£5.1 million Lottery boost for local sport A community sports project spearheaded by a young man recognised on the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list for his services to community sport is among 32 projects benefitting in the first round of Sport England’s Community Sport Activation Fund. The projects will share in a total of £5.1 million of National Lottery funding.
Sport England improves more facilities with £9.9m Lottery investment Thirty-eight artificial grass pitches and swimming pool changing rooms are set to be overhauled thanks to nearly £10 million of National Lottery funding from Sport England.
Government announces CASC review Sport England has welcomed the Government announcement of a change to the rules on Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs) that will allow clubs to offer junior memberships without voting rights and still qualify as a CASC.
Wesport Club Bulletins - Giving Sport's Clubs the Information they Need Wednesday the 6th February saw the first Wesport Club Bulletin go out to sport's clubs across the West of England.
Apply now for the Barclays Community Sports Awards 2012/13 The Barclays Community Sports Awards, now in its third season, is a monthly award that recognises the outstanding achievements of individuals who use sport to benefit communities across the UK.
Hundreds of grassroots sports clubs share in £16.6 million Olympic legacy boost £16.6 million of National Lottery funding has today been awarded to 310 projects, taking the number of local communities supported by Inspired Facilities to more than 1,000 – one year ahead of schedule. The investments will bring big improvements to local facilities from new playing surfaces to floodlights and better changing rooms – and at least £20 million more will be offered through two further funding rounds.
Olympic legacy fund offers vital protection and investment for playing fields in England Communities across the country can start bidding for a share of £2 million of National Lottery investment to protect and improve their local sports playing fields.
Wesport Funding Portal Opens New Doors Wesport today (13th December) have launched our new funding portal which gives access to thousands of funding pots and opportunities.
Playing Field's Safeguards Working Figures released show playing fields throughout the country are being protected thanks to Sport England’s role as a statutory consultee on planning applications.
New Small Grant programme Opens for the South West Southwest Foundation has partnered with Sovereign Housing Association’s West of England Regional Panel to start the ’Make a Difference’ programme, which offers small grants of up to £1,000 to groups working in areas where Sovereign residents can benefit.