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London Marathon Charitable Trust

Northamptonshire Community Foundation is pleased to help promote the launch of The London Marathon Charitable Trust which will support sports activity with grant awards between £5000 and £20,000 for the areas of Aylesbury Vale and South Northamptonshire.

The Trust will fund new activities, start-up costs for a new group or service, or building on existing work. Revenue and Capital funding are also eligible. Priorities for the funding include:

  • Projects that deliver the greatest possible impact for The Trust’s target audiences: children and young people and groups we know are less likely to be active, such as women and girls, BAME communities, people from lower socio-economic groups, older people and disabled people.
  • Projects that encourage and support all members of the local community to be physically active.
  • Organisations with excellent ideas and a real commitment to engaging with the local community.
  • Projects providing inclusive, accessible and sustainable facilities for physical activity.
  • Organisations with a successful track record of tackling inequality of access to physical activity and working with The Trust’s target audiences.
  • Ambitious and innovative projects that deliver the greatest possible impact for The Trust’s target audiences

There will be two workshops taking place where you can find out more:

Wednesday 19 February

  • 10.00am – 11.30am, The Volunteer Centre, Whittons Lane, Towcester NN12 6YZ
  • 2.30pm – 4.00pm, Community Foundation Offices, 18 Albion Place, Northampton NN1 1UD

Places are free but limited.

To book a place or to find out more about the fund please contact our Programmes Officer Alex Rex on 01604 230033
or email: alex@ncf.uk.com

 

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