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Funding launched for Inspiring Coaches & Volunteers from under-represented groups

Posted: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 12:00

Funding launched for Inspiring Coaches & Volunteers from under-represented groups

It is our ambition at Northamptonshire Sport to create a more diverse workforce. That's why we are pleased to announce the launch of funding through the National Lottery to encourage coaches, volunteers, activators and instructors from under-represented groups to embark on the journey to inspire more people to get more active.

We have two funding pots available for coach education and training:

1) INSPIRING Bursary Scheme - for individuals looking to lead or support sport or physical activity sessions

2) Diversity Workforce Fund - for organisations that are working with a group of coaches to lead or support sport or physical activity sessions.

Examples of education and training may include UKCC Level 1 or 2 coaching courses, community sports leadership awards, exercise instructor course, activator courses and Inclusive activity programme leaders to name a few.

The rounds for applications in 2019-2020 are :

Round One : Closing Date 15th September

Round Two : Closing Date 15th December

Round Three : Closing Date 15th March 2020

Please note that you must submit your application before your course starts. Detailed information including terms and conditions and the application forms are on our website pages. If you would like to discuss in more detail, please contact us coaching@northamptonshiresport.org

Under-represented groups includes: women and individuals from the following groups, black and ethnic minority, lower socio-economic, disabled/limiting disability, those aged 65 years and over.

Tags: Coaches, Coaching, Coaching Disability, Featured, Volunteer

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