Angling Trust 'Get Fishing Fund' - Large Grants
Posted: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 11:10
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 https://anglingtrust.net/get-involved/coaching/.
- 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.