sported. launch new grants programme in the South East
06 Jul 2011
sported. is pleased to announce the launch of a brand new
funding stream aimed to provide increased support to its member
organisations. Members fitting the criteria will be able to apply
for Small Grant funding of up to £2000.
sported. is a charitable organisation which provides capacity
building services and funding to voluntary and community sports
groups that use sport to support disadvantaged young people.
Rather than delivering its own programmes, the charity wants to
support the hundreds of fantastic organisations that are out there
already. This is done through playing the role of business angels,
dedicated to sport for development projects across the UK which run
activities for young people aged 11-25.
sported. has been active in the South East since January 2011 and
is now actively seeking new Member organisations. Membership to
sported. is free.
sported. supports its Members through a range of resources. The
launch of the Small Grant programme is just one of a series of new
initiatives by sported. to support Member organisations. sported.
have also recently launched a new website with a dedicated 'Members
Area' where members can gain access to Business Resources, Fellow
Members, Research work commissioned by the charity and today also
saw the launch of the 'Experts Team'. This is a skilled group of
professionals who volunteer with sported. to support member
organisations in key business areas. Members will be able to ask
questions on topics within Accountancy and Finance, Business
Planning, Communications and Marketing, Fundraising, IT and
Alongside these services some members will be eligible for
one-to-one mentor support to aid with development plans, budgeting,
business planning and other aspects of organisation development.
The volunteer programme is now open for anyone who has business
experience and provides a unique opportunity for those who want to
work in sport without having sporting qualifications.
If you are interested in becoming a Member and feel you fit the
sported. criteria please sign up and to start receiving Member