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October, 2017

Local Projects Need Your Support – Please Vote Now!

Local Projects Need Your Support – Please Vote Now!

Posted: Wed, 25 Oct 2017 15:47

With projects across the county entering the Aviva Community Fund hoping for funding, there's bound to be one near you. And you can help a local project get to the Finals by voting for them!

You have to... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Bowls, Compete, Cricket, Derbyshire Sport, Football, Funding, Get Active, Gymnastics, Inclusive Derbyshire, Lead and Organise, NGBs, Rugby

Sport England's Community Asset Fund - Update

Sport England's Community Asset Fund - Update

Posted: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:55

Sport England's Community Asset Fund has received an exceptionally high volume of applications since the programme opened at the end of January.

They have received more than 1,456 applications requesting... Read More »

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

Bright Ideas Fund Round 3 opens 1st November

Bright Ideas Fund Round 3 opens 1st November

Posted: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:15

The Community Business Bright Ideas Fund provides business development support, grants of up to £15,000, and opportunities to learn from other community businesses.

The Bright Ideas Fund aims to give... Read More »

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

Grants to Improve the Lives of Disabled and Sick Children – deadline 6th February 2018

Grants to Improve the Lives of Disabled and Sick Children – deadline 6th February 2018

Posted: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:28

The next application deadline to the DM Thomas Foundation for Young People is the 6th February 2018.

The Foundation supports registered charities that work to improve the lives of disabled and sick children... Read More »

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

LTA Funding - Transforming British Tennis Together

LTA Funding - Transforming British Tennis Together

Posted: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 13:15

The Transforming British Tennis Together fund is the largest capital investment programme the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has ever undertaken.

Whether you're a club, a local authority, an educational... Read More »

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

Wilko’s ‘Helping Hands’

Wilko’s ‘Helping Hands’

Posted: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:52

Wilko's run a scheme called 'Helping Hands'. Every Wilko store has a budget to give a little helping hand to local groups and community projects. You could get Wilko gift cards, products or volunteers... Read More »

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

Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation

Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation

Posted: Mon, 23 Oct 2017 10:26

The Yorkshire Building Society has branches in Chesterfield and Dronfield and an agency in Clowne. However the Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation aims to support charities and good causes... Read More »

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

Derbyshire County Council supporting foster carers to be active

Derbyshire County Council supporting foster carers to be active

Posted: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:23

As part of the Derbyshire County Council foster carer programme, a free leisure pass is provided to help keep foster carers and children in care physically active.

This is a service that Derbyshire County... Read More »

Tags: Active Derbyshire, Inclusive Derbyshire

Spotlight on Gender - why more men are getting active than women

Spotlight on Gender - why more men are getting active than women

Posted: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:17

In the first of a series of reports, Sport England have uncovered the statistics that reveal why women are less active than men.

'Spotlight on Gender' unpicks the differences between how men and women engage... Read More »

Tags: Get Active, This Girl Can

The Big Lottery Launches new Place Based Social Action programme – closes 28th November

The Big Lottery Launches new Place Based Social Action programme – closes 28th November

Posted: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:53

Place Based Social Action (PBSA) is a £4.5m programme which aims to create positive change by enabling people, communities, local non statutory organisations and the statutory sector to work collaboratively... Read More »

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