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What has COVID-19 taught us about loneliness?What has COVID-19 taught us about loneliness?

London Sport
Created 2 months ago
This article provides details on how the Building Connections Fund has adapted its methods to the changing needs of those suffering with loneliness as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. It highlights key changes such as engagement with online activities for service users alongside the necessary safeguarding and privacy measures introduced to create a safe space for those struggling with loneliness during the pandemic.This article provides details on how the Building Connections Fund has adapted its methods to the changing needs of those suffering with loneliness as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. It highlights key changes such as ...

Evaluating the Building Connections Fund (Part 2)Evaluating the Building Connections Fund (Part 2)

London Sport
Created 2 months ago
This report evaluates how the Building Connections Fund (BCF) operated following the impact of Covid-19 on the grant holders and service users. It details the way in which BCF adapted its methods for tackling loneliness during the Covid-19 pandemic alongside evaluating service users’ experiences. The pandemic has created an opportunity for change, learning and development. This report details recommendations for helping those who need ...This report evaluates how the Building Connections Fund (BCF) operated following the impact of Covid-19 on the grant holders and service users. It details the way in which BCF adapted its methods for tackling loneliness ...

Evaluating the Building Connections Fund (Part 1)Evaluating the Building Connections Fund (Part 1)

London Sport
Created 2 months ago
This report presents the findings of the evaluation of the Building Connections Fund (BCF) prior to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Building Connections Fund was the first ever government fund aimed at reducing loneliness. It details the evaluation methods that the BCF utilised as well as the grant holders and service users’ levels of need before the Covid-19 pandemic. This includes a detailed breakdown of findings for different groups and i...This report presents the findings of the evaluation of the Building Connections Fund (BCF) prior to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Building Connections Fund was the first ever government fund aimed at reducing loneliness. It...

Costs Rising For Young AthletesCosts Rising For Young Athletes

London Sport
Updated a year ago
Talented young athletes spend, on average, more than £7,000 a year on their sporting endeavours, new research shows. The figures come from a survey of SportsAid athletes and coincides with the charity’s major fundraising week. Information from the 650 respondents shows that investment from the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’ has risen from £5,022 to £7,089 a year over the last decade. SportsAid provides both financial and non-financial support to...Talented young athletes spend, on average, more than £7,000 a year on their sporting endeavours, new research shows. The figures come from a survey of SportsAid athletes and coincides with the charity’s major fundraising...

Tesco National Charity Partnership - Final EvaluationsTesco National Charity Partnership - Final Evaluations

London Sport
Updated a year ago
From January 2015 to December 2017 Tesco delivered a ground-breaking partnership which resulted in over £25 million being raised. Their Let's Do This campaign reached 35.4 million people and inspired around 1.1 million UK adults to take some form of action to improve their lifestyle. Furthermore, their local and online programmes engaged 1.2 million people, right across the UK, and led to statistically significant behaviour change. Both...From January 2015 to December 2017 Tesco delivered a ground-breaking partnership which resulted in over £25 million being raised. Their Let's Do This campaign reached 35.4 million people and inspired around 1.1 million U...

Twenty Sites to Receive Funding for Accessible Pool FacilitiesTwenty Sites to Receive Funding for Accessible Pool Facilities

London Sport
Updated a year ago
Swim England has revealed the 20 sites across the UK, which are receiving funding to create inclusive swimming environments for people with long-term health conditions, impairments and rehabilitation needs. The London Marathon Charitable Trust (The Trust) provided a £750,000 grant to allow Swim England and partners - Activity Alliance, Community Leisure UK and GLL – to enhance the swimming amenities at these community pools. All organis...Swim England has revealed the 20 sites across the UK, which are receiving funding to create inclusive swimming environments for people with long-term health conditions, impairments and rehabilitation needs. The London Ma...