Tackling Inequalities Fund

The Tackling Inequalities Fund was designed as a targeted fund to deal with the ‘here and now’ issues caused as a result of coronavirus and aims to help reduce the negative impact on activity levels of under-represented groups.

Sport England insight has shown that certain groups of people have been disproportionately affected by the coronavirus pandemic and it was significantly impacting their ability to be physically active. These groups are;

  • Lower socio-economic groups
  • Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities
  • Disabled people
  • People with long-term health conditions.

Active Humber will be hosting a webinar on Tuesday 20th April, 09.30am to 10.30am regarding the next phase of Tackling Inequalities Funding.

The Tackling Inequalities Funding is to help get people from the above groups back into the activities they organise and help recover from the Covid-19 pandemic.

Groups may apply for grants up to £10,000.

The funding comes from Sport England, and for the Humber the funding is distributed by Active Humber on behalf of Sport England.

If you want to know more about the next phase of funding then please sign up to attend our webinar by registering below.

The webinar will cover:

  • What has been funded so far
  • What the priorities are for phase 3
  • How to apply
  • An interactive question and answer session with Active Humber staff

The webinar is open to all and if you are aware of groups that might be interested then please do pass this information on to them.

Through phase one and two, Sport England (via Active Humber) invested £160,618 in the Humber sub region.  This money has been invested in 55 projects:  

  • 25% Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities
  • 24% Disabled people
  • 32% Lower socio-economic groups
  • 19% People with long-term health conditions

To ensure the funding reached those most in need, Active Humber set out to work with organisations already working with the target groups. 62% of organisations that received funding were new to Active Humber.

Phase 3 Funding 

Active Humber have been awarded £88,000 to distribute across the Humber.  If you work with the target audience and would like some support in delivering physical activity programmes please get in contact with the Active Humber team:

For a full overview of the Tackling Inequalities Fund please visit our funding pages