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Coach Funding

The cost of courses is often cited as one of the barriers to coaches obtaining the next coaching qualification level. To support coaches negate this, various levels and types of funding are available for application by clubs and coaches.


National Governing Bodies
Some National Governing Bodies of Sport do offer specific funding options to their coaches. Please check with your local National Governing Body officer as to the possibility of any funding. Find your National Governing Body here and select your sport.


Suffolk Sport topcoach Bursary
This bursary is available to anyone wishing to gain a Sport England recognized National Governing body level 2 or higher coaching qualification. Please see the criteria and application form below.

  • CSP Network
    Sport England
    Suffolk County Council
    Harrod UK
    Abbeycroft Leisure
  • Ipswich Borough Council
    South Suffolk Leisure
    Waveney District Council
    Mid Suffolk District Council
    Anything Print
  • St Edmundsbury Borough Council
    Suffolk Coastal District Council
    Babergh District Council
    Forest Heath District Council
  • CSP Network
  • Sport England
  • Suffolk County Council
  • Harrod UK
  • Abbeycroft Leisure
  • Ipswich Borough Council
  • South Suffolk Leisure
  • Waveney District Council
  • Mid Suffolk District Council
  • Anything Print