Sport England has launched the Places People Play programme to create a legacy of participation for the 2012 London Olympic and Paralympic Games, investing £10 million of National Lottery funding in community sports projects over three years from 2011-2014.
The Protecting Playing Fields (PFF) scheme will fund capital projects to establish, develop and improve playing fields for community and sporting use.
Grants of £20,000 to £50,000 are available and match funding is required for all applications.
Eligible organisations are those entitled to receive public funding, including the following:
• Voluntary or community organisations
• Local authorities
• Sports clubs
• Playing field associations
• Education establishments
For further information and to apply, visit: www.sportengland.org/funding/protecting_playing_fields.aspx, or contact 0845 8508 508, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for the first round: Wednesday 6 July 2011