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A vibrant, healthy and prosperous Yorkshire through sport and physical activity

Yorkshire Sport Foundation is an Active Partnership, a National Lottery funded charity that believes in the power of sport and activity to change people’s lives, bring us together and tackle inequalities, and supports organisations across the nine districts of South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire.

We believe in the power of sport and physical activity to change people’s lives. Our vision is to create a vibrant, healthy and prosperous Yorkshire through sport, supporting the work of local, regional and national organisations.

A quarter of the population are inactive – as a charity we work closely with partners to help individuals and communities overcome barriers and build healthy habits for life.

Our role is to connect, influence and provide support for sport and physical activity, increasing and improving the many ways people can take part and get active.

Our aims:

More people taking part in sport on a regular basis

Greater inclusivity so that everyone can take part

A robust charity that maximises investment into sport and physical activity

Our values:

Passion

Integrity

Learning

Outcome focussed

Trust

Teamwork

Our results:

  • Graded ‘Very good’ by Quest in December 2018.
  • Customer satisfaction is rated as excellent with NPS score of 67
  • 94% of staff said they felt valued and supported by colleagues

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Who we are in 20 seconds:

YSF is a lottery funded charity that wants to make activity part of everyone’s life.

We believe in the power of sport and physical activity to change people’s lives, bring us together and tackle inequalities.  WE want as many people as possible to enjoy all the benefits being active can bring.

As a charity we work closely with partners to help individuals and communities tackle inequalities, overcome barriers and build healthy habits for life.

Yorkshire Sport Foundation is one of the 42 Active Partnerships in England supporting local and national organisations to work better together.

We work to deliver Sport England’s 2021-2031 Uniting the Movement strategy by connecting, influencing and providing opportunities to be active across South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire.

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