Sported Small Grant Programme Opens
02 May 2012
The sported small grants programme is now open for applications across Northern Ireland but to be eligible to apply groups must be members of sported.
Sported is a national charity that provides support to community sport organisations that work with young people in disadvantaged areas.
They do this by providing business resources and financial assistance, so that these organisations can concentrate on doing what they do best - improving the lives of disadvantaged young people through sport
Sported Grants - Criteria
Sported has a small grants programme now open for applications across Northern Ireland but to be eligible to apply groups, must be
members of sported, have a turnover of £50,000 or less per annum, be a constituted group and hold a bank account.
How much is it for and when does it have to be spent?
sported. small grants are for up to £2,000. They will usually be spent in one year from being awarded. It must be used to deliver sport for development with young people aged 11-25 years old.
Who can apply?
Sported. member groups that have a turnover of under £50,000 a year. Individuals cannot apply for a sported. grant
Groups interested in becoming members should be working with young people aged 11-25 and be using sport for development to deliver a stated outcome. These outcomes include developing the confidence, workplace and life skills in young people; reducing crime and anti-social behaviour; promoting inclusion; building strong communities and education in health and wellbeing.
Membership of Sported is free, pending fulfilment of key criteria.
For more information, visit www.sported.org.uk