17 Feb 2017
Swimathon is the world's biggest fundraising swim and the Swimathon Foundation was formed in 2001 to help guarantee the long-term future of the event. As well as managing and promoting Swimathon, the Foundation offers grants to promote swimming to local communities.
The funding aims to encourage and support UK
organisations which increase access to swimming and provide
activities aimed at helping individuals and communities enjoy the
benefits of swimming throughout their lives.
Organisations including community groups, swimming clubs, senior
groups, youth groups, sports clubs, disability charities, scout
groups and healthy living groups in the UK are eligible to
Grants of between £300 and £2,500 are available for innovative and
sustainable projects which will help more people participate in and
enjoy swimming and to make swimming more accessible.
Applicants must demonstrate in their application how the funding
will allow them to:
Introduce people to swimming who would otherwise not swim.
Increase the frequency that existing swimmers go to the
Improve the swimming experience for new or existing
Applicants must be a representative of, or have the support of a
pool participating in Swimathon 2017.
The deadline for applications is 17 March 2017.
Further details are available from: https://swimathonfoundation.org/
or email: firstname.lastname@example.org