Clubs play a vital role in physical activity & sport across Greater Manchester and our club support section will help you through the demands of operating your club and managing your club effectively. 

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GreaterSport are excited to announce our partnership with RDX Sports the countries leading supplier of Boxing, MMA and Martial Arts equipment.

The partnership will see RDX sponsor this years Club of the Year Award at the GM Sports Awards on Friday 17th November, but also partner on GreaterSports club work over the next 12 months.

To find out more about RDX Sports you can visit their website

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Raise FREE funds for your club with easyfundraising 

We’ve teamed up with easyfundraising, to give our GreaterSport member clubs access to an unlimited source of free funding: raise funds simply by shopping online.

easyfundraising is the UK’s biggest retail fundraising platform connecting over 1 million supporters with 100,000 good causes, including over 14,000 sports causes who have raised over £2.3m between them.

A donation is collected every time people connected with the club or group shop online, for everything from fashion and groceries to hotels and insurance.

This is a completely free and highly effective way for a club to raise money which they can invest in coaching programmes, facilities, kit and travel.

All of our clubs can get raising easily…

1. Sign up your club via www.greatersport.easyfundraising.org.uk

2. Then tell the club community to sign to sign up in support. You all then log in to easyfundraising everytime you shop online via a computer, tablet or mobile device.

3. Click out to your chosen retailer, shop as normal and the club gets a free donation from the retailer - easy!

Sport England's Community Asset Fund is a programme dedicated to enhancing the spaces in your local community that give people the opportunity to be active.

In a recent GreaterSport Club survey, clubs across Greater Manchester said that finding funding to upgrade ageing facilities was a priority to them.

There are a number of things Sport England want to achieve with the Community Asset Fund, but importantly they want to help local clubs and organisations to create quality and financially sustainable facilities that benefit their community for years to come - which may mean providing help to get things up and running too.

To find out more about the fund visit Sport England's funding page

Leigh Genesis FC is a vibrant, inclusive, integrated and sustainable club offering football to male and female players. Participants range from four years old to 60 years old. 

Genesis also won the Club of the Year at the 2016 Wigan 'Believe Sports Awards' in recognition of their outstanding hard work and commitment.

How did they do it? Find out HERE

Funding for Clubs 

GreaterSport offer a grant search facility that will help you and your club keep up to date with the latest funding streams.

Register your club by visiting the Grant Search page on our website. 

GreaterSport Grant Search   


Club Finder

GreaterSport want to help clubs grow and attract new members. Club Finder gives your club the opportunity to advertise your sessions to the whole of Greater Manchester.

You can register your club by visiting the Club Finder page.

GreaterSport Club Finder

Recruit Volunteers

Is your club hosting an event, tournament or competition and looking for volunteers? Advertising your opportunities on our Volunteer Inspire Programme could be the best way to find new help.

You can register your opportunities on the VIP page on our website 

Volunteer Inspire Programme Page


Coach Development

GreaterSport offers support for all levels of coaching from coach development courses and programmes to bursaries.

Find out more by visiting our coaching pages.

GreaterSport Coaching Page

Club Matters

Club Matters is Sport England’s one stop shop for sports clubs. Club Matters provides free, convenient, practical resources to help you develop and run a sustainable club.

Find out more by visiting the GreaterSport Club Matters page 

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Clubmark

Clubmark aims to make sure the nation’s sports Club infrastructure is safer, stronger and more successful and stands for higher standards of welfare, equality, coaching and management in community Clubs.

Find out more by visiting the GreaterSport Clubmark page

Support in your area 

Salford

Salford Sports Network

Stockport

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Sport Stockport

Wigan

Inspiring Healthy Lifestyle

For further details contact:

John Brady

Development Officer (Sport)

E: johnb@greatersport.co.uk

M: 07841 776470