A NEW fund was launched today to ensure Scotland gets a lasting legacy from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
The Big Lottery has set up 2014 Communities which will give grants of between £300 and £1000 to grass roots sporting groups.
Cash will be made available not only to increase the number of people taking part in sport but also to boost the number who volunteer.
The fund will also support projects which use sport as a way to bring together people from different communities and age groups.
Alison Magee, chairwoman of the Big Lottery Fund Scotland, said: “2014 Communities will use Glasgow’s Commonwealth Games as a catalyst to bring about greater well-being across Scotland by offering access to legacy funding over the next six years.”
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