Army Sport Control Board Funding

Existing sources of funding for Army Sport include:

Public Funds

  1. CO’s Public Fund
  2. Cash in lieu of rations (CILOR) – Winter Sports only
  3. Sports Equipment Public Funding (SEPF)
  4. Initial grants for new and expanding units (through Fmn HQs)
  5. Synopsis sports, i.e. equipment on issue
  6. Standard Learning Credit (SLC) and Enhanced Learning Credit (ELC) Education Grant

Non Public Funds

  1. Army Sports Lottery – (Click here to view the Army Sports Lottery Homepage)
  2. Welfare Funds e.g (Army Central Fund, ASCB Charitable Fund, Nuffield Trust, Army Welfare Grants Committee)
  3. Unit Funds
  4. Berlin Infantry Brigade Memorial Trust Fund (BIBMTF) For further details of Non-Public Funding for Army Sport see below.

Funding Sources

All bids for ACF Funding must go through DCOS ASCB; ACF does not provide funding for Overseas Tours or Visits

Nuffield Trust

Contact
Sec NT Army bids through:
SO2 PS/Welfare Army HQ
Tel: 94391 2999/2296
Website: www.nuffieldtrust.org

Funding Purpose
Tri- Service Recreational and welfare facilities & amenities including sports facilities.

Categories of Grants
Minor Grants (<£5k). Major Grants (£5k – £25k). Capital Projects (<£500k). Operational Welfare Grants Special Grants.

Bid Date
At any time 15 Feb (for Mar).

Grants Meeting Date
Mar – to approve grants.
Nov – to make next years allocation.

Reference Document
ACSO 3206 – AGAI Vol 3 Chp 82, para 82.041

Remarks
One meeting per year only – annual allocation agreed in Nov for following year.

Army Central Fund

Contact
Sec ACF Tel 94344 5905

Funding Purpose
ASCB Welfare – priority to projects for all ranks and dependants Sports – over £25k.

Categories of Grants
Annual running costs Special grants not funded out of annual Command grants Sports Assns and Unions.

Bid Date
April.

Grants Meeting Date
May/Jun to approve grants Nov (as necessary).

Reference Document
ACSO 3206 – AGAI Vol 3 Chp 82, para 82.191 and link it to the publications doc

Remarks
50:50 split with Grant in Aid.

Army Welfare Grants

Contact
SO2 Welfare Funds at Army HQ – Sec AWGC, 94391 3432 OR 01264 383432.

Funding Purpose
Delegated ACF funding for: Sports eqpt Sports facilities.

Categories of Grants
Minor Grants<£5k Major Grants (5k -£25k). Grants over £20k Winter Sports eqp.

Bid Date
1 Mar (for) 1 Jun (for) 1 Nov (for)

Grants Meeting Date
Apr, Jul,Dec

Reference Document
ACSO 3206

ASCB Charitable Fund

Contact
Bids to DCOS ASCB
Tel: 94222 7303
Email: dcos@ascb.uk.com

Funding Purpose
Army sports facilities, equipment and infrastructure.

Categories of Grants
Annual grants to Sports unions and Associations Capital Projects DASCB Grants (up to £10k).

Bid Date
Jan/Feb Mar & Sep Anytime.

Grants Meeting Date
Mar Apr & Oct Monthly.

Reference Document
2017DIN10-050

Remarks
ASCB Grants Committee (GC) ASCB Trustees ASCB GC.

Army Sports Lottery

Contact
Bids to ASL Manager
Tel: 94222 7064
Email: lottery@ascb.uk.com
Website: www.armysportslottery.com

Funding Purpose
Army Sports Activity.

Categories of Grants
Sport’s Tours Misc Grants International Competitors Grants etc.

Bid Date
2 months prior to travel Monthly.

Grants Meeting Date
Monthly.

Reference Document
2017DIN10-008

Remarks
ASCB GC.

Berlin Infantry Brigade Memorial Trust Fund

Contact
Contact: Fund Manager
Tel: 01276 855825
Email: isvcsagency@easynet.co.uk

Funding Purpose
Sports Tours and Winter Sports Direct requests from CO.

Categories of Grants
Sport’s tours, training camps, sporting challenges, e.g. marathons cross channel swims etc.

Bid Date
At any time.

Grants Meeting Date
At any time (Meet twice a year May/Oct for major project approval).

Reference Document
2017DIN10-006

Reserve Forces’ and Cadets’ Association (RFCA).

Contact
Bids are made through respective regional RFCAs.

Funding Purpose
Discretionary grants on a case by case basis for TA sport.

Categories of Grants
TBC.

Bid Date
TBC.

Grants Meeting Date
TBC.

Reference Document
TBC.