Funding: North Trafford Sports Fund

The North Trafford Sports Fund is once again open for applications.

Sport Trafford and the Gorse Hill Partnership are pleased to announce
the next round of the North Trafford Sports Fund for groups and
organisations in North Trafford.

The Gorse Hill Partnership North Trafford Sports Fund will award money
on a grant basis to groups and organisations in the areas of Old
Trafford, Stretford, Lostock, Firswood and Gorse Hill.

The fund will support the purchase of equipment, training and coaching
costs, the establishment of new groups and other related activities.
Grants are targeted at developing new activity that will increase
participation and community activity. Voluntary groups, community
associations, Sports Clubs and Schools based in, or working with, people
from the North Trafford area are welcome to apply.

The funding for this initiative has been generated by Manchester United
Football Club and Trafford Council and will be allocated through the
Gorse Hill Partnership.

A workshop for interested groups / organisations has been organised for:

  • Wednesday 8th June, 6.30pm at Stretford Cricket Club, Lesley Road off Urmston Lane, Stretford, M32 9EE.

Here the fund will be presented, application forms distributed and any queries answered. Applications should be with the Fund no later than 22nd June 2011.

For any further information please do not hesitate to contact Jenny Burton, Sport Development Officer, by calling 0161 912 3135 or email