What is the GM Moving Investment Scheme?
The GM Moving is a new investment stream that allows a range of organisations to access money for projects which are outside of traditional funding sources.
The scheme will be open for applications from Friday 6 May to Friday 3 June 2016 for projects which will be delivered between Monday 4 July and Thursday 29 December 2016. The maximum grant available will be £2000.
The scheme will be looking for projects that:
- Drive GreaterSport to achieve their vision of '1 MILLION people doing regular activity by 2017'
- Work to deliver the 10 pledges of Greater Manchester Moving
- Use the summer major sporting events as a catalyst to grow participation
- GM Moving Investment Scheme allows organisations to try something new. We want to encourage innovative ideas that help your local community be more active.
GM Moving Investment Scheme Criteria
The GM Moving Investment Scheme is an unrestricted fund that will allow organisations to apply for projects that don't meet traditional funding criteria.
- All Ages
- Workplace Activity
- New Markets
- Grow Participation
- Satellite Club Sessions at none traditional sites
- Helping people lead healthier lifestyles
- Community Sessions and Festivals
- Projects that use major sporting events as a catalyst to participation
- Maximum application of £2000
How to Apply
Applications to the GM Moving Investment Scheme can be submitted between Friday 6 May and Friday 3 June 2016 using the application form in the downloads section.
How to complete the application form
Paying close attention to the contextual conditions and key policy condition complete the form as follows, using bullet points:
Programme Objectives – Tell us what your project is aiming to achieve.
Rationale - Why is your project needed?
Inputs - What are you and your organisation bringing to the project? e.g. coaches, other partners or opportunities.
Activities - Tell us about the activities that will take place during your project.
Outputs - How many people will be involved in your project. Include participants, volunteers, coaches etc.
Easy, Attractive, Social and Timely - Tell us how your project addresses these issues. Is your session local to the participants making it Easy to attend? Is your session something your participants want to attend, is it with people their own age or ability in a venue that suits them making it Attractive? Is your session fun or designed at bringing the community together making it Social? Finally is your session on a convenient time for the participants to attend making it Timely?
Intended Outcomes - What change happen at the end of your project, will it allow people to continue to participate, will the participants gain qualifications?
Intended Impacts - What impacts will you be able to demonstrate at the end of the project? For example an improvement in health or reduction in the need for health services, reduction in anti social behaviour or bringing the community together. Do these impacts relate to the contextual impacts and key policy conditions at the start of the form?
On page two of your application tell us about you and your organisation, the number of people that will be involved in your project and the amount of funding that you are applying for.
Opening Date for Applications
Friday 6th May 2016
Closing Date for Applications
Friday 3rd June 2016
July - December 2016
Payment of Your Investment
If you are successful your Investment will be paid in two parts, 50% at the start of the project and 50% at the end of your project on production of your simple session registers, registration form, project case study and receipts from purchases or costs involved in your project.
Have a question? Need help? Completed your application?
If you have a question or need any help with your application including submitting your application please contact
Sport Innovation Officer
M: 07841 776470