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Sport Relief Programme

The Scottish Government is working in partnership with Sport Relief on two different programmes to deliver a legacy from the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.  The first programme was developed in 2012 as a £5 million "Home and Away" fund which was split equally between "home" projects which are being funded in Scotland (more details of which can be found on the Games Legacy website) and "away" projects that are being funded in other parts of the Commonwealth.

The £2.5 million away fund was made up of contributions of £1.25 million from the Scottish Government International Development Fund which was match funded by Sport Relief.  The funding has been awarded to a total of four projects, two of which are in Malawi with one project in South Africa and another in Uganda.  The management of all four projects sits with Sport Relief who is providing regular reports to the Scottish Government.

The second partnership between the Scottish Government and Sport Relief which is worth a total of £1.5 million was developed in 2014 with a total Scottish Government contribution of £750,000 matched by Sport Relief and also split equally between home (Scottish based) and away (international) projects.  As official charity partner of Glasgow 2014, UNICEF has been given a total of £750,000 through the second phase of the away programme to deliver two projects in Bangladesh and Malawi over the next few years.

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