Fund for The Gifted


What is the Fund for the Gifted?

The Fund for the Gifted (FFG) is an Active York initiative that aims to assist young talented athletes to
achieve their full potential in sport through the provision of financial and specialist sport support.

FFG Awards are available to those athletes who:

Perform in a sport with a National Governing Body* that is recognised by Sport England*.
To find a list of recognised National Governing Bodies please click here

Are competing, at district level or above and have the potential to achieve higher success

Are able to clearly demonstrate that to reach their performance potential
they require additional financial and/or specialist sport support.


How to apply to FFG

Completed applications are welcomed using the application form and emailed to between 1 April and 31 May. Applications received outside of this period will not be considered or retained for future
funding rounds. Awards will be made once a year with applications considered during June, and all applicants
notified with a decision within six weeks of the closing date.

Fund For the Gifted Application Form


fund for gifted athletes at the 2015 sports awards

FFG athletes being recognised at the 2015 Active York Sports Awards - Photo courtesy of York Press



The Fund For the Gifted programme is funded by sponsorship and generous
donations raised by the annual Active York Sports Awards dinner.

Active York is very grateful for the support of our sponsors. If you would like to find out
more about sponsoring one of the award categories, or other sponsor opportunities,
please contact






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