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Active Lincolnshire is committed to providing opportunities for everyone in Lincolnshire to be active every day. We work with partners to address inequalities and inactivity, responding to the needs of people and places.

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Together Fund

Find out more about how the Together Fund is helping community projects in Lincolnshire.

Together, we're tackling inequalities.

About the Together Fund

The Together Fund is a continuation of the Tackling Inequalities Fund that was set up in April 2020 by Sport England in response to the coronavirus pandemic. This fund exists to help to reduce the negative impact of coronavirus and support community groups working with our target audiences to grow and enable more people to be more active.

Priority Groups for the Together Fund

The funding is being invested in four key areas across Lincolnshire.

  • Lower socio-economic groups
  • Ethnically diverse communities
  • People with a disability
  • People with long-term health conditions

Find out more about the projects we are supporting below.

Funded Projects

Below are a list of projects which have received Sport England Together Funding distributed through Active Lincolnshire. More projects will be added as they receive approval.



Amount Awarded

Project Information

Lincoln Basketball CIC

All Nation 3 x 3 basketball events to increase community cohesion.


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Virginia House

Increasing physical activity opportunities for people with learning disabilities using their service in Louth.


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Hartsholme Cricket Club

Creating opportunities for boys and girls between 5-11 years old to participate in cricket.


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Chance 2 Meet Lincolnshire

Supporting children and young people with sensory impairments to come together, with their families and engage in accessible, inclusive activities.


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Bourne Rugby Club

Upskilling coaches and providing kit for them, to increase club capacity for local young people and to encourage more participants from low income backgrounds.


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Darkside Rising CIC Girls Project

Supporting neurodivergent girls to improve their physical health and mental wellbeing through specialist exercise and strength training sessions.


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Darkside Rising CIC
Open Gym Project

The Open Gym Project will create a well-equipped space for Darkside Rising CIC clients to exercise, free of charge, in a safe environment that they know and trust.


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Wragby Warhammers Baseball Club

Providing kit so new participants can access baseball coaching at the club.


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Boston Judo Club

Boston Judo club, will encourage new participants from ethnically diverse communities in the area, removing barriers to participation by providing free sessions and kit.


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Cherry Judo Club

Cherry Judo Club will run Judo based fitness introducing people to activity and regular exercise. A second block of sessions will be aimed at those wanting to engage in full contact sessions or return to the sport. Sessions will be free or low cost to encourage those from low income backgrounds.


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Living Connections

The funding will be used to deliver multi-sport sessions for people living with poor mental health, including depression, and having difficulty going out, giving them the opportunity to meet and socialise with others in the same situation. The project will allow them to take part in activities, receive support and make new connections.


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The Ever Young Club


The Ever Young Club, a community group for over 50's based in Spalding, Lincolnshire, will deliver twice-weekly exercise classes in their venue to allow members to enjoy inclusive activity. The funding will support the running of the sessions and facilitate the purchase of new exercise equipment.


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Active Nation, Lincoln

Active Nation Lincolnshire are working with parkrun to set up a new parkrun in the grounds of Yarborough Leisure Centre.


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Spalding Mencap Society

The funding will support people who have complex and ongoing health needs with limited movement to access physical activity opportunities.


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Lincolnshire Tennis

The funding will support the Tennis for All project, enabling the development of wheelchair tennis opportunities in the county, through the purchase of tennis wheelchairs.


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Lincolnshire County Council, Lincolnshire Holiday and Food Programme (HAF)

The Holiday Activities and Food Programme (HAF) is available for free for children and young people who are eligible for benefit-related free school meals. The Creating Physical Activity pilot project will enable the delivery of a bespoke training session aimed at non-sport providers delivering HAF programmes, to allow them to have the knowledge to successfully run fun and inclusive physical activity sessions for the children and young people attending their settings. Activity equipment to support the sessions will also be provided by the funding.


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EDAN Lincs

The Together Fund Grant will help domestic abuse charity EDAN Lincs to support those who have had to flee domestic abuse to keep active and fit, with a focus on the benefits to mental health that being active can bring.


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JB's Community Outreach CIC / Horncastle's Hotshots

The funding will support a netball fitness project for women in Horncastle which aims to improve fitness and mental health as well as develop confidence and build social connections.


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Low Carbon Louth (Wheels for Life)

Low Carbon Louth will support those in transport poverty through the Wheels for Life project. Recipients in Louth, Skegness and Mablethorpe will have access to free bikes donated through a recycling scheme, as well as to safety equipment, cycle training and riding opportunities.


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Jubilee Park Woodhall Spa Limited

Jubilee Park will provide subsidised sessions for people with a Long Term Health Condition. The project will provide a pathway for people taking part in the free 12 week exercise on prescription programme to continue to participate in physical activity and enjoy the benefits that brings.


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Geoff Moulder Leisure Centre, Good Boost

The Good Boost Project will facilitate a programme of activity to support local residents with musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions. Lincolnshire has a high population of older adults, and (MSK) conditions are the biggest driver of years lived with a disability. There is also a growing population of mothers-to-be who are facing MSK associated pain. The project will compliment the clinical support provided through the local NHS MSK, physiotherapy and Better Birth Teams.


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The Curious Theatre School CIC

The Dance Your Way to Happiness project will deliver dance and acrobatics sessions to children and young people from lower socio-economic groups. The sessions will aim to improve physical activity levels and boost mental health in participants.


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South Kesteven District Council

South Kesteven District Council will use the funding to deliver community exercise classes targeting people with Long Term Health Conditions.


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Long Sutton Cricket Club, In School Cricket

Long Sutton Cricket Club will run a mixture of extracurricular and club sessions for children aged 5-11 in their local area. The session will engage 150 children in cricket. The club will work with local schools to make sure children receiving free school meals are able to attend.


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Lincoln Trident

The Lincoln Trident - give it a Tri project will provide regular free taster training sessions allowing people of all ages to give swimming a try, and encourage them to continue with it afterwards. Children on free school meals will be targeted.


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Leisure SK Limited, Good Boost

The Good Boost Project will facilitate a MSK specific offer at Grantham Meres Leisure Centre to support local residents to access a condition specific, personalised programme of activity that can be undertaken in facilitated group settings or individually.


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Lincolnshire Netball/ England Netball

Lincolnshire Netball will utilise the funding to run walking netball taster sessions at community venues in and around Mablethorpe, followed by a ten week programme at a central accessible location. The sessions will target over 45s, people with a long term health condition and/or disabilities.


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Lincoln City Foundation

The funding will support LCF's Extra Time Hub; working in care homes to deliver seated exercise classes and low impact multi sport sessions.


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North Kesteven Disability Sport Club

The funding will support the delivery of Wheelchair Basketball taster sessions introducing participants to basic chair skills and basketball drills followed by competitive scrummages. The sessions will be delivered monthly for a period of six months, with the aim to run bi-weekly sessions after the six-month development period.


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Greenwich Leisure Ltd

This project will support the creation of suitable opportunities for people with sensory impairments, learning difficulties, and physical disabilities to be able to swim. The funding will allow the purchase of specialist equipment and be used to upskill the swimming team at GLL centres in Lincolnshire, as well as delivering free taster sessions to encourage people to get started.


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Magna Vitae

The GAME (Get Active Move Everyday) will offer mixed physical activity sessions including tai chi, boxercise, gym sessions swimming and virtual fitness to young people with mental health problems. As well as offering activities, the project will upskill staff on mental health and boxercise for children.


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Community Learning in Partnership (CLIP) CIC

The Move to the Groove Project will run weekly sessions of chair-based movement to movement and yoga. It is targeted to older adults, as well as anyone with mobility or balance issues. Participants activity levels will be gradually built up through a six week course.


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Bracebridge Heath Boxing Club

The project will give people from lower income backgrounds the opportunity to take part in boxing-based activities. The funding will provide necessary equipment and kit for taking part, including gloves, mouth guards and punch bags, as well as facilitating the provision of additional sessions.


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Funding Enquiries

Applications to the Together Fund through Active Lincolnshire are now closed. If you're looking for funding for your project or organisation, and aren't sure what is most suitable, please fill in the funding enquiry form and somebody will get back to you.

Together Fund Requirements

Active Lincolnshire have supported projects, with applications between £500 - £5,000, that have met all of the following requirements:

  • Have at least 51% of participants coming from one of the four priority groups as detailed above
  • Funding is required as a direct result of your community group or audience being adversely affected by the results of COVID-19 and the coronavirus pandemic
  • The funding will help to resolve issues in improving access to take part in sport and physical activity for your target audience
  • This investment will help your community group to recover and grow or continue to survive as a result of hardship
  • Your proposal is directly funding the provision and delivery of physical activity that is currently taking place or will take place in the immediate future
  • You are a trusted community organisation
  • Your project will be sustainable post-funding.