Flutter’s Cash4Clubs donates £165,000 to grassroots sports

first_img Regions: UK & Ireland Flutter Entertainment has announced its annual Cash4Clubs charity campaign has raised £165,000 (€182,923/$222,993) for grassroots sports schemes and clubs across the UK and Ireland. 16th December 2020 | By Robert Fletcher “Local sports clubs play a critical role across the UK and Ireland; they promote good health and wellbeing and act as a focal point for communities to gather around and support one another,” Flutter’s group head of CSR Sue Hammett said. Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Topics: CSR AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter In total, 120 clubs received grants ranging from £500 to £5,000, with funds to be put towards a range of initiatives such as purchasing new equipment, improving club facilities and investing in qualified coaching. “In 2020, at a time when this role has been even more vital, many have suffered financially. We are proud to contribute to grassroots sports through Cash4Clubs and to help sustain these clubs well into the future.” The scheme invites local sports clubs to apply for funds up to a maximum grant of £1,000, though this was increased to £5,000 for 2020 due to clubs facing more financial hardship due to novel coronavirus (Covid-19). CSR More than £515,000 in funding has been handed out to sports clubs and schemes since the initiative launched in 2008. Flutter’s Cash4Clubs donates £165,000 to grassroots sports Tags: Flutter Entertainment Cash4Clubs Email Addresslast_img read more