Organisations seeking public funding for sport and physical activity must meet new gold standards of governance considered to be among the most advanced in the world.
A new Code for Sports Governance sets out the levels of transparency, accountability and financial integrity that will be required from those who ask for Government and National Lottery funding from April 2017.
The Code has three tiers and will apply to any organisation seeking funding from Sport England or UK Sport, regardless of size and sector, including national governing bodies of sport, clubs, charities and local authorities.
The Code is proportionate, expecting the highest standards of good governance from organisations requesting the largest public investments, including:
Further information about the code is availalbe through; https://www.sportengland.org/news-and-features/news/2016/october/31/new-code-for-sports-governance/
The document can be downloaded through; https://www.sportengland.org/media/11193/a_code_for_sports_governance.pdf
MIND - CAMPAIGN BURST
As part of the MIND Campaign burst Sporting Equals is working with grassroots community projects to deliver a number of events in key locations to help raise the importance of keeping active to maintain an active and healthy mind.
BEDSA 2017 Award Winners
The third annual British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards (BEDSA) took place on Saturday 18th March. The ceremony was hosted by Sir Lenny Henry and attended by over 800 guests. Click below for a full list of all the winners.
BEDSA 2017 Highlights
Sir Mo Farah and Kadeena Cox scoop top awards at the third Lycamobile British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards (BEDSAs)
MIND - CAMPAIGN BURST
Sporting Equals are working in partnership with MIND to help promote mental health and wellbeing to BAME communities. Health and Fitness expert Dal Dhaliwal blogs on how getting active can support your mental wellbeing.
Happy Chinese New Year!
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Launch of Future Sports Leaders Event
We are delighted to launch Future Sport Leaders in partnership with Youth Sport Trust and Sport England on the 10th February 2017 at Hotel Football, Manchester