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Through these distressing times and times of uncertainty we are providing advice, guidance and support to individuals and organisations involved in the provision and participation of community cultural arts, sport and events activities.

Support, guidance and sign posting is available to anyone in East Lindsey who wishes to get in contact.  Guidance includes up to date advice from relevant national organisations including:

  • Arts Council England
  • National Governing Bodies
  • Sport England
  • Safety Advisory Groups

Team members are available to provide ongoing support remotely via phone and video call.

Anyone representing a community venue, club or organisation is encouraged to get in touch and/or advise anyone who may require assistance.  To arrange a call please email us using the email address below:


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The Magna Vitae Team

NOTE: This programme is brought to you with the support of East Lindsey District Council and Arts Council England.  It is also subject to additional COVID-19 requirements which may result in us having to move resource in response to need.

Sport England – Club Matters

Sport England knows this has been a very difficult time for sports clubs and organisations all over England. The restrictions that were put in place to combat coronavirus (Covid-19) have had an immediate and profound impact on how you can operate, and for many clubs have also caused a significant financial challenge. Sport England, are doing all they can to help you through this period. At the end of March, they introduced a £195 million package of both exchequer and National Lottery funding to help sport and physical activity, and recently increased this to £210m thanks to a £15m top up of our Community Emergency Fund. The Club Matters website also has a host of practical tips and resources to support you.

Moving forward, Sport England continue to work closely with the government to ensure the needs of community sport are considered throughout this process and will work hard to ensure you always have the latest information and correct interpretation of the restrictions.

In the meantime, please keep up to date with developments via your national governing body, the Sport England website and our social media channels.

Sport England’s website has a dedicated coronavirus section that lists all the resources they have available and includes a detailed Q&A that explains the new regulations in more detail.

This will be updated with more information in the days to come. You’ll also be able to read more about the funding we offer, including the Community Emergency Fund that has already helped support thousands of clubs and organisations.

As you can imagine, this fund has been heavily oversubscribed and will be paused at 11.59pm on Thursday 14 May 2020 to enable our assessors to process the remaining applications as quickly as possible and consider the impact the fund has had so far. Please submit your application before then if you require emergency funding at this time.


Useful Documents: 

Councillor’s Community Grant Scheme Policy

Community Group Guidance on Funding Applications

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