The CSP Network was delighted to announce the winners of the CSP Network Impact Awards 2015 this week.
Active Cheshire, Greatersport, West Yorkshire Sport and Aport Partnership Hereford and Worcester all took home an award for their innovative projects, which illustrated the diverse work CSPs are delivering locally to get more people active.
The winning projects covered a range of original ideas which inspired and educated people from a variety of backgrounds and ages to make a behavioral change and increase their activity levels.
More information about the projects and the impact they are having can be found using the links below:
Active Cheshire – Cheshire Girls Can
Greatersport – Lets Play
Sport Parntership Hereford and Worcester - Strength and Balance Classes - Reducing the risk of falling
West Yorkshire Sport - Creating Connections – Supporting Disability Sport
There were 27 high quality submissions from CSPs and they can be viewed on the CSP Network Impact Section of the Website.
Background to the Awards
It is the second year of the initiative and 27 high quality submissions were received covering impacts connected with all the different areas where CSPs add value:
- Projects using sport as a vehicle for social good
- Projects upskilling the workforce
- Projects demonstrating Local Leadership
- And projects activating innovative local marketing campaigns
Priority was given to projects that:
- showed evidence of impact against the stated objectives and have measurable and sustainable outcomes.
- And additional priority was given to projects that have elements of innovative.
CSP Network would like to thank the judging panel made up of Neil Watson from Substance, Richard Medcalf from the European Sports Development Association and Ed Sandham from Sport England, who gave volunteered their time, to methodically go through each application and decide on the winners.
For more information on the Awards please contact Aledbury@cspnetwork.org