Grants of up to £10,000 are available to not-for-profit organisations, schools, voluntary or community clubs, registered charities or community interest companies for projects that get girls and women active.
The funding is being made available through the This Girl Can Community Fund who are looking to support a wide range of different projects that could include Bollywood dance, walking, boxing and yoga, etc. For exceptional projects the grant figure could exceed £10,000.
The deadline for submissions is 25 February 2020.
For example, Denefield School in Reading was awarded a Small Grant of £384 to provide free yoga classes, on a weekly basis, to vulnerable teenage girls (aged 14-16) who otherwise don’t do any exercise. The grant was used to pay for yoga mats and blocks for the students to safely practice yoga.