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Interest Free Loan Scheme for Cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Trust (EWCT) Interest Free Loan Scheme provides finance to clubs for capital projects to help them build and ensure a sustainable future.

About Interest Free Loan Scheme for Cricket

All scheme applicants must demonstrate that funds will be used to benefit the general community and not just a small group.

Who can apply?

  • All ECB affiliated cricket clubs
  • Other organisations that can evidence achievement/delivery of the EWCT's charitable aims.

ECB Clubmark registration or accreditation is not a requirement when applying.

What projects are eligible?

Buildings:

  • Changing room development
  • Clubhouse renovation
  • Social area development
  • Machinery store
  • Score box
  • Improvement in car parking facilities (for cricket purposes only)
  • CCTV/security shutters (specifically to protect cricket buildings)
  • Outdoor lighting (for security purposes)
  • Energy consumption/saving systems
  • Water consumption/saving systems
  • Flood defence measures

Equipment purchase:

  • Machinery
  • Covers
  • Sightscreens
  • Scoreboard
  • Mobile net cages
  • Security/protection (perimeter fencing/ball stop netting)

Fine turf:

  • Square
  • Outfield
  • Drainage/irrigation
  • Flood defence measures

Want to know more? Have a look at ECB's technical guidance on fine turf.

Land purchase:

  • For cricketing purposes only

Non-turf:

  • Non-turf practice facilities
  • Match play pitches

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