Join our network

Join the Sported network

Are you using sport or physical activity to transform the lives of young people in the UK facing disadvantage or marginalisation? 

Do you need support to help you reach your goals?

Join the Sported network for FREE and we can help.

What do you get with your FREE membership?


What do you get with your FREE membership?

• One-to-one support on a long or short-term basis from our team of professional volunteers

• A named local contact from the Sported team as well as support from the Sported member services team

• The opportunity to join Sported projects working with partners on a specific topic

• Prove that what you’re doing is making an impact with our Sported Impact Journey

• Access to your online members’ platform where you can download a wide range of resources and videos and find out about partner discounts and offers

• Regular webinars and workshops on topics such as fundraising, business planning, legal structures, marketing

• Receive monthly funding bulletins and member newsletters with information and services specifically tailored to Sport for Development organisations

• Bespoke Funding search for when you need something more tailored

• Legal and Insurance advice

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Become a Sported member today!

If you’re not sure if you’re eligible or would like to discuss further before completing the form, please email to arrange an information chat with our Member Services team.

Please note, primary and secondary schools, or groups who only work in or with schools are not eligible for Sported membership.

Option 1

Is your organisation:

  • Intentionally using sport / physical activity to improve the lives of young people and tackle the problems that matter in their local community (e.g. mental health, anti-social behaviour, employability, low activity levels) in a specific demographic

  • Working with young people aged 11 – 25

  • Working with marginalised / disadvantaged communities and/or young people facing barriers to participation

  • Committed to Sport for Development outcomes over competition

Option 2

Is your organisation:

• Delivering sport or physical activity for social outcomes (Sport for Development) regionally or nationally (in more than 4 counties) 

• Supporting organisations delivering Sport for Development but not delivering yourself

• A statutory body or higher educational establishment (primary and secondary schools are NOT eligible for membership)

• A regional/national charity or foundation

• Linked to a professional sports club (eg the community arm of a professional football team)

I need support

If you’re not sure or have any questions, please feel free to get in touch:

Call 020 3848 4670 or email

If you are a profit making enterprise, please note that in order to be eligible for membership, you must have been formed for the purpose of advancing social purpose over and above private gain.

Once you have submitted your application form, you will be contacted by a member of our team for an informal chat about your application, to confirm your eligibility, and discuss ways in which we can support you.