Mars has launched a campaign in association with its Refuel beverage in the UK in a bid to encourage people to try new sports.

Mars Refuel Drink Fund launched on Saturday (2 April) and runs until 30 September. The fund will donate GBP5,000 (US$8.071) each month to winning applicants.

Applications can be made online at for anything from equipment and travel costs, to improving training grounds and club houses. The fund is open to residents of, and clubs and organisations based in the UK and Republic of Ireland only.