Sport for Development Charities

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



We know that last year they enjoyed the following benefits:

  • Accessing our in-house Policy team. 
  • Utilising our funding signpost pages and free member only business support line. 
  • Using our team of governance specialists who are always on hand to give your organisation a health check.
  • Conducting research done in partnership with our Research and Development team. 


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 ()

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.

CTT ()

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 ()

EFL Trust

The 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 ()

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.

Greenhouse Sports ()

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.

Halliwick Association of Swimming Therapy ()

Haringey Sports Development Trust

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 ()


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

Lacrosse Foundation

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

Lacrosse Foundation ()


LimbPower 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 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 ()

Muslim Sports Foundation

The Muslim Sports Foundation (MSF) is a cross-culture, inclusive organisation that empowers Muslim communities and improves lives through sport.

Muslim Sports Foundation ()

NICAS (National Indoor Climbing Award Schemes) 

NICAS is a small educational charity that delivers structured progressive schemes that provide a gateway from indoor climbing into a pathway of life-long participation in climbing and mountaineering. 


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 organises 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.

Patanjali Yog Peeth Trust ()

Police Community Clubs of Great Britain

Police Community Clubs of Great Britain inspires children & young people to lead healthy lifestyles, make the most of their potential, and become rounded, considerate and responsible citizens.

Police Community Clubs of Great Britain ()

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.

RAF Central Fund ()

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.

RAF Sports Federation ()

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.

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents ()

Sabre Trust

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

Sabre Trust ()

Sported UK

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

Sported ()

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 ()

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.

UK Sports Association for People with a Learning Disability ()

UK Youth

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

Uk Youth  ()

Warrington Youth Rowing

Warrington Youth Rowing is an initiative designed to introduce a wide range of young people in Warrington to the sport of rowing.

Warrington Youth Rowing ()

Watford FC Community Sports and Education Trust

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

Watford FC in the Community ()


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


WheelPower ()