Sport for Development Charities

Organisations that use sport as a way of bringing about positive social change.


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Access Sport 

Access Sport is a charity working to directly combat shocking levels of exclusion, hardship and poor health faced by millions of children in the UK.

Access Sport ()

Army Cadet Force Association

The Army Cadet Force is a national youth organisation sponsored by the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence and the British Army.

Army Cadet Force Association ()

Bath Recreation

Bath Recreation plays a valuable role at the heart of Bath, providing a wide range of sporting and recreational activities and events.

Bath Recreation Limited ()

Bristol Sport Foundation

The Bristol Sport Foundation delivers a number of award-winning programmes designed to increase participation in sport in Bristol.

Bristol Sport Foundation ()

Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation

CISWO is a national charity focused on enabling former coal miners and mining communities to reduce disadvantage.

Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation ()

Cycling Time Trials

Cycling Time Trials is the National Governing Body for time trials in England, Scotland and Wales.

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Disability Karate Federation

Ikkaido is a registered charity that creates mass participation in Martial Arts for people who are disabled, disadvantaged or living with poverty. ()

Duke of Edinburgh's Award (DofE)

For the past seven decades, DofE has inspired and transformed the lives of millions of young people from all walks of life.

D of E ()

Fields in Trust

Fields in Trust champions and supports UK parks and green spaces by protecting them for people to enjoy in perpetuity.

Fields in Trust ()

EFL Trust

Aims to promote physical education and to promote community participation in football and sports capable of improving physical health.

Football League Community ()

Football Supporters Federation

The Football Supporters' Federation is an organisation representing football fans in England and Wales.

Football Supporters Association ()

Forest School Camps

Forest School Camps implements camps for children aged between 6 and 17 throughout the year.

Forest School Camps ()


Girlguiding empowers girls to be their best to become confident women. They are the UK's largest girl-only youth organisation.

Girlguiding UK ()

Golf Foundation 

The Golf Foundation is committed to giving ALL children and young people the opportunity to experience golf and the benefits it has to offer.

Golf Foundation ()


GreaterSport is a high performing charity passionate about changing lives through physical activity and sport.

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Green Lane Association (GLASS)

Formed in 1995, GLASS is the National User Group for those who enjoy using the Country’s network of ancient unsurfaced public roads and vehicular rights of way.

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Greenhouse Sports

Greenhouse Sports is a London based charity committed to using sport to help young people living in the inner city to realise their full potential.

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Halliwick Association of Swimming Therapy

The Halliwick Association of Swimming Therapy is a voluntary association run entirely by volunteers. It develops the teaching of water safety and swimming for its members.

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Haringey Sports Development

The Haringey Sports Development Trust was established to advance the education of young persons at schools in the London Borough of Haringey.

Haringey Sports Development ()

Huddersfield Town Foundation

The Huddersfield Town Foundation's vision is a resilient, inclusive community with the Club and Foundation at its very heart.

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Lacrosse Foundation

The Lacrosse Foundation are the only charity dedicated to supporting and growing the game of Lacrosse across Great Britain.

Lacrosse Foundation ()


Limb Power engages amputees and individuals with limb impairments in physical activity, sport and the arts to improve quality of life and to aid lifelong rehabilitation.

LimbPower ()

London Federation of Sport and Recreation

The Federation is the voice of voluntary sport in Greater London.

London Federation of Sport and Recreation ()

London Sports Trust

London Sports Trust aims to inspire positive change for disadvantaged young Londoners through the power of sport, training & lifeskills.

London Sports Trust ()

London Youth Rowing

London Youth Rowing (LYR) is a ground breaking sports initiative, developing young people through physical activity and opening access to rowing at all levels.

London Youth Rowing ()

National Council for Voluntary Organisations

NCVO's vision is to create a society where we can all make a difference to the causes that we believe in.

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Panathlon Challenge

The Panathlon Challenge is a national charity which provides sporting opportunities for over 17,500 disabled young people each year.

Panathlon Challenge ()

Parkrun Limited

Parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in. ()

Patanjali Yog Peeth Trust

Patanjali Yog Peeth Trust has one key aim: to make a disease-free world through a scientific approach to Yog and Ayurved.

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Police Community Clubs of Great Britain

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RAF Central Fund

Every year the RAF Central Fund deliver integral support to individuals, RAF Stations and Sports Associations through grant funding programmes to enhance their time whilst serving.

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RAF Sports Federation

Working alongside our partners in RAF Sport, the RAF Sports Federation deliver a range of professional services to help ensure the 49 sports associations can focus.

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RollaDome All Skate

RollaDome All Skate, established in 2009, provides a complete recreational skating package to young people and their families. ()

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is a British charity that aims to save lives and prevent life-changing injuries which occur as a result of accidents.

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Sabre Trust

The Sabre Trust provides funding for those who are disabled and would like a fencing experience.

Sabre Trust ()

Sported UK

Sported are one of the leading Sport for Development charities in the UK, helping almost 3,000 community sport and youth groups survive and thrive.

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Sporting Equals

Sporting Equals exists to actively promote greater involvement in sport and physical activity by disadvantaged communities.

Sporting Equals ()


SportsAid supports over 1,000 athletes each year – the vast majority aged 12 to 18 – by providing them with a financial award to help towards training and competition costs.

SportsAid ()

Sports Volunteering North West

Sports Volunteering North West oversee sport and recreational volunteering in all counties in the North West of England. 

Sports Volunteering North West

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StreetGames UK

StreetGames harnesses the power of sport to create positive change in the lives of disadvantaged young people right across the UK.

Street Games ()

The Lord's Taverners

The Lord's Taverners is the official charity for recreational cricket and the UK's leading youth cricket and disability sports charity. ()

UK Sports Association for People with a Learning Disability

The UK Sports Association (UKSA) supports talented athletes with learning disability in the UK to excel in national and international competitive sport.

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UK Youth

UK Youth provide all young people with access to appropriate, high quality services in their local community or online.

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Watford FC Community Sports and Education Trust

Watford Football Club’s Community Sports and Education Trust, run over 30 different projects engaging with over 158,000 participants annually.

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WheelPower supports over 100,000 disabled people to participate in sport and activity across the country.


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