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Places and Spaces

Places & Spaces

Places & Spaces is now closed to applications

Places & Spaces has invested more than £2 million into projects that improve community facilities, creating a real legacy for Birmingham 2022. There is now up to £15,000 available for projects that improve physical activity opportunities for communities in England through Sport England’s Movement Fund.

Find out more about Movement Fund

Get up to £10,000 to improve your Place or Space and keep your community physically active

Crowdfunder and Sport England have teamed up to make an initial £7 million of match funding available to help community sport and physical activity groups improve their facilities and unite communities as part of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

If you are a community sport and physical activity group and are looking to create, enhance or redevelop your sports facility for the benefit of the community as part of the Birmingham 2022 legacy, then you could be eligible to receive up to £10,000 in match funding!

If you have already started a crowdfunding campaign you can apply for the match funding via your Crowdfunder dashboard.

See the eligibility criteria below for more information.
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A new indoor facility at Prudhoe Golf Club

Prudhoe Golf Club in Northumberland set out to create a new indoor training facility to develop more community participation and junior golf in the area.

They raised £21,359, including a £9,000 pledge from Sport England to make it a reality.

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A lasting legacy for Birmingham 2022

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Do you want to access this +Extra funding?

To apply for this fund, sign up and start setting up your project today

Success Stories

Success story

A new community gym in Eastbourne

The community in Eastbourne came together to raise the funds and start work on a new boxing and fitness gym, located at the football club. It unlocked +Extra funding from both Sport England and the East Sussex Community Wellbeing Fund, helping them to raise more than £16,000 to get started.

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People should just get stuck in!

No shortage of top advice in our recent webinar with Nicky Knight from Maulden Netball Club, who raised £15,995 towards eight new courts including a £4,500 pledge from Sport England.

Register for our FREE webinar
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Find out about crowdfunding

How crowdfunding works

start crowdfunding

Add your idea to Crowdfunder

Create your unique page. Tell your story and explain your idea. Then set a target and how long you need to reach it.

Get the word out

Get the word out

Spread the word to friends, professional contacts and others in your community. Tell everyone you know about your project.

Get funded

Get funded

People who like your idea donate or pledge money in return for a reward they’ll receive once your project succeeds.

We're with you every step of the way

Crowdfunding courses

Crowdfunding for sports: Online course

Take part in our crowdfunding course designed specifically for sports ideas and ventures starting out looking to raise funds.

Interactive sessions

Join us for an interactive session

Our team regularly host live and interactive sessions to share all the tips and know-how you need to be successful on Crowdfunder.

Crowdfunding guides

Download our quick crowdfunding guide

If applying to match funding from Sport England, this free PDF guide can give you all the information and inspiration you need to get started.

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