£1 Million to Diversify The Sport And Physical Activity Workforce
National Lottery funding will be used to help create skilled and relatable coaches and volunteers.
Sixteen projects aimed at engaging women and/or black, Asian or minority ethnic (BAME) communities in coaching or volunteering will receive a share of £1 million.
We're awarding the National Lottery funding to projects who applied to our Workforce Diversity Great Ideas Fund, last summer.
Launched during Coaching Week 2019, the fund aims to address the barriers faced by women and those from BAME communities when trying to get started in coaching and volunteering.
The recipients include everyone from local sports clubs and schools to national governing bodies, each with a brand new project to work on.
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Geoff Hurst leads celebrities backing the return of Join the Movement12/11/2020 13:05:00
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Final consultation on our 10-year strategy is launched11/11/2020 13:05:00
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National restrictions: our support during this period05/11/2020 13:15:00
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Statement on new national restrictions03/11/2020 13:05:00
We'll work with the government to update our resources and provide support to the sport and physical activity sector ahead of the new national coronavirus restrictions that come into force this week.
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