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The Leicestershire and Rutland Playing Fields Association

The Association is a registered charity which aims to:- • Encourage provision of recreation facilities for all age groups particularly in village communities. • Provide basic advice and information on the planning, design and construction of indoor and outdoor facilities for sports activities, and support research. • Specialise in children and young people's recreation. • Raise funds and give financial assistance to further these objectives. • Co-operate in saving threatened recreation facilities.

To achieve this, the Association provides a range of services:- • Give technical help on matters relating to sports facilities management and finance, children's play and external funding sources. • Putting the case for sport and children's play wherever it needs to be presented. • Monitoring and reacting to threatened playing fields • Organising training courses and events.

Starter Grants Maximum grant £500 Must be matched by applicants contribution To start a new sports club or new section or age range within existing club

For further information please contact 0116 2689701 or email pfa@ruralcc.org.uk

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