The Together Fund has been created to try and help reduce the negative impact on activity levels in under-represented groups, with a specific focus on:

- Lower socio-economic groups

- Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities

- Disabled people

- People with long-term health conditions

This funding will enable community groups working with these audiences to continue to exist and engage with their communities, narrowing the gap for communities that need support. The bulk of the funding received must be for the delivery of physical activity.

This is a targeted fund that's been designed to look at recovery and the long-term impacts of Covid-19 and aims to support community organisations working with priority audiences, so they have a future to plan for. This support is intended to meet immediate need up until December 2023.

Steph Hendy (Business Support Officer; Active Dorset) will give an overview of the fund followed by a question and answer session.