Sport Newcastle's successful 50th Anniversary fundraising campaign allowed a record number of grants to be awarded at the October Awards Committee. In total over £5000 was awarded to 10 individuals and 5 clubs.
Individual grant awards covered the sports of: badminton, basketball, gymnastics, squash, swimming and triathlon. They were awarded to cover equipment, travel and coaching costs.
The clubs that benefited were:
Newcastle Swim Team; to pay for 4 volunteers to take their level 1 coaching award.
Northern Squash Club; to fund a level 4 coaching award and support their annual squash tournament.
North East Gymnastics Club; to pay for a coach to take their level 2 qualification.
Claremont Road Runners; to pay for two volunteers to upgrade their coaching qualifications.
Tyneside Gymnastics Club; to buy a landing mat.
The next round of grant applications will be considered at the January 2018 Awards Committee.