Satellite Club Funding
Summary: Satellite Clubs establish new and regular opportunities for inactive young people aged 14-19 to participate in sport or physical activity.
- Contact Name
- Sarah Milward
- 01905 542035
- Type of funding
- Club, Group or Organisation, Disability Groups, Equipment
- 1:00am - Tue 31st March, 2020
About Satellite Club Funding
What is a Satellite Club?
- An extension of a community sports club (hub club).
- Held at a familiar site (such as school, college, youth centre or other community setting) to make the transition to the hub club much easier.
What does a Satellite Club look like and what is the focus?
- 14-19 year olds
- Must focus on inactive participants
- Must focus on one the following demographics: Girls, Disability groups, BAME or individuals of lower socio-economic circumstance.
- Satellite clubs can be in a range of sport or physical activities, from hockey to yoga.
- Satellite clubs can be funded for up to 30 weeks initially and should become fully sustainable.
- All satellite clubs should be open to the community, not just host site participants.
- Clubs must be self sustaining e.g. participant income must be redirected back into the club
- Activity must be new and not an existing project
- Evidence must exist showing a demand for the project
What can funding be used for?
- Coaching/delivery costs
- Qualifications and training
- Further funding may also be available to help sustain the satellite club following the funding period
What are the benefits?
- Increase club's membership, resulting in greater income through subscriptions
- Attract new groups to community sport
- Improve long-term sustainability of the club
- Raise profile of the club, venue and partner organisation to attract interest from partners and funders
- Provides opportunities to train and recruit volunteers and leaders
- Introduces inactive individuals to a new activity and increases the likelihood of retaining them in activity
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