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Building an active nation

We're building a nation where everyone, everywhere feels able to get active in a way that's right for them.

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Coronavirus

Our latest information and support

We have two key priorities during this period of uncertainty: supporting the sector, and encouraging people to stay active.

With the government announcing indoor sport and physical activity facilities can reopen soon, our coronavirus hub has advice, guidance and resources to help you get ready.

Coronavirus: information and support

Our mission

Our vision is that everyone in England feels able to take part in sport or activity, regardless of age, background or ability.

Read about our strategy

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What we do

We award funding

We fund projects and organisations small and large that help people to get active.

Read about our funds

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We provide insight

Our insight will help you understand how different people can be supported to be active.

Read our insight

We gather data

We have a number of different tools you can use to explore activity levels across England.

Use our data tools

We have expertise

Our expertise is not just for us, we share that knowledge to help you and people across the sector.

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Sport England and the National Lottery

By playing the National Lottery, you're helping people across England play sport and get physically active. That's because two-thirds of our funding comes from the lottery. Thank you to everyone who has ever bought a ticket for supporting us in building a healthier, happier nation.

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