ECB Launch "Inspired to Play" Grant


The “Inspired to Play” grant (the “Scheme”) aims to increase the number of children (boys and girls) and/or women participating in the game by supporting the delivery of recreational cricket activity for these user groups in England and Wales during the months of June - September 2021. 

If awarded a grant under the Scheme, the Club must use the grant to deliver cricket activity to one or more of the following groups: 

  • Children

  • Women

Types of recreational cricket activity that will be considered under the Scheme are as follows: 

  • All Stars Cricket or Dynamos Cricket 

  • Summer School programmes, such as camps for children 

  • Women’s Softball Activity 

  • Other recreational cricket activity 

This grant is open to the first 2000 ECB Affiliated clubs with eligible projects and is worth the value of £1250, £1000 for Children and £250 for Women's activity. You can apply for one or both grants.

Please make sure you read the guidelines before application 

To apply you will need to follow the link to the ECB Investment Management System (IMS) at