SportsAid Week is a fundraising drive designed to support the country’s brightest sporting prospects as they strive to represent Team GB and ParalympicsGB at future Olympic and Paralympic Games.
SportsAid Week is taking place on 20 - 26 September.
SportsAid is a charity that helps young sports people overcome the financial challenges they face in their bid to become Britain’s next generation of sporting heroes. The charity raises donations from partner organisations and then distributes these funds to aspirant athletes in the region of the donor.
SportsAid is a great funding source for athletes on our England Talent Programme. In such a difficult year, especially for organisations in the charity sector British Canoeing would like to thank SportsAid and the partner organisations who have funded our athletes this year.
You can offer your support during #SportsAidWeek 2021 by completing in the #MyMiles Challenge. More information can be found on the webpage.
Speaking on the importance of SportsAid, Daniel Thompson, Talent Operations Coordinator at British Canoeing said:
SportsAid supports our Talent Programme athletes with one of the greatest barrier to success – the financial challenge of becoming Britain’s next generation of Olympic or World Champions.
Thank you so much to SportsAid for their continued support and to the partner organisations who have supported our athletes with a financial award.
The athletes who have received SportsAid or Covid-19 Return to Play SportsAid grants so far are: