A further £7.5 million is available for innovative, local projects anywhere in the country that meets local demand.
The fund was designed to meet much-needed demand by local authorities, charities and other organisations for investment into projects that will get more people playing sport.
It has already boosted sporting opportunities at a very local level across England and by ring-fencing £7.5 million for projects from deprived areas, which previously struggled to secure funding, more communities than ever before will benefit.
Mike Diaper, Sport England Director of Community Sport, said: “Our investment being made through the Community Sport Activation Fund is already making a real difference at a very local level. To help extend this work and reach some of the most deprived areas in the country, we’re investing an additional £7.5 million through the latest round of funding, taking the total amount available to £15 million.”
The boost in funding comes as 36 projects are celebrating sharing in £5.9 million from the second round of funding.
Source: Sport England