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4. Apply for Sports Club Relief

Non-profit making sporting organisations* can benefit from 80% mandatory relief.

This relief is intended to help clubs that:

  • are open to the whole community
  • are organised on an amateur basis
  • have as their main purpose providing facilities for, and promoting participation in, one or more eligible sports

* these include:

To apply please email, including your Business Rates account number, name and address and we will send you an application form to complete and return to us.

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  • your business rates bill number 
  • your CASC or charity's registration number or
  • if you are not a CASC or registered charity , a copy of your Articles of Association or Statement of Aims and Objects or Trust documents to upload with the application
  • profile of membership - for example, number of adult/child/social members
  • club profile - for example, benefits for members
  • If you qualify for the relief, we will send you an amended bill.
  • If you do not qualify, we will notify you by email.