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2017 - 2020 Grant Offer

£493,000

2017 - 2020 Young People Target

800

Title of Project – CashBack for Communities Basketball Vs Disadvantage

Theme – Sport for Change

Target Group : Young people disadvantaged by: –

  • Living in areas of deprivation; and
  • Being excluded, or at risk of exclusion from school; and
  • Being at risk of being involved in antisocial behaviour, offending/re-offending

Age range : 11 to 14 years

Number of Young People the project expects to work with : 800

Summary of Project

The project will support disadvantaged young people through the Schools of Basketball programme. This project will embed basketball within the curriculum for pupils at risk of disengagement or with low aspirations, and will focus on 16 new schools all in areas of high deprivation. A new educational theme will be delivered based on the concept of