Where did Sport England’s lottery awards go last year?

Sport England Map
Location of Sports England’s lottery funding in October 2013 – September 2014. Click to go to interactive map and find your nearest project.

Sports England funded 3317 ‘Lottery Award’ projects across the country from October 2013 to September 2014.

All the projects are plotted on the map above which you can click to find your local projects in the above dates, or alternatively view the entire five year report on Sport England’s site.

The largest grant to an individual sport in this period was given to The Football Association for the FA skills programme running from 2013-17, a payment of £6 million.

Table tennis bounces to fifth most funded individual sport:

From October 2013 to September 2014, table tennis was the fifth most funded sport in ‘Lottery Awards’ from Sport England.

The sport also received the third highest average amount spent per project out of the ten most awarded sports, receiving on average £56,080 per project.

Average amount invested in Lottery Awards by Sport England in the top ten sports by cumulative funding. Click to see interactive chart.
Average amount invested in Lottery Awards by Sport England in the top ten sports by cumulative funding. Click to see interactive chart

Table tennis aggregated £2,804,009 of funding across 50 projects, beating such sports as rugby union, rugby league, basketball and rowing in terms of total funding.

Table Tennis England are based in Milton Keynes and tweet regularly about competitions and opportunities to get involved with the sport.

At London 2012 Team GB qualified six athletes as the host nation, none of whom medalled. China took all four gold medals at the games.

 

 

 

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Author: Louis Doré

Freelance Journalist studying at City University, London on MA Newspaper Journalism.

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