The Starting Life Well Fund is Open!
Posted: Thu, 29 Sep 2022 17:46
The Starting Life Well Fund is Now Open!
Starting Life Well Fund is Open! Available to organisations who regularly provide physical activity opportunities for inactive young people in a fun and accessible way. Projects will also tackle wider social outcomes such as opportunities for people living with disabilities, diverse communities as well as access to employment, reducing mental illness, social isolation, and criminality.
Case Study: The Slough Hub
Slough Hub are a local community hub who help to support physical, mental, and economic well being of the resident, through creating meaningful work and opportunities.
With the grant from the Starting Life Well Fund the Slough Hub hosted an after-school activities programme and after school clubs. These activities ranged from dance and movement, multisport and much more. They managed to engage 68 young children, increasing their activity and movement levels. This programme also increased physical activity in underrepresented populations and improved mental wellbeing.