The Sport England Together Fund (previously the Tackling Inequalities Fund) exists to help to reduce the negative impact of coronavirus and help community groups working with our target audiences to grow and help more people be active.
There are four key audiences and the money from the Together Fund will be spent in the same way - these priority audiences are:
Since its launch, the Together Fund has enabled community groups to continue to exist and engage with their communities, supporting people to be engaged and active.
For this next phase GreaterSport will be prioritising funding across GM towards projects focussed on the following audiences due to the rise in inactivity rates through the pandemic:
To apply for phase 4 funding please submit an application that answers all the questions detailed in the form, including project purpose, target priority audience, and how the funding will be used.
You will find the application form on the righthand sidebar which includes full details and further information.
Applications can be submitted in the following formats:
Additional supporting documents, including an example budget and FAQs, can also be found on the sidebar which may help you with your application.
DEADLINE: whilst there is no official deadline for submitting applications, all approved projects must be delivered by March 2023 so please take this into consideration when applying.
Previous phases of the Together Fund have enabled us to build an new relationship with local organisations within GM and strengthen existing relations between us and our communities . Phase 3 saw nearly £170,000 worth of funds reach 80% of Greater Manchester boroughs, engaging with new and diverse audiences. To read more about the different projects that were funded please download our Phase 3 Report located on the right hand side of this page.
For information on GreaterSport's policy regarding data protection and use of personal data please click here
Sport England's Together fund is supporting local refugees and asylum seekers access physical activity to improve their physical and mental wellbeing.
To help reduce the negative impact of COVID-19 and the widening of the inequalities on active lives Sport England announced The Tackling Inequalities Fund in June 2020.