Funding for Projects that Use Sport to Challenge Disability and Disadvantage (UK)

BOOST is a UK charity established in 2008 to relieve sickness and protect and preserve good health for people facing cancer, in particular but not exclusively breast cancer.
The BOOST Charity provides grants of up to £500 to not for profit organisations and charities for projects use sport to help people to challenge and overcome disadvantage and disability. Since inception in 2005, Boost has supported a number of organisations, with grants totaling in excess of £1 million. The majority has been focused within the United Kingdom.
The type of activities and organisations supported in the past have included:
• Paddlers for Life, a UK charity established in 2008, to relieve sickness and protect and preserve good health for people facing cancer, in particular but not exclusively breast cancer. Members paddle dragon boats on Lake Windermere in the Lake District with the physical activity and team support fostering the wellbeing of the members.
• The Shepshed Dolphin Swimming Group hosts a fun day in Leicestershire each year for over 500 participants with disabilities to ‘have a go’ at sport. Activities include swimming, kayaking, climbing, boccia and curling.
Applications can be submitted at any time.
www.boostct.org/index.htm

Charity Number: 1118616 | Company Number: 4323551