GVC Fund

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The GVC Fund offers grants of up to £10,000 to groups and projects delivering sport, healthy activity projects, and projects supporting men's physical and mental health across London. The fund was first available in 2019 but was paused in 2020 due to the pandemic.

What can the Fund support?

The fund aims to support projects that use sport and physical activity to:

  • raise awareness of and / or tackle mental health stigmas
  • support men with mental or physical health problems to become more active

The fund will support a range of activities that can achieve this aim. For example. the GVC Fund could support:

  • Men's health projects
  • Community sport activities
  • Men's sheds
  • Mentoring projects

Size of Grant:

Grants are available for up to £10,000 over one year.

Closing date for applications:

The deadline to apply is midday on Friday 29th October 2021.

Additional criteria

For this fund, projects must be working with adults (over 18s). The fund cannot support work with young people below this age. If your organisation works with a mixed age group, any activity you are applying for should only be for adults.

Source of funding

This funding is provided by GVC Holdings (part of Entain Plc) a sports betting and gambling company. By submitting an application you are confirming that you are willing to accept funds generated from gambling.