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5 June 2017

Spirit of 2012 is looking for two new volunteers aged 18-30 from Northern Ireland and Wales to join its Youth Advisory Panel. 

The panel are Spirit of 2012’s key ambassadors. They visit and report on Spirit-funded projects that promote opportunities across sport, education, community, volunteering, culture and the arts. They attend regular meetings and access training and mentoring across two years. The panel will soon decide what projects it wants to benefit from a £100K funding opportunity. 

5 June 2017

Spirit of 2012 is partnering up with Team Personal Best to support the London 2017 inspiration Volunteer programme. England Athletics will receive £900,000 over the next three years. The funding was awarded in response to research commissioned by Spirit of 2012 and conducted by England Athletics and is for the purpose increasing the number, diversity and skills of athletics volunteers, improve their experience and give as many people as possible the opportunity to participate in athletics.

2 June 2017

Spirit of 2012 are partnering up with Team Personal Best to support the London 2017 inspiration Volunteer programme. England Athletics will receive £900,000 over the next three years. The funding was awarded in response to research commissioned by Spirit of 2012 and conducted by England Athletics and is for the purpose of increasing the number, diversity and skills of athletics volunteers, improve their experience and give as many people as possible the opportunity to participate in athletics.

1 June 2017

Spirit of 2012 is partnering up with Team Personal Best to support the London 2017 inspiration Volunteer programme. England Athletics will receive £900,000 over the next three years. The funding was awarded in response to research commissioned by Spirit of 2012 and conducted by England Athletics and is for the purpose of increasing the number, diversity and skills of athletics volunteers, improve their experience and give as many people as possible the opportunity to participate in athletics. 

31 May 2017

Spirit of 2012 is partnering up with Team Personal Best to support the London 2017 inspiration Volunteer programme. England Athletics will receive £900,000 over the next three years.

18 May 2017

Spirit of 2012 is recruiting for a friendly and motivated Communications Intern to support our Head of Communications and help us plan and stage a milestone conference and reception in October. 

Are you creative and energetic, with excellent interpersonal and all-round communication skills? Do you write with flair and confidence, with the ability to adapt style and tone for different purposes and audiences? Do you have a good eye for accuracy and detail?  Are you highly organised and motivated and able to use your initiative? 

3 May 2017

Amy Finch, Head of Learning & Impact

For our latest Meet the Team we spoke to Spirit’s new Head of Learning & Impact, Amy Finch about her role and current priorities. 

28 April 2017

Spirit has awarded £5,000 to help support a National Paralympic Heritage Regional Exhibition in Norwich. 

The exhibition will be the result of a collaborative community engagement project with local disability groups and sports clubs groups and several Paralympians. It is hoped that this will lead to the discovery of local archives and collections that will then form part of an exhibition telling the story of the Paralympics, culminating at Norwich Cathedral. The project will also comprise of local community-based workshops.

10 April 2017

Spirit has awarded £50,000 to youth leadership organisation UpRising to develop an online mentoring platform. The pilot version is now live and currently looking to recruit mentors from Manchester, Cardiff and London.  The aim is to attract large numbers of professionals and train them to become effective mentors who can help maximise young people’s talents and get them  into the world of work. 

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