Want to enhance a space in your community for Sport?
Posted: Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:30
The Community Asset Fund is our new, rolling funding programme and marks a different way of working for Sport England.
Whether it's the park you run through, the hall you do classes in or the pitch you play on, welcoming and accessible spaces have a big impact on a person's experience – and likelihood of coming back.
From 30 January 2017, sports clubs and community organisations will be able to apply for investment from our Community Asset Fund – our new capital fund dedicated to enhancing the spaces in your local community that give people the opportunity to be active.
As well as traditional sports facilities where people enjoy physical activity, there are thousands of outdoor spaces up and down the country – like canal towpaths, woodlands and open spaces – all with great potential to be used and enjoyed as part of an active lifestyle.
New way of thinking
Sport England have produced a guide that outlines all the key information you need to know about our Community Asset Fund, including details on:
- How and why this fund is doing things differently
- What Sport England can fund
- Who and how you apply
- How and when the decisions will be made
Additionally, Sport England have also produced an additional resource that you can use to help develop your project or idea. Developing your idea features advice and case studies that show how projects have successfully developed their idea and secured funding. Sport England will add further information and guidance following feedback to their help line and after the submission of applications.
Grants will be available for all types of projects. you can request awards ranging from £1,000 to £150,000 depending on what your project's needs. We will invest in projects, big or small, that support us on our bold and ambitious new direction
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