Developing a world class sporting system sportscotland corporate plan 2011-2015
About this plan • 2011/15 – a critical period for sport • Built on consultation • Partners and stakeholders • Staff and board members • Integrated with wider policy • Reaching Higher • Let’s Make Scotland More Active • Scotland Performs
Context • Major games, major opportunity • Building a legacy accelerate, profile and motivate • Challenging times, creative solutions • Alignment to national objectives...
Our vision: We see a Scotland where sport is a way of life
> A world class sporting system at all levels Our work • School sport • Club sport • Performance sport • People • Places • Partnerships and planning School sport Places People Club sport Performance sport > > Partnerships and planning
Regional working • Regional Sporting Partnership plan • Our staff & ways of working with partners and organisations • Athletes, Clubs and Coaches • Improving the pathways for sport • Investing where it makes a difference
Sports Facilities Fund • This programme covers the provision or upgrading of all facilities for the general community. • For the public good • Provide equitable opportunities for increased sports participation by the community at local level. • Demonstrate what links they have established/will establish with the sports programmes and/or initiatives operated by the local authority, national governing body for sport and their associates/partners.
Facilities Funding Priorities • identified in SGB/LA facilities strategies / fit with any other relevant strategy • deliver increased participation or improved performance • increase capacity, allowing growth in participation • address identified gaps in provision • Commonwealth Games sports projects (where there is a clear legacy) • fit with Community Sports Hubs principles
Eligible Applicants • Voluntary Sports Clubs • Local Authorities • Area Sports Associations • National Governing Bodies • Educational Establishments • User Groups • Companies Ltd by Guarantee
Eligible Projects • The provision extension or upgrading of playing facilities or changing accommodation • Floodlighting to playing facilities • Storage facilities for playing equipment • Purchase of major items of non-personal equipment (with a 7 year life)
Projects with a value under £10,000 inc VAT All repairs, renewals, replacement, and maintenance Purchase of buses, vans and the like Bars, Dining Rooms, dedicated social areas and associated spaces Bedroom / Residential accommodation inc caretakers flats etc Personal Equipment General Sports equipment not having a life expectancy of more than 7 years, Buildings etc not having a life expectancy of at least twice the length of the terms of award Free standing administrative areas and committee rooms which are not essential parts of sports facilities. Feasibility studies and design competitions Speculative purchase of land and / or facilities for utilisation / development in the long term Purchase of land and or facilities as a means of saving money on rent Ineligible Projects
Small Projects Strand(Single Stage Process) Outline & Full Applications(Two Stage Process) • Intended to make the application process fast and simple for small projects • Intended to give the applicant formal feedback before the depth of the project is developed • Projects led by Clubs, Trusts, Local Authorities or any other eligible organisation • Projects led by Clubs, Trusts, Local Authorities or any other eligible organisation • Club Projects with a value between £10,000 & £50,000 can apply for up 100% funding • Club Projects with a value between £50,000 & £100,000 can apply for up 50% funding • Local Authority Projects with a value of £10,000 & £100,000 can apply for up 50% funding • All eligible applicants can apply for up to 50% Funding
100% Funding!! • In limited cases 100 % funding is available for projects up to value of £50,000. • Focused on clubs / community groups with strong focus on junior membership (LA’s not eligible) • Must demonstrate that funding will have significant impact on participation numbers for sport in the community • Must demonstrate a clear financial need
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Proceeds of Crime – CashBack CashBack for Communities is a programme of diversionary activities for young people to increase the opportunities they have to develop their interests and skills in an enjoyable, fulfilling and supported way. The CashBack for Sports Facilities: £7.5m will be provided by the Scottish Government using monies recovered under proceeds of crime legislation.
Allocation • Football £5m • Rugby £1.25 • All sports £1.35 • Projects should primarily benefit young people and which will achieve some or all of the following outcomes: • increased capacity to accommodate more young players • improved quality of experience • increased or enhanced opportunities for young people from areas of urban or rural deprivation
What is sportsmatch? sportscotland managed scheme to match commercial business sponsorship on a £ for £ basis, £500 min - £10,000 max Who is eligible? Any constituted ‘not for profit’ organisation. Sponsorship can be in cash or ‘in kind’
What projects are eligible? Projects that: • aim to develop or increase participation and/or improve standards in grassroots community sport • aim to deliver long-term benefits and provide pathways to continued sporting participation • are a new or enhanced project, i.e. not part of a club’s normal ongoing running costs Priority will be given to projects focusing on youth, girls and women, and those facing barriers to participation
Awards for All • A lottery grants programme for small community groups looking for smaller sums of money. £500 - £10,000 • Activities considered include: • Buying sports equipment to improve standards and involve more people. • Development programmes • Small improvements to premises (not repair or replacement)
What makes a good application • Strong youth development • coach and volunteer education • Sporting pathway development (e.g. improved equipment) • Development work which is in line with governing body priorities (programming) • Strong links to the Governing Body Strategies and Development plans
UKCC Coach Education Training • sportscotland recognises the importance of new coaches coming into sport and the need for accessible, affordable coaching courses to be available to them. . • Eligible applicants can access funding towards the cost of UKCC endorsed qualifications. • Applications must be made at least four weeks prior to the start of the course; retrospective applications will not be accepted.
Individual applications • Applicants who meet the eligibility criteria, can access funding of up to 50% or £150/person of the course fee, whichever is lower. Group applications • If you are a group ie two or more individuals from the same organisation / club, you can also access funding per applicant of up to 50% or £150 of the course fee, whichever is lower.
Applicants must demonstrate coaching activity within six months of applying for the subsidy (minimum activity supported will be once per month or an average of 12 sessions per year) • The course being attended must take place in Scotland and be registered with the SQA • Applicants should evidence what impact this qualification will have on their school, club or community
Help for Clubs • Accreditation is concerned with the various schemes for gaining wider national recognition and approval • Admin and Management provides help and advice about the administration of your club including structures, constitutions, rules and policies • Child Protection brings together all the advice on this important issue • Club Development shows you how to organise your programme of activities and plan for the growth of your club's activities • Coaching is aimed at all club coaches and anyone involved in player development and coaching • Communications shows you how to keep in touch with your members through both printed and online means • Equity considers how clubs can ensure that they operate with fairness, justice, equality, inclusion and respect for all members. • Facilities explores the various ways of operating premises including a centre, track or range • Funding covers all aspects of raising money from subscriptions, grants and sponsorship • Juniors offers guidance about involving children and young people in your club - the next generation of members • Membership is all about attracting and retaining your club members • Staff deals with the recruitment, employment and support of paid staff • Officers explores the key roles of chair, secretary, treasurer and other officials • Volunteers looks at how a club can make the very best use of its members and volunteers in running the club
Contact Details • email@example.com • firstname.lastname@example.org • email@example.com • 0141 534 6598