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Funding future Olympians and paralympians

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Please go to www.wiltshire.gov.uk/leisure-supporting-athletes to download the grant criteria and the application.

Grants of £1000 is available to any Wiltshire athlete of any age who is competing at either a National or International level. Full specifications are included in the grant criteria.

Applicants will be required to submit 2 referee letters with their application. At least 1 referee must be either relevant national governing body officer (national or international) or a national/international level coach or programme director of a NGB talent squad.

These letters should be on header paper and include:

  • confirm your participation at National/International level and your status as a talented athlete
  • outline your achievements to date
  • what they consider your potential is in your sport to achieve at the highest level.

We suggest approaching the referees as soon as possible to start the process of obtaining these letters as sometimes it can take a while.

Applications and supporting letters should be submitted no later than 5pm on Monday 29 January 2018.

Applications can be submitted either by email or post as directed on the grant criteria.  Once we have receive your application you will receive a confirmation email.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Tamzin Earley, Funding and Events Officer ffopgrants@wiltshire.gov.uk


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