Spirit is working with UK Community Foundations to deliver long-lasting social change in communities, inspired by the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Fourteen communities have been selected to receive three years of funding to increase community participation and improve wellbeing as part of the 2014 Commonwealth Games legacy.
Fourteen is a £3.5m programme funded by Spirit of 2012, a charity set up by the Big Lottery Fund to connect events to communities across the country; tackling disadvantage by supporting opportunities in sport, physical activity, culture and the arts, volunteering and social action.
The communities to benefit from the Fourteen investment:
Scotland: Calton (Glasgow) Ruchill & Possilpark (Glasgow), Gorbal (Glasgow) Dumbiedykes (Edinburgh), Caithness (Highlands), Islay (Argyll & Bute)
England: Harpurhey & Moston (Manchester), Kingstanding (Birmingham), Ryhope & Hendon (Sunderland), Southmead (Bristol)
Wales: Mid Rhondda (Rhondda) and Bro Aberffraw (Anglesey)
Northern Ireland: Monkstown & New Mossley (Belfast) and Creggan (Derry/Londonderry)