England Hockey “delighted” with funding awards

England Hockey had received news of its funding outcomes from Sport England and UK Sport for the funding period 2013 –2017 in 3rd week of December (17th-18th Dec).

Young people Giving Hockey A Go on the mini smurf turfs at the Riverbank Arena.jpgYoung people Giving Hockey A Go on the mini smurf turfs at the Riverbank Arena (Courtesy England Hockey)

Young people Giving Hockey A Go on the mini smurf turfs at the Riverbank Arena.jpg Young people Giving Hockey A Go on the mini smurf turfs at the Riverbank Arena

Sport England – £12m to support growing participation, talent development and capital facility investment.

UK Sport – £15.5m to support the England and Great Britain international teams.

Sally Munday, England Hockey Chief Executive, states, “We are delighted that England Hockey will receive over £27.5m in funding from Sport England and UK Sport collectively over the next four years.  £12m of funding from Sport England is to support our shared ambitions of increasing participation in grassroots hockey and identifying and developing the next generation of talented hockey players.  This represents an increase of £1million in our revenue funding over the next four years.”  Continue reading →