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May, 2017

Sport England’s Families Fund - their workshop video and presentation is now online

Sport England’s Families Fund - their workshop video and presentation is now online

Posted: Wed, 31 May 2017 14:20

Sport England has uploaded a video of one of their workshops about the new Families Fund which will be open for applications in June. Click here to see the video. Also they have uploaded the presentation... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Developing Sport, Funding, Get Active, Lead and Organise, NGBs, Sport system

Grant Funding Workshop / Update Session – 14th June at Amber Valley CVS from 4:00pm

Grant Funding Workshop / Update Session – 14th June at Amber Valley CVS from 4:00pm

Posted: Tue, 30 May 2017 16:45

Edwina Archer, Funding Development Officer at Derbyshire Sport, will be presenting an update on current grant funding programmes available through Sport England which will be of interest to sports clubs... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Funding, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, Lead and Organise, NGBs

One to One funding advice sessions in Ashbourne – 13th June

One to One funding advice sessions in Ashbourne – 13th June

Posted: Tue, 30 May 2017 16:19

Edwina Archer, Funding Development Officer at Derbyshire Sport will be providing one to one funding advice sessions in Ashbourne on Tuesday 13th June from 11:00am to 3:00pm.

If you would like to book a... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Funding, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, JD Training Events, Lead and Organise, NGBs

Sport England Small Grant Successes

Sport England Small Grant Successes

Posted: Tue, 30 May 2017 14:28

Sport England's Small Grants programme remains one of the best opportunities to secure up to £10K for new or additional sport activities.

Over the last 12 months to March 2017, 14 clubs and groups... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Funding, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, Lead and Organise, NGBs, Sport system

The M&S Energy Community Energy Fund is back

The M&S Energy Community Energy Fund is back

Posted: Tue, 30 May 2017 12:18

The M&S Energy Community Energy Fund is back with £300,000 to support renewable energy projects and technologies across the UK. The fund opened for applications on 22nd May and will close 23rd... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Funding, Inclusive Derbyshire, Lead and Organise, NGBs, Sport system

Facebook and Tweet your Derbyshire women and girls cycling pics to win prize

Facebook and Tweet your Derbyshire women and girls cycling pics to win prize

Posted: Tue, 30 May 2017 11:59

The 2017 OVO Women's Tour in Derbyshire promises to be an amazing cycling spectacle – and we'd love to see how women and girls across the county have been inspired!

That's why in the lead-up to Stage... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Cycle Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Lead and Organise, Sport system, Women's Tour image competition

Update on Sport England's Community Asset Fund

Update on Sport England's Community Asset Fund

Posted: Tue, 30 May 2017 11:18

Sport England has announced on their website that:

"Our Community Asset Fund opened on 30 January 2017 – and we've received an exceptionally high volume of applications since.

We have received more... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Derbyshire Sport, Funding, Get Active, Inclusive Derbyshire, Lead and Organise, NGBs, Sport system

The Yorkshire Building Society’s Charitable Foundation

The Yorkshire Building Society’s Charitable Foundation

Posted: Mon, 29 May 2017 12:02

The Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation's (YBSCF) two priority areas are alleviating poverty and improving health / saving lives. To do so the Charitable Foundation makes donations to registered... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, Funding, Inclusive Derbyshire, Lead and Organise

Calling all projects focusing on teams and individuals under 21

Calling all projects focusing on teams and individuals under 21

Posted: Sat, 27 May 2017 07:30

Persimmon, the UK's biggest housebuilder is to give away more than £600,000 in cash to sports groups and sporty individuals.

The Persimmon Healthy Communities programme targets amateur sports teams... Read More »

Tags: Derbyshire Sport, Funding, Niamh Emerson, Persimmon Homes, Sport system

Win a visit to your school from six-time Paralympic champion David Weir

Win a visit to your school from six-time Paralympic champion David Weir

Posted: Fri, 26 May 2017 07:30

Want to win a school visit from six-time Paralympic champion David Weir CBE and official World Para Athletics Championship mascot Whizbee the Bee?

The prize is being put up by Starting Blocks – the... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, David Weir, Derbyshire Sport, Inclusive Derbyshire, Schools competition, World Athletics, disability sport