Sport 4 Life UK
Programme: Development & Impact / What Works Funding: £149,890 Location: West Midlands
Sport 4 Life works with young people aged 11-29 to support them into sustained education, employment and training through their sports programmes, mentoring and structured group-based training activities.
Using their funding, Sport 4 Life will help 910 young people aged 14-24 who are NEET or at risk of NEET through a mentoring programme which focuses on progression into work. The programme will engage them though sport whilst improving life skills and employability skills. As well as this, partner organisations and employers will support the young people through mock interviews and employability workshops.