Cash for talented young people

in Community/Harrogate

jumperASPIRING sporting stars and artistes of the future are being invited to apply for a grant from Borough Council’s Centenary Grants Scheme.

This scheme was set up to celebrate the council’s centenary in 1984 and since then over 600 talented young people have benefited from this funding.

The council is seeking nominations from sporting or artistic young people who are 18 or under and resident in the Harrogate district who compete or work at a regional level or above. Many of those who have received grants have gone on to national or international level.

Last year, 31 talented individuals received grants totalling £3,500. The disciplines ranged from karate and ballet, and archery, to flute, organ, modern pentathlon and powerlifting. All eligible young residents are urged to make an application.

Application forms and reference forms for this year’s grants are available on the council’s website at click on ‘Funding Sources’ and look for ‘Centenary Grants’.

They can also be obtained by contacting Lindsay Spicer, Sports Development Officer, on 01423 556725 or email

Centenary Grant Scheme open for nominations until 28 February 2013

Please share the news


Support the Harrogate Informer

The Harrogate Informer is asking our readers to support local independent journalism.

We are editorially independent and publish without bias or influence – there is not a rich investor or shareholders that we answer to.

Good journalism is a valuable part of a community, but we want to do more.

Good journalism is about meeting people and covering a story. Our aim is to offer a wide range of news items and present them in an interesting way for all ages.

We are asking our readers to make a small donation, either as a one-off donation or a regular donation each month. Support can be from as little as £1

All contributions are appreciated, whether big or small. It enables us to expand the work that we are already doing.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


Latest from Community

Go to Top