The funding is intended for not-for-profit community sport and physical activity groups in England who are experiencing financial hardship due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and to support them with a safe return to play.
The match investment, of up to £10,000, aims to help organisations start to help themselves on the road to recovery. It’s specifically targeted at organisations who have a role in supporting the nation to be active but who are experiencing short term financial hardship or the ceasing of operations due to the ongoing crisis.
This will be organisations that do one or both of the following:
- Deliver activity in areas experiencing social and economic deprivation, including rural communities
- Work with one or more of the following groups as a main focus:
- Disabled people
- Lower socio-economic groups
- Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) groups
- Young people aged 16-24
- Older people aged 70+