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British Aikido Board


The National Governing Body for Aikido in the United Kingdom.
Aikido is a martial art founded by Morihei Ueshiba, that focuses on harmonising with your opponent, it can be practiced as a sport, self defence and an art using hand to hand and japanese weapons.

Welcome to the British Aikido Board

The British Aikido Board seeks to:-

  • Represent the majority of bona fide organisations practicing aikido in the United Kingdom.
  • Support, encourage and promote the highest standards of aikido within an environment of mutual respect for offering styles practiced.
  • Raise awareness of the value of aikido not only as a contributor towards healthy living, but also in the development of adults, young people and children, without regard to race, gender or creed.

The British Aikido Board operates primarily through its member Associations. There are 35 currently Full Member Associations with 12 Associate and Probationary Member Associations of regional and national status, who each retain their independence, both technically and financially, with a combined membership of some 5,000 , which includes 1204 instructors holding current Coaching Awards.

The Board is recognised by Sport England , as the only governing body for aikido in the United Kingdom and is a member of the Sport and Recreation Alliance.

 

The Board seeks to further the advancement of all styles of aikido and to establish and monitor standards of safety and behaviour for practitioners of aikido.

The Board advises member Associations on all relevant UK and European legislation and procedures and develops appropriate policies and codes of practice.

Other services provided include:-
•  Insurance cover, for members, instructors and Associations.
•  Promotion of a Nationally recognised Coaching Scheme in conjunction with UK Coaching / Sport England.
•  Organising a National Courses.
•  Supporting initiatives to encourage the teaching of Aikido in schools.
•  Publishing Newsletters and specialist information bulletins eg. Safeguarding and Coaching.

The Board has completed a number of initiatives, arising from the work of their major Governance Audit and through the adoption of a wide range of recommendations, contained in their Aikido Development Plan will support their key objective of encouraging all Aikido groups to join together under this “Aikido umbrella”.

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British Aikido Board


The National Governing Body for Aikido in the United Kingdom.
Aikido is a martial art founded by Morihei Ueshiba, that focuses on harmonising with your opponent, it can be practiced as a sport, self defence and an art using hand to hand and japanese weapons.

Funding 4 Sport

This is a consultancy, supported by a number of the major sporting agencies to advise sporting and associated organisations on opportunities for funding and where appropriate to provide direct support in the preparation and submission of applications.

Why not sign up to their regular e mail newsletter on info@funding4sport.co.uk which contains information on the latest funding streams.
Full details can be found on www.funding4sport.co.uk

They also provide a document called ‘A Guide to Writing a Funding Strategy’
for more information click on this link:
http://www.funding4sport.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Fundraising_strategy.pdf

Funding schemes you might want to consider:

The Sport England Small Grants Programme
This uses lottery money to make awards between £300 and £10000 to not for profit organisations to help young people ( 14+) and adults take and keep a sporting habit for life

Full details can be found on www.sportengland.org/funding/

The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation
The Trusthouse Charitable Foundation currently distributes over £2m per year for projects across the UK. The funding is available through the Small Grant Scheme, which provides grants of up to £10,000 and the Large Grant Scheme which offers grants of between £10,000 and £30,000. The Trustees look favourably upon projects concerned with areas of deprivation.

To find out more visit: http://trusthousecharitablefoundation.org.uk/

Healthy Communities Small Grants Programme
The Healthy Communities Small Grants Programme awards grants of between £5,000 and £10,000 of funding to local community and voluntary groups. We’re particularly keen to support grassroots activity that will help local residents live longer healthier lives.

To find out more visit:
https://www.leapwithus.org.uk/funding/healthy-communities-small-grants-programme/

GRANTfinder
http://www.grantfinder.co.uk

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