England and Wales Cricket Board Return to Cricket Grant Scheme
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The Return to Cricket Grant Scheme aims to provide cricket clubs and leagues with assistance in exceptional circumstances, where other potential sources of financial support are not available, e.g. constitutionally a loan is not an option or there is a high risk of default in paying back a loan.
Who can apply?
Clubs that are prevented from taking out an Emergency Loan by their own constitution or articles
Cricket leagues (open-age or junior)
Clubs that have an annual turnover of less than £15,000
What will the scheme fund?
Clubs and leagues can apply for:
Utility or service costs
Staff costs (employees – not coaches or players)
Cleaning or maintenance commitments
Equipment orders that can’t be deferred or recovered
TV / Broadband subscriptions (where it is not suspended)
Any other reasonable fixed and / or contracted costs