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Sport England Tackling Inequalities Fund

Sport England developed the Tacking Inequalities Fund after research showed certain groups of people were being disproportionately affected by the coronavirus pandemic and it was significantly impacting their ability to be physically active. These groups being: -

  • Lower socio-economic groups
  • People who are ethnically and culturally diverse
  • Disabled people
  • People with long-term health conditions.

Active Cumbria have successfully applied for £160,000 to deliver this project up to 31 December 2021. Throughout Cumbria, our Development Officers have supported many community groups and charities that link with and connect to the target audiences mentioned above, and have co-designed innovative projects that have helped to reduce the negative impact on activity levels in these groups.

The following pages provide a summary of the groups and organisations supported so far, with additional links to more detailed information about a smaller number of projects.