Angling Trust 'Get Fishing Fund' - Large Grants

Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 11:10

Angling Trust 'Get Fishing Fund' - Large Grants

This Large Grant scheme (up to £5K) is delivered through the Angling Trust's partnership arrangement with the Environment Agency. The money comes from fishing licence sales so it provides a way for all anglers to invest in the future of their sport.

Who can apply?

  • Angling Clubs, Fisheries, Organisations, Schools, Local Authorities or Charities based in England that want to increase the number of people being introduced to Angling.
  • Activity that is delivered as a result of receiving funding must be delivered on freshwater fisheries where angling requires a fishing licence.

What can be funded?

  • Equipment to help you run events, this includes any additional equipment to ensure your events are Covid-19 safe (PPE)
  • Fishing equipment, terminal tackle and bait
  • Contribution towards venue hire
  • Coaching fees – For more information on coaching, course and training visit
  • Event resources e.g., Gazebo
  • Promotional materials (this will need to recognise the input and involvement of the Angling Trust and the Environment Agency)
  • Basic equipment storage facilities e.g., lock up shed

What cannot be funded?

  • The purchase of fishing licences
  • Facility improvements such as new pegs/fishing platforms, improving access, general building work. For these activities consider submitting a Fisheries Improvement Programme idea)
  • The stocking of fish

Deadline for submission

The final deadline for submitting funding applications is Friday 12th March.

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