Sports clubs and funding

Club matters

Club Matters is a Sport England Lottery funded programme that provides free resources, support, guidance and workshops to:

  • Grassroots sports clubs, groups and community organisations.
  • The professional workforce that supports grassroots sports clubs, groups and community organisations.

What are the benefits of using Club Matters?

  • Information, advice and guidance to help with all aspects of running your organisation
  • Equip you with the tools and guidance you need to develop, grow and improve the long-term sustainability of your organisation
  • Answer any questions you may have and help you respond to any issues you may face
  • Give you access to training and CPD opportunities to improve and develop your skills, knowledge and confidence
  • Keep you up to date with relevant news and developments from across the sector
  • Signpost you to further support from other sector experts

What resources are available?

The resources provided by Club Matters come in a range of different formats including workshops, online tutorials, videos, infographics, podcasts, guidance notes, quizzes, templates and self-help tools and website pages. They offer free, bite sized support, guidance and learning opportunities that cover the eight key areas including:

  • Coronavirus resources
  • Facility development
  • Financial management
  • Governance
  • Participant development
  • Planning for your future
  • Volunteer development
  • Welfare and safeguarding.

Our online and face to face workshop sessions are designed to develop your skills and improve your knowledge
More information can be found on the Club Matters website