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England Golf open applications for Covid-19 Support Fund

England Golf open applications for Covid-19 Support Fund

Wednesday 8th July 2020

Golf clubs and facilities in England may now apply for financial assistance from The R&A’s Covid-19 Support Fund, which is being administered by England Golf.

In agreement with The R&A, a sum of £2,555,000 has been made available to golf clubs in England who have been impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic.

Each club/facility may apply for a grant up to a maximum of £10,000.

The over-arching aim of this fund is to provide short-term financial support to clubs and facilities as they develop a resilient business strategy and plan for future sustainability.

The fund is concentrated on current operations to enable clubs and facilities to adapt and offer the safest and best possible experience for golfers. Details of what the fund can support can be found on the overview document below.

Timeline

  • Wednesday 8 July – Online applications open
  • Friday 31 July – Application deadline
  • From W/C 24 August – Clubs notified of awards
  • September 2020 – Distribution of funds

England Golf will look to support as many applications as possible with priority given to those applicants who have a clear financial need and can outline an ongoing impact from grants received.

Full details of The R&A COVID-19 Support fund are available to view: Support Fund Overview

The full criteria for applicants can be found here: Support Fund Criteria & Conditions

To aid completion of the online application form, we have copied the questions in a downloadable resource: Support Fund Application Form Questions

FAQs for the application process can also be downloaded: Support Fund FAQs


 Applications opened today (Wednesday 8 July) and will close at 4pm on Friday 31 July.


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