A charity launched in 1965 in honour of Winston Churchill is offering up to 10 applicants funding as part of a joint initiative with ukactive. The Churchill Fellowship has opened a round of applications with the theme of, “Physical activity: making moves for healthier lives”.
The partnership is searching for innovative exercise-inspired projects that could transform people’s mental and physical health. Only UK citizens may apply as the fund is aimed at developing their ideas with the aid of experts for the benefit of individuals and local communities in the UK.
This is the second year of a three-year plan to support individuals for two months at a time.ukactive has called for applicants that can explore the use of physical activity, exercise and sport as a vehicle for improving health and wellbeing for individuals and in their local communities.
Julie Weston, CEO of The Churchill Fellowship made the following remark in support of applicants from the physical activity and fitness sector:
“This issue is one of the biggest health challenges of our time, but every year we’re inspired by the passion and determination of Churchill fellows to make a difference, supported by the knowledge and ideas acquired through their fellowship research.”
To find out more about the fund, see here.