Sport England

Sport England invests in community sport in a variety of ways:

  • Inspired Facilities: Inspired Facilities is a £110 million programme that funds the renovation and modernisation of local sports facilities
  • Protecting Playing Fields: playing fields are one of the most important resources for sport in England but many of them are waterlogged or in a state of disrepair, Sport England is investing £28 million of National Lottery funding into improving community sports fields
  • Improvement Fund: between 2012 and 2017, the Improvement Fund will invest £45m of National Lottery funding into medium-sized projects that will improve the quality and experience of sport
  • Small Grants Fund: Small Grants uses Lottery funding to make awards of between £300 and £10,000 to not-for-profit organisations to help more people play sport

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