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Who we are

Yorkshire Sport Foundation is a National Lottery funded charity working across the nine districts of South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire, and part of a network of England-wide Active Partnerships.

We believe in the power of movement, physical activity and sport 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.

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

We are made up of local support, development, sport welfare and business support teams, with a Board of trustees adding leadership and oversight.

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.

Our values:

  • Passion
  • Integrity
  • Learning
  • Fairness
  • Trust
  • Teamwork

Our results:

  • Graded ‘World Class’ by Best Companies for 2023.  4th best charity to work for in UK, 16th small company in UK and 18th of all companies in Yorkshire and the Humber.
  • 97% said they felt proud to work for us.
  • Customer satisfaction is rated as excellent with NPS score of 67

Find out more and read our Annual Highlights 2022-2023