We are a UK charity supporting community groups who use sport as a way of transforming the lives of young people. Our volunteers provide support to leaders of local community and voluntary groups and clubs using sports for development in areas such as finance, marketing and governance.
By supporting the local heroes and heroines of the Sport for Development sector, Sported are helping to transform the lives of thousands of disadvantaged young people, build stronger and safer communities, and save society millions of pounds.
We help community sport clubs and groups become bigger, more sustainable and more effective.
Sported is a free membership organisation that supports community sport clubs and groups across the UK that deliver Sport for Development. These amazing groups are using the power of sport to tackle the root causes of some of society’s biggest problems – crime, anti-social behaviour and obesity, to name but a few. More than that, they are giving disadvantaged young people the opportunities, confidence and support to overcome their personal hurdles and succeed in life.
We support the inspirational local heroes and heroines that run these clubs by providing free business and financial support so that they have the skills, knowledge and resources to continue their amazing work. We have a network of volunteer business mentors who work with our members on a one-to-one basis, providing expert consultancy on business issues ranging from financial planning and fundraising, to marketing and governance.
We know sport can be a highly effective tool for transforming young lives and the communities in which they live. What’s more we are serious about proving it. That’s why we have developed Sportworks, a pioneering measurement tool for help our members to quantify the impact and cost saving to society of their work