Sported, the UK’s leading sport for development charity, has announced the its next round of Small Grants opening on the 1st July 2012 for Sported Members in Wales.
Membership of Sported is free and open to not-for-profit groups who are changing young lives through sport. Being a Member of Sported offers a number of benefits including the opportunity to apply to the Small Grants Scheme, a one-off grant of up to £2000.
Richard Thomas the Wales Manager for Sported said “This is a great opportunity for groups here in Wales to benefit from the Small Grants Scheme. Sported already over 1000 organisations across the UK to deliver positive outcomes including reducing crime and antisocial behaviour, removing barriers to participation for excluded groups, educating in health and wellbeing, building stronger communities and providing young people with skills for work place and life.”
A free membership organisation created to help deliver a sporting legacy from the 2012 Olympics, Sported helps to transform the lives of disadvantaged youth by supporting community and voluntary groups delivering sport for development; helping them grow and run their organisations to the best of their ability. It provides the business support and funding groups need, allowing them to not only become sustainable, but allowing them to focus on what they do best – changing young lives through sport.
Sported is now open and accepting membership from groups across Wales. There is already great a great membership base across the country who are accessingSported’s membership support. If your organisation is changing young lives through sport, apply to be Member of Sported at www.sported.org.uk