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CSP Network

What is the CSP Network:

The CSP Network is a nationwide network of 44 County Sports Partnerships (CSPs) which are committed to Improving Lives by Growing Grassroots Sport and Physical Activity. Collectively CSPs employ 735 staff and have a turnover of over £60 million. All CSPs provide a consistent set of high quality services, in collaboration with partners, which we apply to produce a diverse range of high impact solutions designed to meet local need.

What We Do:

National Reach. Local Impact.

Getting the nation active by delivering or commissioning high impact national and local programmes designed to meet customer needs.

Improving Lives:

Using the power of sport and physical activity for social good – improving the physical health, mental health, individual development, social and community development and economic development of the nation.

Workforce Development:

Developing a high quality, diverse workforce (clubs, coaches, volunteers and professional workforce) and supporting them to deliver inspiring activities that are accessible to all.

Strategic Leadership:

Co-ordinating the effective delivery of local sport and physical activity by brokering relationships and influencing stakeholders.

Insight and Influence:

Understanding the needs of the local area to influence and guide decisions to maximise investment into sport and physical activity.

Awareness and Advocacy:

Raising the profile of sport and physical activity through innovative local and national promotional campaigns.

Documents and Video

Download our Strategy Summary
Download our 2016 Impact Report

Watch our 1 minute video 


Sport means all forms of physical activity undertaken through casual or organised participation or competition.

Our Values

All our work is underpinned by the following values:

  • Collaborative – independent partnership builders acting with integrity and brokering productive relationships
  • Enterprising – a dynamic approach to sustainable growth
  • High Performing – committed to excellence, continuously improving and maximising impact
  • Customer Focus  – a focus on providing great experience based on customer need
  • Equality – ensuring that eveyone has an equal chance to take part
Who we work with

The CSP Network and CSPs work with a range of national and local partners to maximize national reach with local impact.

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