Scottish Disability Sport - vote for them - Project Funding

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Scottish Disability Sport - vote for them - Project Funding

Postby Skinner Alive » Mon Mar 20, 2017 3:35 pm

Scottish Disability Sport has a project which is a finalist in the People’s Project National Lottery Fund. The public votes and the winning projects are awarded funding - and they need votes.

How can you vote for the Engage Project?
You can view a short film and vote for the Engage Project here. ... rt-project
Voting is open between 9.00 am on Monday 20th March and 12 noon on Monday 3rd April.

What is the project?
The project is Engage, designed to offer people with disabilities the chance to take part in sport, no matter their age, ability or experience.

What will the Engage Project do?
The Engage Project will bring the benefits of sport to people with disabilities across Scotland by introducing them to a variety of sports, offering new opportunities to take part and training local volunteers to include people with disabilities in their sessions.

Why should you vote for the Engage Project?
You should vote for the Engage Project because it will make a huge difference to the people we work with. Sport can be life changing; sport through the Engage Project can open a whole new world to people with disabilities.

Instead of staying indoors and being socially isolated, the Engage Project will give people activities to look forward to and will enable them to become active, healthier and form friendships. Parents and carers will also benefit from meeting others at sessions.

What are the sports?
For more information on the sports covered by the Engage Project, see the factsheets and sport videos on our website here.

What will the Project do?
· Wheels to Water Engagement Day
· Boccia Engagement Day
· Swimming Engagement Day
· Residential summer camp
· Wheelchair extravaganza
· Visual Impairment Multi Sport Day

New Participation Opportunities
· 6 new boccia participation opportunities across Scotland
· 4 new learn to swim opportunities across Scotland

Training for Coaches and Volunteers
· Disability Inclusion Training for Coaches and Volunteers
· Boccia Leaders Training
· Inclusive Teacher Workshops for Swim Teachers
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