To create a development fund recognised as the primary supporter and enabler of new, structured and sustainable grassroots disability sporting activity.
It ran from 12:00 AM, 1 January 2014 to 12:00 AM, 1 December 2014
Registered Charity in England and Wales (1153116)
Less than half the number of disabled people take part in sport compared to non disabled people (participation figures below). Target Group 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11 2011/12 Non Disabled 39.3% 39.2% 38.9% 37.7% 39.4% Disabled 16.7% 16.2% 16.3% 17.7% 18.3%
To increase the number of new participants with a disability in sport at a county, regional and national level (with a priority focus on the engagement of young people); To improve the quality and structure of the environments in which disabled people access sport; To encourage lifelong participation in sport of disabled people; To support National Governing Bodies of Sport with recognised disability sport programmes to achieve their own strategic outcomes.
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