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New Movement Fund set to revolutionise funding applications

29th April 2024

Our £160 million fund offers crowdfunding pledges, grants and resources, and is launched alongside the Movement Hub pilot. 

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Expert opinion

Let's move more for our mental health

13th May 2024

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, the CEO of the Mental Health Foundation celebrates this year's theme - the positive effects moving has on both our bodies and minds.

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Seen elsewhere

The legacy benefits of hosting major sporting events

Following the surprise announcement that the Australian state of Victoria would no longer host the 2026 Commonwealth Games, our chief executive Tim Hollingsworth voices his opinion for Inside the Games.

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Calling all men: this is what we can do to help women feel safe exercising in the dark

Our chair Chris Boardman tells the Guardian newspaper why we have to break the cycle of misogyny that makes women feel at risk as This Girl Can’s guide sets out steps you can take to help.

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More girls playing football is hard-won progress – but there is still a long way to go

Baroness Sue Campbell writes in The Guardian about why children must have a voice and a choice about sport - "it’s the key to helping more children enjoy sport and physical activity".

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