County Grant Fund

The County Grants Fund aims to support affiliated cricket clubs to create welcoming environments, provide enhanced facilities and playing opportunities, and to help clubs tackle the impact of climate change.

Eligible clubs can apply for up to £10k from each theme.

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Inspired to Play Grant

The ECB Inspired to Play Grant Scheme 2022 aims to increase the number of children (boys and girls aged under 18 years) participating in the game by supporting the delivery of recreational cricket activity for these groups during the months of June – September 2022.

Eligible clubs can apply for up to £1,000.

Interest Free Loan

The scheme aims to finance capital projects to help create a sustainable future for ECB affiliated cricket clubs with junior sections to assist in the development of facilities on their ground(s).

Whether it is a sightscreen or a changing room the England and Wales Cricket Trust will allocate interest-free loans to clubs that meet set criteria up to £50,000 with a repayment period of up to five years.

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All Stars Cricket Boy & Girl Together

Active Together Fund

Crowdfunder and Sport England have teamed up to make £1 million of match funding available to help the sport and physical activity sector thorugh the ongoing coronavirus crisis. 

Clubs can apply for up to £10k match funding today.

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Sport England Fund

Each year Sport England invest National Lottery and public money to help people play sport and take part in physical activity.

Here you find funding opportunties of varying sizes along wieth support to guide you to the appropriate fund and explain exactly what you need to do.


Generating additional income for your cricket club is crucial, and will help keep your fund future development.

There are funding schemes in place through the ECB and other sources for capital and smaller projects, but clubs must also find additional ways of generating income. This is where fundraising comes in.

Discover all you need to know about fundraising to make your club more financially secure through this fantastic ECB resource.

Scott Tremain / Club Development Manager

Scott, who hails from Devon, graduated from the University of Gloucestershire with a Sports Coaching degree in 2013.  He initially joined the Gloucestershire Cricket Foundation in October 2014 as a Community Coach working in schools predominately in the North of the County before becoming Growth Development Officer in 2017.  At this time, he delivered on a number of ECB priority areas including the U19 T20 Competition and launched the highly successful Women’s Soft Ball Programme here in Gloucestershire.

Now in his exciting role as Club Development Manager, he is responsible for leading the team of club development staff and working closely with cricket clubs across the county to provide direct support with the aim of creating sustainable clubs for the future.  Furthermore, Scott leads youth competitions and the ECB Clubmark Accreditation and sits on a number of GCF Development Groups and Committees.

Scott is a big Plymouth Argyle FC fan and plays his cricket at Dumbleton.

Scott Tremain / Club Development Manager