The Swimathon Foundation

Organisation The Swimathon Foundation
Sports Sponsored Aquatics
Year(s) Sponsored 1986
About Since its inception Swimathon has helped raise more than £48 million for a variety of nominated charities including Macmillan Cancer Support, NSPCC, The British Heart Foundation, The Prince’s Trust, Comic Relief, Marie Curie and, for the first time in 2018, Cancer Research UK. The Foundation is passionate about encouraging people to get involved with swimming, which it hopes to encourage even further with its Community Grants.
Sponsorship Activity The Swimathon Foundation Community Grants Scheme offers funding to groups and individuals who provide and promote swimming in their local community. Grants vary from £300 to £2,500 and will only be awarded to organisations supported by pools that are participating in Swimathon. The grants are administered by Swim England and the Swimming Trust and are awarded on an annual basis.Applications for the 2020 Community Grants Scheme close on Friday 13 March.
For all queries relating to the Grants Scheme, please email