Sports Development Unit

Frequently Asked Questions for this Service

Question: What Funding is Available?

Answer: There are a number of funding opportunities available from a variety of sources and the Sports Development Unit can advise you on the best options for your situation. Funding for sport is available through a range of funding sources, including Individual Sports Grants, Coaching Bursaries, Awards for All, National Lottery and the Football Foundation. For further information contact the Sports Unit on 823818

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Question: Can you give me information on coaching qualifications and any coaching courses available?

Answer: If you would like information on coaching qualifications or any coaching courses available contact the Sports Unit on 823818. Alternatively view www.iwight.com/living_here/sportsunit/Coaching_and_Officiating for further information. - Related Link

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Question: Can you give me contact details on a specific club?

Answer: Information on sports clubs can be found on the Sports Club Directory at www.iwight.com/sportsdirectory, alternatively contact the Sports Unit on (01983) 823818 or sports.unit@iow.gov.uk to request a hard copy. - Related Link

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Question: I am interested in becoming involved in coaching and would like more information on coaching opportunities within the IWC Sports Development Unit.

Answer: The Sports Unit would love to hear from you! Please contact the Sports Unit on (01983) 823818 or sports.unit@iow.gov.uk for further information. - Related Link

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Question: When will I receive a reply to my grant application request?

Answer: Grant applications are assessed on a regular basis. To discuss your grant application please contact the Sports Unit on (01983) 823818 or sports.unit@iow.gov.uk - Related Link

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Question: What is the National CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Programme for Sport?

Answer: The Sports Unit provides various CPD courses for Sports Clubs, Coaches, Officials and Volunteers. To view these please view www.iwight.com/living_here/sportsunit/Coaching_and_Officiating/clubcoac.asp or for further information please contact the Sports Unit on (01983) 823818 or sports.unit@iow.gov.uk - Related Link

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Question: What facilities and activities are available to people with a disability?

Answer: There are a range of facilities and activities that are are available to people with a disability. The Sports Club Directory shows every club that has disabled access - www.iwight.com/sportsdirectory. There are also several other opportunities available, please contact the Sports Unit on (01983) 823818 for further information. - Related Link

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Question: How can I book a sports pitch?

Answer: Please contact Jackie Ellis at Parks & Countryside on 01983 821000 Ext. 8716. - Related Link

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