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Sportivate is a £56 million Lottery funded London 2012 legacy project that gives more young people the chance to discover a sport that they love.

If you are considering making an application in the future, please contact your district co-ordinator to discuss your project. All contact details are at the foot of this page.


If you are interested in applying for funding for projects being delivered between 1st April 2016 and 30th Sept 2016, please contact your district co-ordinator.


  • Women and girls
  • Over 19s
  • Sustainability of the activity, post-project.

Projects that have been funded more than twice will need to provide the following additional information:

  • How they are planning for sustainability
  • Must provide evidence of sustained participation

Please browse the Sportivate pages for an application form, useful unformation, tips, FAQs and case studies - good luck with your project!

For even more information about Sportivate Nationally, please visit the Sport England Sportivate website HERE.


If you are planning a project, please contact and submit your application to the relevant contact below.

If you are planning an activity in more than one Local Authority area, please contact West Yorkshire Sport directly.


Calderdale – Calderdale Council

Laura Young – WYSport Development Officer
Email: | Tel: 07964 209314


Bradford – Bradford Council
Paul Evans – Community Sport and Active Development Officer
Email: | Tel: 01535 681763 / 07582 104790


Kirklees – Kirklees Council

Carly Gonzalez– Sport Development Officer
Email:  | Tel: 01484 234093


Leeds – Leeds Council

Louise Walker - Active Lifestyles Officer
Email:      | Tel: 0113 3950154 / 07891 279298


Wakefield – Wakefield Council

Jack Birkby - Community Sport & Activity Development Officer
Email: | Tel: 07825 124176

Contact Information

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11th Dec 2015 (for projects running 1st April 2016 - 30th Sept 2016)

Interested in setting up a Race for Life Club?  Please contact Gillian Brown on 0113 3939950 or complete and return the Expression of Interest form below:

Race For Life Expression Of Interest

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