League Emergency Loan Scheme
The ECB League Emergency Loan Scheme aims to support affiliated cricket leagues (open-age and junior leagues) during the COVID-19 crisis through the provision of interest-free loans.
Who can apply?
Open-age and junior leagues affiliated direct to ECB, or a partnership agreement via their County Cricket Board (CCB) or the National Asian Cricket Council (NACC), National Cricket Conference (NCC) or Afro-Caribbean Cricket Association (ACCA) in 2019 or 2020.
What will the scheme fund?
The cost of cricket balls, plus unrecoverable costs above £2,000 in the 2020 season, which may include:
- The cost of block booking/hire of grounds
- The cost associated with the production of league handbooks
- The cost of purchase of kit and/or equipment
- The cost of staging events
How much loan can a league apply for?
Up to £50,000. If a league requires a loan exceeding this limit, please contact the ECB facilities help desk by emailing email@example.com.
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