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Grants of up to £10,000 to Encourage People to Play Sport (England)

Formally constituted not for profit organisations and statutory bodies including sports clubs, voluntary organisations, local authorities, schools or governing bodies of sport are eligible to apply for grants of between £300 and £10,000 to cover capital and revenue costs for projects that help more people regardless of age, background or ability, to play more sport or to be more active more often. 93 more words

Funding Updates

Funding for Community Sports Facilities (England)

Sports clubs, local authorities, schools and community organisations can apply for grants of between £1,000 and £150,000 to enhance local sports and recreational facilities.

The funding which is being provided through Sport England’s Community Asset Fund can be used to enhance traditional sports facilities as well as outdoor spaces like canal towpaths, woodlands and open spaces; etc that can be used as part of an active lifestyle. 60 more words

Funding Updates

More children will get moving as part of an innovative £100m Sport England scheme

More children in Bradford will get moving as part of an innovative £100m Sport England- scheme to tackle the problem of physical inactivity.

Projects across the north of the city will receive a share of National Lottery funding over four years to transform physical activity levels… 913 more words


Court rules that Bridge isn't a sport

English Bridge Union wanted it to be classed as a sport after it was refused funding. Body that refused funding said sports required physical activity. Hence challenge in court. 7 more words

Sport England: Encouraging Women in Sports

“‘Go Where Women Are’ is about engaging women in sport and exercise on their terms and in their space whether physically or emotionally. This review explores our current understanding of women, their relevant motivations, barriers and triggers to getting more active, and what this means for sports and exercise activities and initiatives.”

See more at Sport England

Olympic legacy, bidding wish list and National Fitness Day - it's 7 from 7

This week’s 7 from 7 covers new Sport England awards, diversity in the media, London Olympic legacy and UK Sport’s bidding wish list.
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What we've learned thanks to WhatDoTheyKnow this month

Published by MySociety.org

“In the past month over 4,600 Freedom of Information requests made via our WhatDoTheyKnow resulted in information being released. Volunteer Molly Williams has picked out a few highlights.” 10 more words