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Source: www.sportengland.org.uk 24/08/2022

https://www.sportengland.org/news/football-foundation-funding-boost-multi-sport-facilities

The Football Foundation have set a target for 40% of its investment to be in multi-sport projects by 2025.

This is worth a projected £92 million over the next three years and includes £15m of National Lottery funding from Sport England that will be made available to support the improvement of grass pitches at cricket, rugby league and rugby union grounds nationwid

Source: Paths For All.org.uk 09/08/2022 

https://www.pathsforall.org.uk/news/news-post/now-open--our-new-15-million-ian-findlay-path-fund-for-accessible-communities

A Paths For All new grant fund will enable more people to walk, wheel or cycle for their everyday journeys to improve air quality, reduce CO2 emissions and improve physical health and mental wellbeing.

The Ian Findlay Path Fund will support path management projects that improve the accessibility and resilience of existing paths betwe

Source: ncsem-em 05.07.22

https://www.ncsem-em.org.uk/2022/07/05/a-new-regional-collaboration-to-support-public-health-evaluation/

A team from the Universities of Nottingham, Loughborough and Lincoln has been awarded £2.5 million by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) to deliver evaluations of public health initiatives across the UK.

The Public Health Intervention Responsive Studies Team (PHIRST) scheme was launched in 2019, and funds academic teams to provide timely and accessible

Source: sustrans 14.05.22

https://www.sustrans.org.uk/our-blog/news/2022/may/department-for-transport-announces-vital-funding-for-the-national-cycle-network/

 

The Department of Transport has announced a £35 million continuation of funding to improve the quality, safety and accessibility of the National Cycle Network, alongside additional vital funding for active travel across England.

This funding will create new routes and improve existing ones, better connecting communities and making it easi

Source: Sport England 12.05.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/funding-governing-bodies-drive-participation-through-innovation

 

Sports bodies are being helped to use innovative, non-traditional or digital ideas to drive participation thanks to a £6.5 million investment of National Lottery funding.

The money comes as part of Sport England’s £35m commitment to creating a lasting national impact from the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games and will be split between the 21 national governing bodie

Source: Sport England 10.05.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/new-partner-funding-continues-commitment-tackling-inequalities

 

Sport England is investing a further £360 million of National Lottery and government funding into 78 more partners to help people in England get active and tackle long-standing inequalities within access to sport and physical activity.

The funding comes on the back of the £193m investment in 43 partners they announced in March and brings their total contributions to m

Source: Living Streets 22.03.22

https://www.livingstreets.org.uk/news-and-blog/press-media/government-announces-25m-funding-for-active-travel

 

Trudy Harrison MP, Active Travel Minister at the Department for Transport has announced £2.5 million additional funding for active travel.

Speaking at Living Streets’ National Walking Summit, she announced that the further funding would allow for the continuation of active travel behaviour change outreach programmes.

£2 million will fund Living Streets’

Source: Sport England 17.03.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/investment-employability-opportunities-young-people

 

Young people in the West Midlands will get access to new volunteering and employability boosting opportunities thanks to funding of £250,000 by Sport England and £750,000 from the National Lottery’s Community Fund (NLCF) into Gen22.

 A legacy project run by the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Organising CommitteeGen 22 aims to create 1,000 new opportunities for local young

Source: Association for Physical Education 10.03.22

https://www.afpe.org.uk/physical-education/double-olympic-champion-rebecca-adlington-warns-of-risk-to-children-as-record-number-of-public-pools-shut-down/

 

Total Swimming Academies and Vivify Venues have launched the Movement Project to help combat closure of public pools encourage school and community use of swimming facilities. Launched by four-time Olympic medallist Rebecca Adlington, the project also aims to help combat the growing obesity

Source: Sports Leaders 08.03.22

https://www.sportsleaders.org/blog/your-time-launch

 

The Department for Education has announced new funding for the SLQ Sports Leaders’ Your Time programme to provide opportunities for thousands of girls aged 8-16 to access competitive sport and sport leadership opportunities over the next three years.

Launched in the same week as International Women’s Day, Your Time has been designed to support more teenage girls to improve their confidence, communication and se

Source: Gov.uk 10.03.22

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/bikeability-receives-record-20-million-government-investment-to-improve-access-to-cycle-training

 

The Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed £20 million of funding for Bikeability which aims to promote active travel and provide cycle training to half a million children and their families. The scheme has trained over 3.6 million children since 2007 and DfT has now announced record funding to ensure even more are equipped with the s

Source: Sport and recreation alliance 16.02.22

https://www.sportandrecreation.org.uk/news/industry/alliance-and-archery-gb-to-assess-impact-of-g

 

The Sport and Recreation Alliance has announced that it is working with Archery GB to assess the impact of Project Rimaya, an archery initiative set up with funding from SportsAid to introduce the sport to young Muslims, especially girls.

Project Rimaya – meaning ‘archery’ in Arabic – started in 2018 as a way of giving young Muslim girls the opportuni

Source: Sport England 10.01.22

https://www.sportengland.org/news/queens-platinum-jubilee-activity-fund-launched 

 

Sport England has launched a new £5 million fund to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee which aims to use sport and physical activity to bring communities together and tackle inequalities. The £5 million fund is part of more than £22 million of investment from the National Lottery in schemes across various sectors that will celebrate the Queen’s 70 years of service.

The fund will make

Source: Sport England 08.09.21

https://www.sportengland.org/news/extra-ps5m-active-together-crowdfunding-partnership

 

Grassroots sports clubs have received a boost with the news Sport England is investing a further £5 million of National Lottery funding into its partnership with Crowdfunder.

The Return to Play: Active Together fund evolved from a 2018 collaboration with Crowdfunder and sees Sport England match-fund up to £10,000 for not-for-profit organisations that raise funds via the crowdfun

Source: Sport England 02.07.21

https://www.sportengland.org/news/changes-made-strengthen-code-sports-governance

 

Changes to strengthen the Code for Sports Governance have been confirmed after an extensive consultation involving hundreds of organisations. The revised approach is primarily focused on ensuring bodies in receipt of substantial public funding from Sport England or UK Sport have a detailed and ambitious diversity and inclusion action plan to increase diversity on their boards and sen