Workforce Development Grants

Get Berkshire Active, are committed to making it easier for people from a wider range of backgrounds to become sport and physical activity deliverers. Our Workforce Development Grants are accessible by all in Berkshire who are focused on ongoing improvement and the development in delivering sport and physical activity. More info about the Grants and how to apply can be found below.

Who can apply for the grants?

All of the Get Berkshire Active Grants are available to cover costs of development courses including Level 1 and 2 NGB courses and CPD opportunities up to £200. Eligible applicants must:

  • Be resident in Berkshire & be actively delivering in Berkshire.
  • Be aged 16 or over with the notion of delivering sport or physical activity in the immediate future
  • Detail the confirmed dates of the course/qualification you are booked on to or looking to book on to
  • Everyone accessing the grants will be required to report back to Get Berkshire Active on impact

Who do the Workforce Development Grants want to target?

The Workforce Development Grants aim to support those that are working with Sports England's key target audiences. If you are delivering to one or more of these demographics your application will be advantageous.

- Females

- Older People

- People with disabilities

- People from Ethnically Diverse Communities

- People living in areas of deprivation/low socio-economic backgrounds

- People with Long Term Health Conditions

Applicants are welcome to apply, and each application will be carefully reviewed on an individual basis

Application Form

To apply for GBA Workforce Development Grant please click here to access the online application form.

If you are having any issues accessing the form please email

Ryan Gordon

Ryan Gordon

Lead for Workforce and Network Resilience

Ryan is the Lead Officer for Workforce and Network Resilience. His role involves coordinating and delivering GBA Resilience Support to organisations around Berkshire as well as developing and implementing GBAs Workforce Plan. Originally from Zimbabwe, he moved to the UK when he was 15 and went on to complete a degree in Sport and Exercise Sciences, with a specific focus on Psychology. Prior to this role, he worked in Cricket Development, and is an ECB Coach Developer, mentoring and tutoring future coaches and an Advanced Coach (Level 3) in Cricket. His personal passion for sport has allowed him insight into the impact physical activity can have, and he specifically enjoys delivering sessions to help boost self esteem and enjoyment. Outside of his role, he plays cricket, golf, swimming, rugby and enjoys watching football.

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