CHARITIES AND GOVERNING BODIES UNITE FOR MERCERS PROJECT

A group of sports charities and national governing bodies have joined forces on a groundbreaking new collaborative project which will aim to ensure that 200 young people, who are currently at risk of falling out of the education system, will instead develop positive and productive futures. The Rugby Football Union (RFU) and England Boxing haveContinue reading “CHARITIES AND GOVERNING BODIES UNITE FOR MERCERS PROJECT”

SPORT ENGLAND CEO: SUPPORTING THE MISSION OF THE COALITION

In this blog Tim Hollingsworth, the Chief Executive of Sport England, writes about the Sport for Development Coalition and the recent announcement of new funding to support the growth of its work. Tim also kindly participated in a live Twitter takeover at the hashtag #SportForDevelopmentCoalition – check out the highlights here. These are truly unprecedented times for usContinue reading “SPORT ENGLAND CEO: SUPPORTING THE MISSION OF THE COALITION”

SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT COALITION UNVEILS SUPPORTING PARTNERS

The Sport for Development Coalition (SFDC) has unveiled some of the key partners who will be supporting its mission to build a national ‘Movement’ of organisations using sport and physical activity to generate positive social outcomes. Last week the SFDC revealed it was to receive new National Lottery funding from Sport England, along with furtherContinue reading “SPORT FOR DEVELOPMENT COALITION UNVEILS SUPPORTING PARTNERS”

COALITION AIMING TO GROW AFTER NEW FUNDING ANNOUNCED

The Sport for Development Coalition (SFDC) is aiming to “significantly grow” its network after new National Lottery funding was announced by Sport England, along with further support from Comic Relief and Laureus Sport for Good. The SFDC, which has been supported for the last two years by the same funders, is a ‘Movement’ of charities,Continue reading “COALITION AIMING TO GROW AFTER NEW FUNDING ANNOUNCED”

NEW CHAIR OF COALITION APPOINTED

The Sport for Development Coalition (SFDC) has appointed its new Chair. Former MP Andy Reed OBE succeeds Matt Stevenson-Dodd, who has led the SFDC’s Board as interim Chair since 2018. The SFDC is a growing movement of organisations, networks and funders who believe in the power of sport and physical activity to generate positive socialContinue reading “NEW CHAIR OF COALITION APPOINTED”