Deadline: on-going

Location: Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland

The Let’s Move Together Fund consists of £150,000 grants which will support organisations in Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland to create opportunities for people with long-term health conditions to stay active in their local communities.

Who can apply?

  • A not-for-profit voluntary or community club or organisation
  • A registered charity
  • A not-for-profit company, community interest company or other social enterprise
  • A statutory body
  • Sole Trader/Partnerships and freelancers (check eligibility terms).

For ideas generated by individuals and/or un-constituted informal groups, it is worth considering whether another Accountable Body, such as a VCS, could support the group and act as the applicant/manage the funds for them.

Applicants can be community groups and local organisations working with target groups, even if you have never delivered a sport, physical activity, or exercise project before. Applications from from disability-led and culturally diverse communities as well as organisations/groups located within areas classified as deprived.

What does the fund support?

Grants between £1,000 and £5,000 will be given to projects from organisations who support people with long-term health conditions, people from lower socio-economic groups, culturally diverse communities and disabled people to get physically active. 

The grant can be used to fund any of the following:

  • Equipment/activity packs
  • Live streaming platform licences
  • Instructor/coach/deliverer costs
  • Training/delivery costs
  • Transport costs
  • Volunteer costs or expenses

If you have other ideas which aren’t included on this list, please email [email protected].

For more information about eligibility terms and conditions as well as application process, please visit the Versus Arthritis website.