Money raising opportunities

History

Following the formation of the Southern League (SL) in 1969, a general inquiry in 1970 initiated by Noel Fisher showed a widespread interest among clubs tired of the surfeit of draws in ‘friendly’ cricket and looking for a competitive edge with rewards, in the form of promotion, for success.

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Some news below on grant funds, a couple of which are open for a few more days.  England and Wales Cricket Board will be investing £52m in club grants 2020-24 (priority themes: clubs, urban, women & girls, see Inspiring Generations Strategy 2020-24 pages 8,10,12 & 18 attached / available at this link http://bit.ly/2L7O2Fv).  Local budgets and precise criteria are still being confirmed, we will be hitting the road in the new year to inform and consult on the plan for Hampshire.

  • National Lottery Celebrate 25 Years celebratenationallottery25.com closes 2pm 6 Dec, planning a community event Feb-Nov 2020? Facebook post also cites purchase of “equipment for an amateur sports team”
  • Magic Little Grants https://localgiving.org/magic-little-grants up to £500, closes 29 Nov (re-opens next year?)
  • Easyfundraising now is the best time to get as many supporters on board as possible. We’ll give your cause a bonus £5 donation for every referred supporter who raises their first £5. Just get them to sign up with your unique referral link: http://efraising.org/5qHc5YUBrj
  • Michael May Foundation (under 19s approximately) email trustee Paddy May [email protected] with 1) information on your  junior section, 2) what you want, 3) how will it benefit junior development, 4) committed funds / funds required, 5) latest club accounts

Any queries in the meantime please do not hesitate to get in touch

ECBInspiringGenerations.pdf

Simon Jones, Cricket Development Manager (clubs), Hampshire Cricket Board

[email protected] 023 8047 5653 / 07920 452537

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