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Sport for Everyone Evidence Submission

Please note that The Robertson Trust has published its new Giving Strategy. This sets out the priorities we will have when awarding funds through our open grants programme. The existing application form and guidelines can still be used until July 31st. In line with our existing procedures, we will aim to assess and present all applications received by this date to our September Board meeting. In the event that we are unable to do so, your application may be held until our November meeting. In such cases a member of staff will contact you and provide any assistance required to realign your application with the new Giving Strategy. Find out all you need to know here.

The Committee asked for responses which focused on grassroots sports and the importance of developing strategies to remove barriers to participation. Using learning gathered from programmes in our Innovation and Learning theme, Sport for Change, our response addressed each of the identified key questions, including:

  • Can you provide examples where a community-based approach has been successful in removing barriers to participation in sport and physical activity?
  • Were there any approaches that were particularly succsesful in increasing participation among certain social groups?
  • What are barriers facing volunteers?
  • What examples are there of good practice to encourage and maintain volunteers in community sport and are there lessons to learn from other sectors


2017_06_22_Sport_for_Everyone_Phase_2__TRT_Response (pdf - 558 KB)