Charity and Voluntary Sector

BIG: Findings from a 6-year evaluation by the Big Lottery Fund (BIG) into the impact of its £751m New Opportunities for PE and Sport (NOPES) programme show a sharp rise in the community usage of BIG-backed sports facilities in an average week.  The number of people using them as part of community groups and sports clubs has almost trebled during the period that on top of the lessons run during school hours.
Press release ~ NOPES final evaluation report ~ NOPES final evaluation summary ~ Institute of Youth Sport ~ Space for Sport and Arts programme