StreetGames, Sport for Development Coalition and the Alliance of Sport in Criminal Justice are to collectively deliver the new sports fund and charities across England and Wales will be able to bid to run programmes designed to steer young people away from law-breaking and into positive activities aimed at teaching teamwork, resilience, and discipline.
This new funding builds on the Government’s work to catch and prevent youth offending earlier than ever – helping to prevent these young people becoming involved in crime or anti-social behaviour.
StreetGames and the Ministry of Justice opened the bidding competition on Monday, 7 November and it will run until Monday 5 December.
Organisations can apply for funding which supports either:
It is expected that around 200 grants of £20,000 will be awarded to grassroots delivery organisations.
StreetGames are working with @AllianceOfSport and @SFDCoalition to deliver a new £5m fund from @MoJGovUK, supporting sports programmes aimed at steering young people away from crime.— StreetGames (@StreetGames) November 4, 2022
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The MOJ expects organisations interested in applying to:
All eligible organisations must have a constitution or other relevant governance document, have a management committee/board of directors/trustees of at least three unrelated people, have a bank account under the name of the group with at least teo unrelated signatories.
To find out more, including the full briefing guide for the fund, click the link below.
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