DD1336 Capacity Building & Sports Club Development Fund

Type of decision: 
Director's decision
Code: 
DD1336
Date signed: 
11 May 2015
Decision by: 
Jeff Jacobs, Head of Paid Service

Executive summary

This DD seeks authorisation to award up to £1,350,000 grant funding to London Sport for the delivery of the Capacity Building and Sports Club Development Fund. This fund is a core element of the Mayor’s Sports Legacy programme, it replaces its predecessor: the ‘Skills Fund’. This new fund will work with at least 300 clubs to ensure that they: are better equipped to serve their communities for years to come; and support the Mayor’s strategy to provide sustainable opportunities for more Londoners to take part in sport and physical activity more often.

MD1119 authorised Phase II of the Mayor’s Olympic/Paralympic Games Sports Legacy Programme, and delegated power to the Executive Director of Communities and Intelligence to approve all recommendations relating to its implementation.

Part 1: Non-confidential facts and advice