Funding news

09/08/05 - Government promises no Big Lottery Fund interference

In a letter to Acevo, Minister for Sport, Richard Caborn, has stated that government will not determine Big Lottery Fund programmes, or intervene in individual grants.

The letter came in response to issues raised in writing by acevo following a meeting at DCMS on 14th July. Acevo had asked government to make a firm commitment that it would not overturn or enforce individual grants, and to introduce a genuinely demand-led programme as soon as possible.