Sports Directory UK has agreed to support the programme for three years, ensuring that schools, clubs, local authorities or any organisation looking to deliver sport or physical activity, can access crucial financial support. The grants can help to cover such costs as facility hire, coaching and shared kit and equipment.
Last year, Kent Sport awarded 37 small grants of up to £500 each, totalling more than £10,000 of funding into
Kevin Day, director of Kent Sport, said:
“The small grants fund has been a hugely valuable resource for the clubs and organisations of Kent and Medway for many years, helping to provide lots of opportunities for people to be active. Sports Directory’s support of the small grants programme is really great news, and it means Kent Sport can keep awarding funds for a further three years, to help Kent and Medway become a more active county.”
Nick Fox, of Sports Directory, said:
“We are thrilled to be working with Kent Sport and particularly supporting the small grants program. We hope that our involvement will support more people to engage in an active and healthy lifestyle.”