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Spirit of 2012 was set up to recreate the spirit of pride and positivity that defined the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. We fund arts and sports projects that foster greater community cohesion, empower those who are most under-served and challenge perceptions of disability. 

We give funding to projects that leave a social legacy

£29.5 million To projects across the UK

We fund projects that bring people together, and leave behind a lasting a social legacy

36,000 Volunteers Nationwide

We have trained, deployed and supported volunteers on projects across the UK

2.8 million People reached through Spirit

Men, women and children from across the country have benefited from our work

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Learning

First time - but not the last

Amy Finch | Head of Learning and Impact

Friday 3 August 2018. It’s the first official day of the Edinburgh Festival, and the locals tell me that they’ve never seen a first day so busy...

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Measure of success

WELLBEING Improved Nationwide

Participants and volunteers across all the projects we fund report better well being