Westway Trust

Westway Trust provides bursaries for adults or children who want to take part in sports and fitness activities, but find it hard to pay the fees. Applicants need to live in The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea and be in receipt of some sort of benefit, such as Universal Credit.

Examples of bursaries

  • Training Bursary: Financial support for fitness membership or to sports programmes at Westway’s Trust’s fitness facilities
  • Coaching Bursary: Help towards paying for the cost of equipment, travel, one to one sports coaching and competition fees
  • Education Bursary: Financial support for people who want to complete National Governing Boards (NGB) training courses (Levels 1 and 2)

Visit the Westway Trust website for more information.

Last updated on 16 July 2019

Who is eligible?

To be able to apply, you must:

  • Live in The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea
  • Be in receipt of some form of benefit. For example, Universal Credit, Job Seekers Allowance (JSA)
  • Demonstrate a commitment to sports and fitness/health

The Trust gives priority to applicants who live in North Kensington. The Trust also encourages applications from people who are registered disabled or have a long term health condition.

Please note: no grants for anything that has already been paid for.

How to apply?

Complete an online form on the Westway Trust website

If you would like any further advice or help before you fill in the form, please contact us on 020 8962 5720 and ask for the grants team or email grants@westway.org

Other information

Westway Trust runs English courses to enable people to improve their English.

The Trust also runs a family course for families who live in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and have children between 3 -18.The course is run in English, Arabic or Somali.

Westway Community gardens needs volunteers to help garden. Volunteers do not need to have any previous gardening experience. Visit Westway Trust website for more information.

Contact details

Westway Trust
1 Thorpe Close
W10 5XL
Email: grants@westway.org
Web: http://www.westway.org/sporting-grants

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