National governing body (NGB): Basketball England
NGB contact: Charlie Ford
Basketball England targets SportsAid's support towards the top players for the under-16 and under-18 national teams (male and female). Priority will be given to the top 12 athletes. GB under-20 players may also be considered if financial pressures are a barrier to their progression.
Players are nominated as follows, in accordance with the SportsAid criteria:
The nomination process
SportsAid only supports unfunded athletes who are nominated by their sport's national governing body. This ensures the right athletes get the right help at the right time - enhancing the sports' talent development programmes rather than duplicating them. Nominations take place every autumn. You should contact your sport about whether you meet the criteria for the next round of SportsAid awards. Meeting the nomination criteria does not necessarily guarantee a SportsAid award because the charity can only distribute what it has fundraised.
Contact Charlie Ford at Basketball England.
Suffolk’s three Rio 2016 Paralympic athletes Zoe Newson, Ryan Crouch and Evie Edwards joined former British, Commonwealth, European and world champion athlete Derek Redmond to raise money to support the next generation of athletes from the county at SportsAid's latest Ipswich Sporting Lunch Club event at Wherstead Park.