Covid-19 Club Support

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Returning to Play
Roadmap to returning to play - This article sets out England Hockey’s view on what returning to play would look like over coming months and the steps back to playing.

Guidance to Returning to Play
Step 1 Guidance (from 13 May) - One-to-one coaching
Step 2 Guidance (from 1 June) - Small group coaching; posters for clubs

Option A - 2020-21 calendar if season runs as normal - our live calendar that we are currently working towards.
Option B - 2020-21 calendar if season delayed - for illustrative purposes at this stage.

Hockey stick and ball

Wider Club Support
Many sports are facing difficult decisions around funding at this time. The following links to emergency funding sources and information may be useful for your club:

Sport England Community Emergency Fundhas been set up during the Covid-19 crisis. This fund aims to help community sport and physical activity organisations who are experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis. Applicants must have exhausted all other avenues of government funding. Please ensure that your club meets all the criteria before applying.  It does not meet costs beyond the end of July 2020. Please note, this fund is temporarily paused to new applications.

Government funding 
Financial support for businesses.

Active Partnerships 
Contact your local Active Partnership to find out about support in your community.

Active Together
Crowdfunder and Sport England have teamed up to make £1 million of match funding available to help the sport and physical activity sector through the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

Tips, tools and ideas to help keep your club functioning.

For further support please contact your Relationship Manager to discuss your club's challenges in more detail.