Lincolnshire Sport & Physical Activity Awards

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About us

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.

Our Work

As advocates for the positive power that physical activity has on everyone’s lives, we work in partnership to improve understanding, influence change, and tackle the challenge of inactivity.

Knowledge Hub

Our Knowledge Hub is the core of our website. Here you’ll find our guidance, advice, insight and support in all areas of physical activity and sport.

Get involved

Want to get involved with us? We depend on your collaboration to create and influence meaningful change. Find out how you can help Lincolnshire move more.

Knowledge Hub: Clubs, Coaches and Providers

We support clubs, coaches, and physical activity providers across the county to provide open and inclusive offers of physical activity and sport. In our Knowledge Hub you will find links to resources, training and guidance.

  • Training & courses

    Training & Courses

    Courses Through Active Lincolnshire

    See our courses section for up to date courses that are available through Active Lincolnshire.


    Recommended Training Providers

    buddle logo



    Buddle

    Buddle provides free learning and resources to inspire and support people working at clubs and community organisations offering sport and physical activity.

    Their training courses are free, bitesize sessions designed to inspire you, improve your skills, enhance your knowledge and help you to develop your club or community organisation.


    UK Coaching logo



    UK Coaching

    UK Coaching connects and assists coaches by providing support, tools and guidance which assists coaches. They have a number of courses, and resources for upskilling and CPD.




    Sport Structures

    Sports Structures are offer a wide range of courses for the physical activity sector.

  • Resources

    Resources & Useful organisations


    See below for a list of organisations with helpful resources and guidance for those working in the physical activity sector.


    Buddle

    Buddle shares the latest information, training and tools to help clubs and organisations overcome challenges and make the most of the opportunities available to them.

    Visit the Buddle website


    UK Coaching

    UK Coaching


    UK Coaching puts coaching at the heart of physical activity and sport. The organisation plays a pivotal role in supporting organisations, charities, and groups that incorporate physical activity into their services. Whether you're a coach, leader, instructor, facilitator, or educator aiding individuals in becoming more active, UK Coaching offers support, educational opportunities, and resources to enhance your skills, ensuring participants have a rewarding experience.

    Visit the UK Coaching Website



    CIMSPA

    Cimspa are the professional development body for the UK’s sport and physical activity sector, committed to supporting, developing and enabling professionals and organisations to succeed and, as a result, inspire our nation to become more active. Speak to them to learn about skills development and professional support.

    Visit the CIMPSA website

    Working with Children & Young People




    Play Their Way

    Be part of a community of coaches, organisations and people driving the biggest grassroots movement to transform the way we coach children and young people.

    Visit the Play Their Way Website

    Sported logo


    Sported


    Sported is a UK wide charity supporting young people in Sport. If your club or community group is working with children or young people, speak to them to find out how they can help you with a range of free support, including funding guidance, best practice on matters like safeguarding and governance and professional development.

    Visit the Sported Website

    Local Support


    Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Service (LCVS)

    LCVS is a charity working in a variety of ways to support the health & wellbeing of communities and individuals. They work with local groups and charities to provide practical, community based solutions to social & economic problems providing a forum for sharing information and knowledge. They cover Boston, East Lindsey, South Holland and South Kesteven, working in many rural, socially vulnerable and economically disadvantaged communities. LCVS offers support directly to groups (whether they are well established or looking to get started) as well as funding support through specialists and their Get Funding Ready Training Workshops.

    Visit LCVS website

  • Funding Opportunities

    Funding Opportunities for Clubs & Coaches

    There are a range of funding opportunities available for clubs and coaches offering sports, and other variations of physical activity.

    We deliver funded grants directly across Lincolnshire to a wide variety of projects in need of support, as well as linking clubs with other relevant funding opportunities.

    If you or your club need support to put in a funding application we are on hand to help and to assist in pairing you with the right partner to help.

  • Promote Your Activities

    Promote Your Activity



    Let's Move Lincolnshire Activity Finder and website

    Promote activities free of charge on the activity finder; it's simple and easy to do.

    Let's Move Lincolnshire is available to residents across Lincolnshire to inspire them to be more active and find activities near them. List your club or activity sessions for free, and not only will you appear in this activity finder, but with it utilising Open Data, your sessions will also appear on other activity finders too.

    Get involved with promoting the amazing stories from your club. Let's Move Lincolnshire showcases stories from across the county to highlight the huge range of different activities available.

    Follow the website link below, or get in touch with info@letsmovelincolnshire.com

    Marketing for Clubs and the Physical Activity Sector

    Find out advice and guidance on marketing your club and attracting new participants to your physical activity sessions.

  • Find Volunteers

    Find Volunteers

    Dedicated volunteers are essential to supporting grassroots sport and community physical activity sessions. Find out how to find advertise your opportunities below.

    Voluntary Centre Services

    Find volunteer recruitment and group support through Volunteer Centre Services.

    Volunteers Recruitment

    VCS Support


    The Big Help Out

    The Big Help Out takes place between 7 - 9 June 2024, and is encouraging people across the nation to get involved in the biggest Mass volunteering event of the year! Advertise Your Opportunities on the Big Help Out Platform.

    The Big Help Out


  • Energy Saving Advice for Clubs and Activity Providers

    Energy Saving Advice

    VSCE Energy Efficiency Scheme & Funding

    The VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme helps voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations (VCSEs) across England to deliver more efficient services for people and communities by saving money on their energy bills.

    The scheme offers independent energy assessments to offer energy saving advice in your building. The scheme can also offer capital grants to implement findings from your assessment - the current round of funding closes at 12pm on 28th February.


    Sport England Reducing Energy Costs

    Guidance for clubs and organisations to take stock of their current situation and develop action plans to reduce their energy costs and impact on carbon zero agenda


    England Rugby - Energy Bill Webinar

    Watch this webinar to find out more about your renewable energy options, with expert advice from the Energy Saving Trust.


    Football Foundation - Energy Saving Advice

    The FA have lots of practical hints and tips to help your club or organisation to deal with rising energy costs by becoming more energy efficient.


    For more energy saving advice, visit our Environmental Sustainability page.

Training & Courses

Courses Through Active Lincolnshire

See our courses section for up to date courses that are available through Active Lincolnshire.


Recommended Training Providers

buddle logo



Buddle

Buddle provides free learning and resources to inspire and support people working at clubs and community organisations offering sport and physical activity.

Their training courses are free, bitesize sessions designed to inspire you, improve your skills, enhance your knowledge and help you to develop your club or community organisation.


UK Coaching logo



UK Coaching

UK Coaching connects and assists coaches by providing support, tools and guidance which assists coaches. They have a number of courses, and resources for upskilling and CPD.




Sport Structures

Sports Structures are offer a wide range of courses for the physical activity sector.

Resources & Useful organisations


See below for a list of organisations with helpful resources and guidance for those working in the physical activity sector.


Buddle

Buddle shares the latest information, training and tools to help clubs and organisations overcome challenges and make the most of the opportunities available to them.

Visit the Buddle website


UK Coaching

UK Coaching


UK Coaching puts coaching at the heart of physical activity and sport. The organisation plays a pivotal role in supporting organisations, charities, and groups that incorporate physical activity into their services. Whether you're a coach, leader, instructor, facilitator, or educator aiding individuals in becoming more active, UK Coaching offers support, educational opportunities, and resources to enhance your skills, ensuring participants have a rewarding experience.

Visit the UK Coaching Website



CIMSPA

Cimspa are the professional development body for the UK’s sport and physical activity sector, committed to supporting, developing and enabling professionals and organisations to succeed and, as a result, inspire our nation to become more active. Speak to them to learn about skills development and professional support.

Visit the CIMPSA website

Working with Children & Young People




Play Their Way

Be part of a community of coaches, organisations and people driving the biggest grassroots movement to transform the way we coach children and young people.

Visit the Play Their Way Website

Sported logo


Sported


Sported is a UK wide charity supporting young people in Sport. If your club or community group is working with children or young people, speak to them to find out how they can help you with a range of free support, including funding guidance, best practice on matters like safeguarding and governance and professional development.

Visit the Sported Website

Local Support


Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Service (LCVS)

LCVS is a charity working in a variety of ways to support the health & wellbeing of communities and individuals. They work with local groups and charities to provide practical, community based solutions to social & economic problems providing a forum for sharing information and knowledge. They cover Boston, East Lindsey, South Holland and South Kesteven, working in many rural, socially vulnerable and economically disadvantaged communities. LCVS offers support directly to groups (whether they are well established or looking to get started) as well as funding support through specialists and their Get Funding Ready Training Workshops.

Visit LCVS website

Funding Opportunities for Clubs & Coaches

There are a range of funding opportunities available for clubs and coaches offering sports, and other variations of physical activity.

We deliver funded grants directly across Lincolnshire to a wide variety of projects in need of support, as well as linking clubs with other relevant funding opportunities.

If you or your club need support to put in a funding application we are on hand to help and to assist in pairing you with the right partner to help.

Promote Your Activity



Let's Move Lincolnshire Activity Finder and website

Promote activities free of charge on the activity finder; it's simple and easy to do.

Let's Move Lincolnshire is available to residents across Lincolnshire to inspire them to be more active and find activities near them. List your club or activity sessions for free, and not only will you appear in this activity finder, but with it utilising Open Data, your sessions will also appear on other activity finders too.

Get involved with promoting the amazing stories from your club. Let's Move Lincolnshire showcases stories from across the county to highlight the huge range of different activities available.

Follow the website link below, or get in touch with info@letsmovelincolnshire.com

Marketing for Clubs and the Physical Activity Sector

Find out advice and guidance on marketing your club and attracting new participants to your physical activity sessions.

Find Volunteers

Dedicated volunteers are essential to supporting grassroots sport and community physical activity sessions. Find out how to find advertise your opportunities below.

Voluntary Centre Services

Find volunteer recruitment and group support through Volunteer Centre Services.

Volunteers Recruitment

VCS Support


The Big Help Out

The Big Help Out takes place between 7 - 9 June 2024, and is encouraging people across the nation to get involved in the biggest Mass volunteering event of the year! Advertise Your Opportunities on the Big Help Out Platform.

The Big Help Out


Energy Saving Advice

VSCE Energy Efficiency Scheme & Funding

The VCSE Energy Efficiency Scheme helps voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations (VCSEs) across England to deliver more efficient services for people and communities by saving money on their energy bills.

The scheme offers independent energy assessments to offer energy saving advice in your building. The scheme can also offer capital grants to implement findings from your assessment - the current round of funding closes at 12pm on 28th February.


Sport England Reducing Energy Costs

Guidance for clubs and organisations to take stock of their current situation and develop action plans to reduce their energy costs and impact on carbon zero agenda


England Rugby - Energy Bill Webinar

Watch this webinar to find out more about your renewable energy options, with expert advice from the Energy Saving Trust.


Football Foundation - Energy Saving Advice

The FA have lots of practical hints and tips to help your club or organisation to deal with rising energy costs by becoming more energy efficient.


For more energy saving advice, visit our Environmental Sustainability page.

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