Cricket Development Trust Scotland

Supporting Cricket in Scotland from the Grass Roots Up

WHO MIGHT BE ELIGIBLE ?

Applicants must be affiliated to Cricket Scotland or be a recognised constituted body concerned in a substantial way with the development of cricket and cricketers in Scotland. Individual applicants must be a member of a club affiliated to Cricket Scotland. Club applicants must have a junior section or have a commitment to introduce one and must be registered for and actively working towards, Cricket Scotland's Top Club status.

So if you are:

  • An educational establishment that plays and promotes cricket in Scotland.
  • A member club of Cricket Scotland.
  • A district,association or league in membership of Cricket Scotland.
  • A specific programme within Cricket Scotland's community and performance development areas.
  • An individual member of a club that is a member of Cricket Scotland.
  • An identified person within Cricket Scotland's peformance pathway. 
  • Then you or your project may be eligible for consideration.

WHAT MIGHT BE ELIGIBLE ?

Whilst not intended to be a comprehensive list, the following is indicative of areas of investment likely to receive consideration for financial support.

  • Improvements to or the creation of facilities at cricket grounds through the undertaking of capital works or the provision of equipment.
  • Projects specifically designed to increase the number of children and young people experiencing and playing cricket.
  • Projects designed to improve the availability of coaching and training facilities for children and young people
  • Programmes for the recruitment and education of coaches, umpires and scorers and for the education of cricket groundsmen
  • Programmes providing opportunities for talented young players to enhance their cricketing skills and aid their personal development. This may include scholarships and placements at home and overseas.

 

Each application will be determined by the Trustees on its own merits. It will be necessary to demonstrate that such financial support is essential to enable a project to proceed within an appropriate timescale and that other areas of funding are either unavailable or have been exhausted.

WHAT MIGHT GET SUPPORT  ?

It is impossible to predict in advance of receipt of any application, the amount of any grant or loan that might be applicable.This will depend on the merits of the application and other potential sources of financial assisatnce, and will always be at the sole discretion of the Trustees. The Trust may award a grant or loan of any percentage up to the full cost of an approved application subject always to a ceiling established by the Trustees from time to time. Such ceiling will be determined having regard to the levels of trust income and the availability of funds.

WHAT SUPPORT MIGHT YOU GET ?

It is impossible to predict in advance of receipt of any application, the amount of any grant or loan that might be applicable. This will depend on the merits of the application and other potential sources of financial assistance, and will always be at the sole discretion of the Trustees. The Trust may award a grant or loan of any percentage up to the full cost of an approved application subject always to a ceiling established by the Trustees from time to time. Such ceilings will be determined having regard to the levels of trust income and the availability of funds.