The Wimbledon Foundation, the charity of The All England Lawn Tennis Club, has launched a £75,000 fund to help meet social needs in Merton and Wandsworth.
The Get Set, Get Active Fund aims to help people of all ages and abilities to take part in physical or sports activities in their community.
Local groups and clubs active in the boroughs of Merton and Wandsworth can apply for grants ranging from £500 up to £2,500 towards the costs of direct sports or physical activity provision including equipment and kits, coaching fees and venue hire. Applications are encouraged from groups which tackle social problems and help people facing disadvantages to improve their quality of life.
Ulrika Hogberg, Wimbledon Foundation & Community Manager said, “The Get Set, Get Active Fund aims to support local groups and clubs in providing sports and physical activities which will help people to not only improve their physical wellbeing but also their mental wellbeing by learning a new skill, meeting new people and making our communities stronger.”
Full details of the Get Set, Get Active Fund are available from their website: www.wimbledon.com/foundation/getactive
The deadline for applications is 17 May 2016, 12pm.