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FUNDING: The Inclusive Sports Fund

Funder: Sport England

Funding available: £8 million

Deadline and method for applications:

The deadline for submission of applications is 5pm on the 31 August.

 

Eligibility:

Applications will be accepted from not-for-profit organisations such as sports clubs, voluntary and community organisations, local authorities, schools and colleges for revenue grants of £10,001 or more. Private companies may also apply if they can demonstrate that the project is for public good or a charitable purpose and there will be no financial gain.

 

Contact Details:

For further information and queries please contact Sport England on 08458 508 508 or check on the Sport England website

 

Description:

The Inclusive Sport Fund has been set up by Sport England, with National Lottery Funding, with the intention of producing a lasting community legacy from the London 2012 Paralympic Games, by growing sports participation of disabled people at grassroots level.

The Fund will invest in programmes designed to grow the number of disabled young people (age 14 and over) and adults that regularly play sport.

They are looking for innovative, scalable and replicable projects that make it easier and more enjoyable for disabled people to take part in sport and physical activity more often.

 

Further Information:

The application form will be made available on this website on 1st June 2012, please review the Inclusive Sport Funding prospectus that includes the assessment and eligibility criteria prior to the application form being made available. Sport England will be organising a series of workshops providing further information and support in June and July 2012. Further details of these, including locations and dates, will appear here by the end of May.