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Sport & Physical Activity

Continuing the legacy of the London 2012 games by funding inclusive sport and reaching inactive people

Physical inactivity is one of the largest public health challenges in the UK, with over a quarter of the population classed as physically inactive.

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Get Out Get Active


Get Out, Get Active is an initiative to get people active in locations across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Sporting Equality Fund


Working with the Scottish Government, our Sporting Equality Fund supported no fewer than 12 projects targeting women and girls to participate in sport and physical activity.


Sporting Memories


Sporting Memories Network brought generations of sports fans together to celebrate memories of London 2012 in a ground-breaking project that aimed to improve the mental and physical wellbeing of older people.

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My Sport, My Voice!


My Sport, My Voice! is raising the profile of the UK’s elite athletes with learning disability by providing a platform to showcase their sporting achievements and inspire others to succeed.


All Roads Lead To Alexander

Birmingham England

£200,000 has been awarded to the north Staffordshire charity Caudwell Children to create a new art and culture project linked to the Commonwealth Games, following a collaboration between Spirit of 2012 and Birmingham 2022.

Young people

Camp Glasgow & Pop Up Games


The nationwide programme aimed to bring the values, opportunities and spirit of the Commonwealth Games to 14-25 year olds from disadvantaged areas in partnership between StreetGames and Spirit of 2012

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Legacy 2014 Physical Activity Fund


Spirit of 2012 is a legacy partner of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games and was awarded £1.3 million by the Scottish Government to get the least active people in Scotland more active and generate learning for the benefit of the rest of Scotland.

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National Paralympic Day


National Paralympic Day is a celebration of the Paralympic movement and an opportunity for people in the UK to come together to relive the wonder of London 2012.

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Sirens For Success

Glasgow Scotland

Netball Scotland’s Sirens for Success programme Sirens for Success is a six-week programme, delivered in schools by ambassadors who are either current Sirens or national players.

Young people

Spirit of Rugby


Spirit of Rugby was a nationwide project spread across two years and 15 communities inspired by the England 2015 Rugby World Cup and the 2016 adoption of Rugby 7s as an Olympic Sport in Rio.

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Flyerz Hockey


Access Sport’s Flyerz project targeted young disabled people in England and Wales who face the additional challenge of growing up in poverty, providing them with inclusive hockey activity.

Young people

City to Sea

Cornwall England London

The Wave Project created inclusive surfing communities amongst vulnerable young people in Cornwall and inner-city London

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Get Set


Get Set’s Road to Rio, Travel to Tokyo and Bound for Beijing uses the power of events to inspire young people and their families to get active wherever they are.

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Breaking Boundaries

Birmingham Bradford England London Manchester

Breaking Boundaries is a £1.8 million project bringing together young people, their families and communities through regular engagement in cricket: playing, spectating and volunteering.

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Celebrating Scottish Women and Girls in Sport Week

For the last 4 years, Active Scotland have used Scottish Women And Girls Week to shine a light on the participation of women and girls in sport and physical activity….

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Path to Paris: The Get Set story so far

With the starting gun fired for 6 months to go, yesterday I was delighted to head to Salford to meet young people and athlete ambassadors involved in the latest Get…

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