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Supporting athletes across the UK to reach their potential and achieve success

Social Enterprise GLL has supported 51 talented athletes for 2024/25 by awarding in kind and financial awards of a total of £31,650, with 67% of these athletes receiving no other central funding. 12 different Sports are represented in Reading this ye... (more)
20 May 24
140 of Belfast’s rising stars across 33 different sports have been awarded bursaries and financial awards worth £88,500 by social enterprise GLL to help them pursue their sporting ambitions. The 16th GLL Sport Foundation Awards ceremony at Belfast Ci... (more)
10 May 24
Charitable Social Enterprise GLL have announced 2,256 athletes will benefit from the 2024 intake of its Sport Foundation – the largest independent athlete award programme in the UK. A £1.295m fund comprised of financial bursaries, training and access... (more)
06 May 24
The UK’s largest independent athlete support programme – the GLL Sport Foundation Awards – closes its application window on 20 February. Talented athletes from 65 areas across the UK are invited to apply for a range of support awards which include fi... (more)
13 Feb 24
The UK’s largest independent athlete support programme opens its annual Award programme for new applications today (20 December 2023). Talented athletes from 65 areas across the UK are invited to apply for a range of support awards which include fina... (more)
20 Dec 23
GLL Sport Foundation (the largest independent athlete support programme in the UK) celebrated 15 years of supporting local athletes with a special celebration at The House of Commons (2 November) attended by an array of industry, sporting and library... (more)
15 Nov 23
The success of the GLL Sport Foundation is supported by our partnerships with local authorities, sponsors, SportsAid and National Governing Bodies. It's our ambition to bridge the gap in sports inequalities and support today's and tomorrow's athletes.

Support

We support 3100+ athletes per annum across the UK.

Develop

We support athlete development with a complete support package including financial, training memberships and sport science.

Achieve

We aspire to enable supported athletes to achieve success and use them to inspire the next generation of athletes and our wider communities.

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