JACOBITE Boxing Club have successfully received £1,800 from the Third Sector Resilience Fund.
The Northern District Club, which is based 15 miles east of Inverness in the town of Nairn, successfully applied to the Fund after being alerted to it by Boxing Scotland.
Head Coach Bobby Russell revealed the money, which was distributed by the Corra Foundation, will play a huge role in assisting the club during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Third Sector Resilience Fund is a £20m Emergency Fund for community groups and voluntary organisations, such as amateur boxing clubs, to apply for to keep themselves afloat during this pandemic; (https://scvo.org.uk/support/coronavirus/funding/scottish-government/third-sector-resilience-fund)
If any other club would like assistance to apply to the Third Sector Resilience Fund, or any other assistance during this time, please contact your Boxing Scotland Regional Development Officer;
North District – Ben Holme, email@example.com 07702 866135
East District – Stewart Ferguson, firstname.lastname@example.org 07944 598755
West District – Paul Coleman, email@example.com 07803 513699