1        Click on BCGBA Grant Application Form to download the form.
2        Complete the form and send it to your County Secretary, together with:

  •  copies of any Planning Permission, Plans, Photographs and Quotations whichever and wherever necessary
  •  a copy of your Club’s latest Annual Accounts
  •  a copy of your Club’s current Public Liability Policy Certificate
  •  the name and DBS number of your Club’s Safeguarding Officer

3        Your County Secretary will confirm that your subscription to the BCGBA is up-to-date and counter-sign before sending all materials off to the BCGBA National Administrator.

4        Upon receipt of all documentation, the BCGBA National Administrator will email the Club Representative a Unique Reference Number, which must be used in all future communication.

5        The BCGBA National Administrator shall present the Grant Application to the next appropriate Committee meeting and, if everything is in order, a response as to success or failure should be provided within 12 weeks.

6.        No application will be considered if the BCGBA Club Fee has not been paid.


Guidelines for Grants

£850                    New Bowling Green

£350                    New Floodlights

£350                    New Pavilion

£300                    Irrigation for the Bowling Green

£250                    Toilet

Up to £250          New Shelter

Up to £150          Fencing and Paths

Up to £150          Extending a Bowling Green

Up to £300          Legal Fees to fight Green closure – 50%


Procedure for Completion

1        Take appropriate Photographs and gather up any other proof of completion before sending all materials to the BCGBA National Administrator.

2        Upon receipt the BCGBA National Administrator will consider the application and, if complete, will request the BCGBA Financial Officer to issue a cheque for the amount already approved.

3        BCGBA have set a maximum time period for completion of Grants so if the project cannot be completed within 12 months of approval, contact the BCGBA National Administrator with an explanation whereupon an extension maybe granted.