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Promoting Sport & Physical Activity

Sports equipment

Only one-fifth of disabled people living in Sussex participate in sport or physical activity at least once a week. Yet around 60% would like to participate more, but for many different reasons are unable to. Active Sussex is a local charity dedicated to increasing opportunities for all to get involved in sport and physical activity.

Active Sussex is offering a grant scheme for clubs or organisations in desperate need to buy additional equipment or update old equipment, or athletes – perhaps the next paralympians – who need an extra hand to get them on their road to success!

Organisation grants: up to £300 per organisation/club
Individual grants: up to £150 per applicant

Please read the eligibility criteria document (PDF) and answer all the questions on this form. If you have any problems completing the form please contact us at info@activesussex.org

Application closing date: 24 November 2017. We will endeavour to inform successful applicants w/c 11 December 2017.

Please note the grant amount may differ from request depending on size and budget restrictions.

Individual Grant

Organisation Grant

Please contact us if you need any help with your application or if you require an alternative version of the application form.

For more information please contact:

Gemma Finlay-Gray

Gemma Finlay-Gray

Strategic Relationship Manager

07760 164001

Gemma is responsible for managing key strategic stakeholder relations to tackle physical inactivity across Sussex, with a focus on increasing levels of physical activity for people with a disability, those from lower socio-economic groups, and women and girls. She oversees the Sussex Disability Sports Network, is the Lead Adult Safeguarding Officer, Deputy CYP Safeguarding Officer, Equalities lead and acts as the Active Partnership’s Human Resources lead.