Sports charity launches £3.38m lottery-funded communities scheme
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Sports charity launches £3.38m lottery-funded communities scheme

26 Jun 2013 | Jonathan Last
Tags: Funding

National sports charity StreetGames has been granted £3.38m of
National Lottery funding to establish 307 new clubs that aim to bring
sport to deprived communities.

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Sports charity launches £3.38m lottery-funded communities scheme

National sports charity StreetGames has been granted £3.38m of National Lottery funding to establish...

John Low, CAF; David Townsend and Linda Jonsson, Peas; Nick Hurd, minister for civil society

A charity that has built 22 secondary schools in Uganda and Zambia and educated over 8,000 youngsters...

David Carrington, winner of the Outstanding Achievement award at the Charity Awards 2013

Voluntary sector consultant and adviser David Carrington has been honoured with the Outstanding Achievement...