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Current Projects

This area of our web is designed to help our clients and their partners to stay connected and to get involved in some of our current projects:


Latest Equality News

Below are links to the latest 10 editions of the Equality in Sport Newsletter produced by VAGA

For earlier editions please visit the Equality - Focus on Sport web site.


"I just wanted to say how beneficial I found your workshop on the Equality Act. I would appreciate it if you could add me to future editions of your newsletter."
Mary Corry, Club Development Officer, Cheshire West and Chester Council


Small Grants

National Lottery funded small grant programmes have been around for quite a number of years now; originally offering grants from  £500 - £5,000, the programmes have been extended in recent years  to offer grants from £300 - £10,000. For the first few years some National Lottery distributors pooled their small grants funding and this was administered by the Big Lottery Fund under its ‘Awards for All’ programme.  Since April 2009 Sport England and the Heritage Lottery Fund have established their own small grants programme.  From the outset the Arts Council had a small grants programme of its own.  Small grants offer an excellent opportunity to inject funding into small scale sport and physical activity projects that have a total project cost under £50,000.


Jenny Warner, our information specialist, has produced an article on the Big Lottery Fund and Sport England's Small Grants Programme for VAGA clients. 

Down load the Small Grants article.


If you want to stay in touch with what’s happening in the sports and physical activity sector subscribe to Jenny's weekly information service for sport and physical activity – Sport and Physical Activity Link (SPAL).   For further details contact Jenny Warner on 07929 622 775 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it