South Yorkshire groups urged to apply for Sport Relief grants

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Star readers have until Sunday to apply for a Sport Relief Community Cash grant.

Grants of between £500 and £1,000 are available from a £50,000 pot for organisations to spend on projects to help local people living tough lives.

Applications are open now, with South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation helping to get the cash to the South Yorkshire groups that need it most.

Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Games will take place between Friday, March 18 and Sunday, March 20, with Sheffield hosting one of five flagship games.

There will also be hundreds of Sport Relief miles and swimathon events taking place across the UK.

To apply for the cash grants visit by February 7.