The London 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games were characterised by an enthusiastic and generous volunteering spirit; Volunteering Spirit Wales (Ysbryd Gwirfoddoli Cymru) seeks to ensure that volunteers at public events in Wales have similarly positive experiences.
Challenging Perceptions of Disability
Spirit and England Athletics launch £900k London 2017 volunteering programme
Spirit of 2012 has awarded over £900,000 to England Athletics to deliver the volunteering element of ‘Team Personal Best’ – the inspiration programme of London 2017.
The funding was awarded in response to research commissioned by Spirit and conducted by England Athletics for a volunteering programme which aims to increase the number, diversity and skillsets of athletics volunteers.
All About Wales
Our Board Director, Efa, writes about Spirit's activity in Wales
10 ways we're tackling...
loneliness and isolation
At Spirit of 2012, we’re absolutely committed to funding projects that bring people together. With that in mind, here are just ten of the (many) ways we are helping tackle the loneliness and isolation felt by an increasing number of people across the UK.
Grant to enhance volunteering in Wales
Grant will help ensure volunteers in Wales have positive and meaningful experiences.