The Arthur Kendall Memorial Trust

To encourage and develop participation in athletics as a means of promoting physical health in the youth of the community and to ensure that where possible, poverty shall not be a restricting factor in such involvement as the Trustees shall in their absolute discretion from time to time determine. The Trustees will only consider applications from youngsters, or for projects which are entirely concerned with young people. Applications from persons or beneficiaries aged 21 and over will NOT be considered nor requests for warm weather training costs. 

Applications for 2023 funding are now closed. Information about the 2024 funding will be available here. 

Athletics for the Young

The AAA has a fund which is able to support athletes under the age of 23 who are in full-time education and active in athletics. Applicants should not be receiving other funding and be eligible to compete for England. More information about the fund and the application form can be found here.

Applications for Athletics for the Young Charity 2023 funding have now closed. Information about the 2024 funding will be available here. 

Ron Pickering Memorial Fund

Applications are invited for grants from the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund from young track & field athletes who are in education and may need financial help towards training or the provision of equipment. To be considered, applicants must be aged between 15 and 23 years, medalists from their National Schools AA, AAA U17, U20 or U23 championships or in the top six of the appropriate UK ranking lists.

The application process is open in October and November of each year, with Grants being awarded early the following year. An athlete will be able to apply directly using the online application form when applications are open and no other method of application will be accepted.