Northamptonshire Sport have been allocated funding from the National Lottery and Sport England, to work with local organisations and groups who have strong links and relationships with the community to ensure that all residents of Northamptonshire have access to physical activity opportunities that may have been reduced or affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The funding allocated to Northamptonshire Sport aims to support 4 main priority groups

  • Organisations based in or serving Lower Socio – Economic communities.
  • Organisations supporting participants from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities.
  • Organisations supporting people with a disability and / or people with a long term or life limiting health conditions.

Further localised priority will be given to organisations supporting women and girls and LGBTQ+ residents.

Examples of funded projects in phase 1 include Breast Friends Northamptonshire, Community Courtyard, Dostiyo Asian Women and Girls Association, Rush2TheDen, Northampton Home start, Brewin Stroke Group, Academy for Dementia Research, Shudan CIC.

Applications must show a here and now need for funding as a direct result of COVID-19.

We have attached a copy of the accompanying information and some of the questions you will be asked as part of the application process.  All applications that progress through the first round will proceed to a telephone conversation to gain further information before going to a panel for final decision.

TO APPLY PLEASE VISIT https://www.northamptonshiresport.org/fundingfinder/1295

Deadline 12:00pm on the 18th September.