Legacy Trust UK gives £1m to seven organisations

first_imgLegacy Trust UK gives £1m to seven organisations Legacy Trust UK has announced the seven applicants that will share £1 million from its 2013 Funding scheme.Set up in 2007, the Trust aims to create a lasting cultural and sporting legacy from London 2012 in communities across the UK. It was funded by a £40 million endowment from the Big Lottery Fund, Department for Culture Media and Sport and Arts Council England.A principal funder of the Cultural Olympiad and London 2012 Festival, it has already funded over 100 projects across the country.Major awards will be given to:• Abandon Normal Devices (AND) Festival in the North West region• imove in Yorkshire and Humberside• Accentuate in the South East• RELAYS (Regional Educational Legacy in Arts and Youth Sports) in the South West• CREATE in east LondonSmaller awards will be given to the Tate Movie Project and Norfolk and Norwich Festival in the East of England.Moira Swinbank OBE, CEO of Legacy Trust UK said: “Since 2007 our funding has enabled people across the UK to engage in cultural activity in their communities and on their own terms. The additional funding that we have awarded to these projects will help them continue to deliver high quality activities and events that will ensure sustainability and legacy for the future.”  33 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Tagged with: Funding Olympics Howard Lake | 22 May 2012 | News AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img read more