Avon and Somerset Police continue partnership to release Crime Prevention Through Sport fund with Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership (SASP) and The West of England Sport Trust (Wesport).
The Crime Prevention Through Sport Fund aims to support projects that use sport and physical activity to reduce violence, crime and anti-social behaviour. This fund is for projects that focus on using activity... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 06 May 2022 15:13
New funding announced: Sport England invest in SASP to tackle inequalities through Uniting the Movement
Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) is among the first group of over 40 organisations working in partnership with Sport England to receive funding from its new funding model. SASP has a foundational role in the sport and physical activity sector and is therefore well placed to help level up access to sport and physical activity across the country.
SASP will receive an investment of £554,300... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 10 Mar 2022 08:45
Phase 1 and Phase 2 represented the here and now, the immediate impact of COVID 19 and the consequential lockdown. As part of Phase 3, SASP has been awarded £50,000 to distribute to community groups and organisations across Somerset.
Our main target audience for this phase is those people with Long Term Health Conditions (LTHC). 1 in 4 people within Somerset live with a LTHC. During the COVID-19... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 05 Nov 2021 13:50
The Tackling Inequalities Fund was launched in April 2020 by Sport England in response to Covid-19, providing £20m of National Lottery funding from Sport England to support community groups across the country. The purpose of the fund is to help these local groups continue to exist and engage with people throughout the pandemic, and during the early recovery stages, with a view to keeping them... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 09:42
SASP have received funding from Sport England to distribute to help young people most affected during the Covid-19 pandemic to resume activity. The Opening Schools Facilities Funding aims to support targeted groups of those most affected across Somerset and interested Schools are invited in the first instance to submit a simple expression of interest.
The objective of this work is to support schools... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 09:04
Avon and Somerset Police launch new Crime Prevention Through Sport fund in partnership with Somerset Activity & Sports Partnership (SASP) and The West of England Sport Trust (Wesport).
The Crime Prevention Through Sport Fund aims to support projects that use sport and physical activity to reduce violence, crime and anti-social behaviour. This fund is for projects that focus on using activity as... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 Feb 2021 09:00
Phase 2 of the Tackling Inequalities Funding is open! 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 COVID-19 is highlighting... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 19 Nov 2020 16:37
Earlier this week Sport England briefly paused the small grants option within their new Return to Play Open Fund so they could check to review the impact of the new restrictions and to ensure the right support and help that groups will now need.
As a result, three changes have been made to the criteria to ensure Sport England better help clubs and organisations:
- they have relaxed the timescale by which... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 09 Nov 2020 11:37
Abri Group, a leading housing provider in the south of England, is pleased to announce it is collaborating with Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership and Spark Somerset to support the health and wellbeing of older adults in Somerset and Dorset.
"We're pleased to be working in partnership to improve the lives of older adults in supported housing. Having the opportunity to pilot SASP's latest project... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 02 Nov 2020 11:38
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