership (LAs not eligible)
  • Must demonstrate that funding will have
    significant impact on participation numbers for
    sport in the community
  • Must demonstrate a clear financial need

Sports Facilities Fund Leaflets
  • Quick guide to ..

Proceeds of Crime CashBack
  • CashBack for Communities is a programme of
    diversionary activities for young people to
    increase the opportunities they have to develop
    their interests and skills in an enjoyable,
    fulfilling and supported way.
  • The CashBack for Sports Facilities
  • 7.5m will be provided by the Scottish
    Government using monies recovered under proceeds
    of crime legislation.

  • Allocation
  • Football 5m
  • Rugby 1.25
  • All sports 1.35
  • Projects should primarily benefit young people
    and which will achieve some or all of the
    following outcomes
  • increased capacity to accommodate more young
  • improved quality of experience
  • increased or enhanced opportunities for young
    people from areas of urban or rural

What is sportsmatch?
  • sportscotland managed scheme to match commercial
    business sponsorship on a for basis,
  • 500 min - 10,000 max
  • Who is eligible?
  • Any constituted not for profit organisation.
  • Sponsorship can be in cash or in kind

What projects are eligible?
  • Projects that
  • aim to develop or increase participation and/or
    improve standards in grassroots community sport
  • aim to deliver long-term benefits and provide
    pathways to continued sporting participation
  • are a new or enhanced project, i.e. not part of a
    clubs normal ongoing running costs
  • Priority will be given to projects focusing on
    youth, girls and women, and those facing barriers
    to participation

Awards for All
  • A lottery grants programme for small community
    groups looking for smaller sums of money.  500 -
  • Activities considered include
  • Buying sports equipment to improve standards and
    involve more people.
  • Development programmes
  • Small improvements to premises (not repair or

What makes a good application
  • Strong youth development
  • coach and volunteer education
  • Sporting pathway development (e.g. improved
  • Development work which is in line with governing
    body priorities (programming)
  • Strong links to the Governing Body Strategies and
    Development plans

UKCC Coach Education Training
  • sportscotland recognises the importance of new
    coaches coming into sport and the need for
    accessible, affordable coaching courses to be
    available to them. .
  • Eligible applicants can access funding towards
    the cost of UKCC endorsed qualifications.
  • Applications must be made at least four weeks
    prior to the start of the course retrospective
    applications will not be accepted.

  • Individual applications
  • Applicants  who meet the eligibility criteria,
    can access funding of up to 50 or 150/person of
    the course fee, whichever is lower.
  • Group applications
  • If you are a group ie two or more  individuals
    from the same organisation / club, you can also
    access funding per applicant of up to 50 or 150
    of the course fee, whichever is lower.

  • Applicants must demonstrate coaching activity
    within six months of applying for the subsidy
    (minimum activity supported will be once per
    month or an average of 12 sessions per year)
  • The course being attended must take place in
    Scotland and be registered with the SQA
  • Applicants should evidence what impact this
    qualification will have on their school, club or

Help for Clubs
  • Accreditation is concerned with the various
    schemes for gaining wider national recognition
    and approval
  • Admin and Management provides help and advice
    about the administration of your club including
    structures, constitutions, rules and policies
  • Child Protection brings together all the advice
    on this important issue
  • Club Development shows you how to organise your
    programme of activities and plan for the growth
    of your club's activities
  • Coaching is aimed at all club coaches and anyone
    involved in player development and coaching
  • Communications shows you how to keep in touch
    with your members through both printed and online
  • Equity considers how clubs can ensure that they
    operate with fairness, justice, equality,
    inclusion and respect for all members. 
  • Facilities explores the various ways of operating
    premises including a centre, track or range
  • Funding covers all aspects of raising money from
    subscriptions, grants and sponsorship
  • Juniors offers guidance about involving children
    and young people in your club - the next
    generation of members
  • Membership is all about attracting and retaining
    your club members
  • Staff deals with the recruitment, employment and
    support of paid staff
  • Officers explores the key roles of chair,
    secretary, treasurer and other officials
  • Volunteers looks at how a club can make the very
    best use of its members and volunteers in running
    the club

Contact Details
  • 0141 534 6598