ECB Emergency Support Programmes Emergency support programmes for the


Emergency support programmes for the recreational game during the coronavirus pandemic.
Cricket clubs and leagues are now able to apply to two new funding schemes specifically designed to help see them through the ongoing coronavirus pandemic;

Emergency Loan Scheme – The ECB Emergency Loan Scheme aims to support affiliated cricket
cubs during the COVID-19 crisis by providing funding to assist clubs to cover any shortfall in
essential day-to-day running and maintenance costs until normal recreational cricket activity can be resumed.

Return to Cricket Grant Scheme – The Return to Cricket Grant Scheme aims to provide cricket
clubs and leagues with assistance in exceptional circumstances, where other potential sources of financial support are not available, e.g. constitutionally a loan is not an option or there is a high risk of default in paying back a loan.