Sport England have launched a new £16.5 million fund to give additional help to the sport and physical activity sector during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
The Return to Play Fund will support groups, clubs and organisations who've been impacted by restrictions brought in to tackle the disease, and is part of our overall response to the crisis that now includes more than £220m of... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 21 Oct 2020 16:08
Funding for Communities Affected by COVID-19 - Sport England Inequalities Fund
SASP have received funding from Sport England to help keep people most affected during this pandemic physically active, or ready to get or resume activity. The Inequalities Funding aims to support targeted groups across Somerset.
Data from the Sport England commissioned physical activity attitudes and behaviours survey during... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 04 Jun 2020 12:16
Last week Sport England announced a Community Emergency Fund with the aim to help community sport and physical activity organisations who are experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
In response to this, Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership (SASP) hosted a webinar to support local clubs and organisations looking at both the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 08 Apr 2020 14:04
The money will help partners, clubs and community organisations cope with the short and long-term impact of the pandemic. Sport England are making up to £195 million of funding available to help the sport and physical activity sector through the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis.
The package is made up of the following:
- A £20 million Community Emergency Fund, which will be opened immediately... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 31 Mar 2020 15:57
Storm damaged pitches and facilities could be back in use sooner than expected thanks to our new emergency flood relief fund.
The effects of Storms Ciara and Dennis are still being fully assessed but, in an attempt to rectify the damage as soon as possible, local authorities and community sports organisations are being invited to apply for a grant of up to £5,000 to pay for emergency repairs.... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 18 Feb 2020 16:17
Everyone Active is urging aspiring sports stars to apply for funding and support as part of its Everyone Active Sporting Champions scheme. Online applications will be open from Monday 27 January to Friday 28 February.
All athletes are provided with free access to Everyone Active's centres across the country, and those on the higher tiers of the programme can also receive a sponsorship grant of up to... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 14:49
Age UK Somerset to train volunteers to teach Shibashi Tai Chi, as part of their ongoing commitment to Falls Prevention in Somerset
Following a successful application to obtain funding from the National Lottery Awards, Age UK Somerset will be training volunteers in both Somerset and North Somerset.
Volunteers will take part in a free training programme, which will enable them to lead a Shibashi Tai Chi Qi Gong class in their community. This Shibashi form means "18 moves" in Chinese. It is easy to learn and its effects are proven,... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 11 Jun 2019 08:44
Magic Little Grants 2019
This fund gives local charities and community groups the chance to apply online for a £500 grant to deliver projects across Great Britain that encourage people to be physically active. Successful projects will support and inspire people to participate in sports or exercise with the primary aim of improving the physical health of participants.
With its... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 10:08
MANCHESTER, 08 FEBRUARY, 2019 – In a unique programme of support for the sport, Basketball England today launched a new Assist Fund to benefit young players who might need financial assistance in order to play and enjoy basketball.
The new Fund, supported by a £10,000 allocation from Basketball England, will provide junior members with allowances of between £50 and £100, with... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 08 Feb 2019 14:11
Leading UK housebuilder Persimmon Homes has become an official partner of Team GB and will support the organisation for the next three years through to Tokyo 2020 and beyond.
At the heart of the new partnership is Persimmon's new £1million-a-year nationwide funding scheme, Building Futures, which the housebuilder officially launched today.
Team GB will support the Building Futures programme, which... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 09:21