Do you need money for a community Sports Project?

Sporting Equals, the UK’s leading initiative for promoting racial equality in sport, is distributing £1 million in grants through the Sport for Communities project.

Funding is available for five regions: London, South East, Midlands, North West, Yorkshire & Humberside.

Projects should support one or more of the following priority groups:Ethnic Minorities, Refugees, Migrants.

A series of road shows are being held to help with the application process.

The dates and venues are:

24/05/2006 18:30 – 20:30 (Bradford) Karmand Centre

31/05/2006 18:00 – 20:00 (Southwark) Southwark Cathedral

01/06/2006 18:00 – 20:00 (Leicester) Braunstone Leisure Centre

02/05/2006 18:00 – 20:00 (Luton) Wardown Swimming & Leisure

05/06/2006 18:00 – 20:00 (Newham) Race Equality in Newham

06/06/2006 17:30 – 19:30 (Manchester) Broughton Park RFC

06/06/2006 18:00 – 20:00 (Sandwell) Greets Green Access Centre

07/06/2005 18:00 – 20:00 (Derby) Derby Arboretum Park

13/06/2005 18:00 – 20:00 (Kirklees) Deighton Sport Centre

14/06/2006 18:00 – 20:00 (Kirklees) Al-Hickmah Centre

Sporting Equals Director Novlette Rennie said:
“For the past eight years, thanks to funding from Sport England in partnership with the Commission for Racial Equality, Sporting Equals has been working with England’s major sports organisations to address issues of racial inequality in sport. Sport for Communities gives us a chance to increase participation
and employment opportunities for priority groups within the sports sector”.

30 JUNE 2006

For further information, please contact the Sport for Communities helpline on 0121 710 3017 or e-mail

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