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£2.7 million from Big Lottery Fund for sport in schools in England

£2.7 million from Big Lottery Fund for sport in schools in England

The Big Lottery Fund has awarded more than £2.7 million in Lottery grants to improve the sporting life of schools and communities across England.

The funding will support 20 new projects and comes from the £750 million New Opportunities for PE and Sport Programme, bringing the number of new facilities funded in England to more than 2228.

London and the South West region are the prinicipal beneficiaries, with a share of more than £2 million of the awards.

Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world's first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp.

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