• Sport England and the #iwill fund will each invest £1.5 million
• Projects will use sport as a tool to help 10-20 year-olds get involved in social action and give back to their communities
Young people across England will soon be given new opportunities to combine the benefits of sport with their desire to give something back to their community, thanks to a new three year partnership between Sport England and the #iwill fund, a joint investment by Big Lottery Fund and Central Government.
Funded using National Lottery money, the new £3 million partnership will support projects which create opportunities for 10-20 year-olds to use sport as a way to do ‘social action’; a range of rewarding things in and for their community, including volunteering, fundraising for local projects and campaigning. Research shows that 70 per cent of young people would like to take part...