LINCOLNSHIRE SPORT & PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AWARDS 2022

We're excited to announce our 2022 award winners! Find out more

About us

Active Lincolnshire is committed to providing opportunities for everyone in Lincolnshire to be active every day. We work with partners to address inequalities and inactivity, responding to the needs of people and places.

What we do

As advocates for the positive power that physical activity has on everyone’s lives, we work in partnership to improve understanding, influence change, and tackle the challenge of inactivity.

Knowledge Hub

Our Knowledge Hub is the core of our website. Here you’ll find our guidance, advice, insight and support in all areas of physical activity and sport.

Get involved

Want to get involved with us? We depend on your collaboration to create and influence meaningful change. Find out how you can help Lincolnshire move more.

Knowledge Hub: Cost of Living

Supporting the Sport & Physical Activity Sector to manage the cost of living crisis.

With clubs and physical activity providers still recovering from the financial impact of the various phases of Covid restrictions, rising energy (and other) costs, as well a reduction in income for residents facing cost of living challenges, the sport and physical activity sector is facing a challenging time. We've gathered together some advice and support for the sector.

  • Advice & Guidance

    Advice & Guidance

    Club Matters Resources

    Club Matter have a range of information for clubs to help with managing money, costs, emergency financial planning and budgeting.


    NCVO
    Advice and Guidance aimed at charities, voluntary organisations and community groups

    Links to guides, webinars, resources to support small charities to navigate the challenges of the cost of living crisis on employees, volunteers, and organisations.

  • Energy Saving Advice for Clubs and Activity Providers

    Energy Saving Advice

    Sport England Reducing Energy Costs

    Guidance for clubs and organisations to take stock of their current situation and develop action plans to reduce their energy costs and impact on carbon zero agenda


    England Rugby - Energy Bill Webinar

    Watch this webinar to find out more about your renewable energy options, with expert advice from the Energy Saving Trust.


    For more energy saving advice, visit our Cost of Living Pages.

  • Support

    Grants & Financial Support

    We've gathered together links to financial support and grants that are available to help individuals, groups, organisations and businesses with the cost of Living Crisis. You might also want to take a look at our funding pages, for further funding and grants available to the physical activity sector.

    Grants and Support for Charities and non profit groups, and individuals

    Charitable trust and foundation and other sources of cost of living crisis grant funding for UK charities, community groups and individuals, including core unrestricted grants and for energy bills and food



    Thrive Lincolnshire

    Thrive Lincolnshire is a campaign to raise £1M, by inviting individuals, corporate and other partners to donate to the appeal. This will fund work such as debt advice, warm spaces, food banks, domestic abuse, mental health, families, people with disabilities, older people etc. In fundraising stage at the moment. Grants not yet available


    Cost of Living Grants

    To alliviate the impact of the cost of living crisis, support organisations such as charities and community groups, as well as individuals can apply for a range of grants.

    Funding may be available from a range of sources including:

    • Central Government
    • Local Authorities
    • Community Foundations
    • Grant Making Bodies

    Grants Online is in the process of pulling these funding sources together and to list them in one place.


    Cost of Living Support - South Kesteven District Council

    South Kesteven District Council are sharing facts and pointers to the wide range of help and support that is available to individuals, groups and businesses.

  • Cost of Living - Impact

    Impact


    Sport England - Activity Check-in- Cost of Living

    Aimed at orgnisations who work in the sport & physical activity sector, this research explores our current, collective understanding of how the cost of living impacts people's activity levels and shares some ideas on how to help people get, or remain, active at low or no cost.

  • Children and Young People

    Cost of Living - Children and Young People

    Sported - Keep the Doors Open campaign

    How the cost of living crisis is critically impacting our groups and young people. Find out how you can support the campaign.



    Youth Sport Trust - Research and Resources

    Youth Sport Trust are providing cost of living support for schools to keep young people active. Alongside research and reports they have a range of free activity resources for schools, as well as offers and support from other organisations.

Advice & Guidance

Club Matters Resources

Club Matter have a range of information for clubs to help with managing money, costs, emergency financial planning and budgeting.


NCVO
Advice and Guidance aimed at charities, voluntary organisations and community groups

Links to guides, webinars, resources to support small charities to navigate the challenges of the cost of living crisis on employees, volunteers, and organisations.

Energy Saving Advice

Sport England Reducing Energy Costs

Guidance for clubs and organisations to take stock of their current situation and develop action plans to reduce their energy costs and impact on carbon zero agenda


England Rugby - Energy Bill Webinar

Watch this webinar to find out more about your renewable energy options, with expert advice from the Energy Saving Trust.


For more energy saving advice, visit our Cost of Living Pages.

Grants & Financial Support

We've gathered together links to financial support and grants that are available to help individuals, groups, organisations and businesses with the cost of Living Crisis. You might also want to take a look at our funding pages, for further funding and grants available to the physical activity sector.

Grants and Support for Charities and non profit groups, and individuals

Charitable trust and foundation and other sources of cost of living crisis grant funding for UK charities, community groups and individuals, including core unrestricted grants and for energy bills and food



Thrive Lincolnshire

Thrive Lincolnshire is a campaign to raise £1M, by inviting individuals, corporate and other partners to donate to the appeal. This will fund work such as debt advice, warm spaces, food banks, domestic abuse, mental health, families, people with disabilities, older people etc. In fundraising stage at the moment. Grants not yet available


Cost of Living Grants

To alliviate the impact of the cost of living crisis, support organisations such as charities and community groups, as well as individuals can apply for a range of grants.

Funding may be available from a range of sources including:

  • Central Government
  • Local Authorities
  • Community Foundations
  • Grant Making Bodies

Grants Online is in the process of pulling these funding sources together and to list them in one place.


Cost of Living Support - South Kesteven District Council

South Kesteven District Council are sharing facts and pointers to the wide range of help and support that is available to individuals, groups and businesses.

Impact


Sport England - Activity Check-in- Cost of Living

Aimed at orgnisations who work in the sport & physical activity sector, this research explores our current, collective understanding of how the cost of living impacts people's activity levels and shares some ideas on how to help people get, or remain, active at low or no cost.

Cost of Living - Children and Young People

Sported - Keep the Doors Open campaign

How the cost of living crisis is critically impacting our groups and young people. Find out how you can support the campaign.



Youth Sport Trust - Research and Resources

Youth Sport Trust are providing cost of living support for schools to keep young people active. Alongside research and reports they have a range of free activity resources for schools, as well as offers and support from other organisations.