ACTIF INNOVATION FUND

THE ACTIF INNOVATION FUND

The Innovation Fund was open to organisations, community groups or businesses who wanted to work collaboratively and offer innovative solutions to local and regional challenges.

THE FUND IS NOW CLOSED. THE FUND IS NOW CLOSED. THE FUND IS NOW CLOSED. THE FUND IS NOW CLOSED. THE FUND IS NOW CLOSED.

THE FUND IS NOW CLOSED. THE FUND IS NOW CLOSED. THE FUND IS NOW CLOSED. THE FUND IS NOW CLOSED. THE FUND IS NOW CLOSED.

WHAT IS THE ACTIF INNOVATION FUND?

The fund is a targeted commissioning fund, made available by Sport Wales to enable Actif North Wales to commission organisations to help deliver its strategic priorities.

The aim of the fund is to complement the Actif strategy through innovative projects aimed at removing inequalities to enable more people to take part in physical activity and sport.

 

Swim Safe Conwy Inclusive
Backpack man walking
Family running
Teenage Girl In Wheelchair Playing Basketball With Friends

WHAT IS THE FUND’S FOCUS?

Children and young people who share protected characteristics or face inequalities, including:

Girls (up to 25 years old)

Disabled children and young people or those with an impairment

Children and young people from ethnically diverse backgrounds

Children and young people living in poverty, whether urban or rural poverty

Children and young people from the LGBTQ+ community

The purpose of the fund is to enable Actif North Wales to test and pilot new and innovative ways of delivering local and regional impact through collaborative partnerships. Actif will support organisations who can play a part in supporting the successful implementation of the Actif vision, strategy, and priority areas.

The fund is open to social enterprises, clubs, community interest companies, charities,
leisure trusts, educational establishments, and public sector organisations.
Activity must take place outside of curriculum hours and must demonstrate how
the project benefits and involves the local community.

Funding ranging from £2k – 100k is available for projects designed to increase
participation for people facing inequalities in North Wales.
The fund does not include support for capital costs or maintenance costs.

HOW TO APPLY

THE FUND IS NOW OPEN!

The Fund is open from the 4th of September until 5pm on 27th of September 2023.

There are 2 ways to send us your expression of interest; by online
form OR by video. You can choose which option below.

  • Don’t worry too much about the style, we just need the sound to be clear and to be able to hear what you’re saying (so please try and avoid filming in places with too much background noise).
  • Ensure it is no longer than ten minutes long, ideally around five minutes.
  • Ensure that you have consent from everyone included in your video.
  • Videos will be assessed in exactly the same way as applications made in writing via the Expression of interest form.

Please download the guidance before submitting your application. The Questions Template will be handy for you to prepare your answers if applying by video.

online form

Apply for the innovation fund by form.

Video

Apply for the innovation fund by Video.