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The Derbyshire Cricket Foundation’s projects use the power of sport, and specifically cricket, utilising the profile of Derbyshire County Cricket Club, its professional players and the Club’s position in the community to engage, inspire and motivate individuals to achieve and live positive and healthy lifestyles.

The Foundation prides itself on setting out to achieve its core aims and objectives to help lives of the people in Derbyshire. Some of the key objectives are listed below:

  • The promotion of community participation in healthy recreation for the benefit of the inhabitants of Derbyshire by the provision of facilities for playing cricket.
  • To act as a resource for young people living in Derbyshire by providing advice and assistance and organising programmes of physical, educational and other activities as a means of:
    a) Advancing in life and helping young people by developing their skills, capacities and capabilities to enable them to participate in society as independent, mature and responsible individuals;
    b) Advancing education;
    c) Providing recreational and leisure time activity in the interests of social welfare for people living in the area of benefit who have need by reason of their youth, age, infirmity or disability, poverty or social and economic circumstances with a view to improving the conditions of life of such persons.
  • To advance education for the public benefit in the history and heritage of county cricket in Derbyshire.
  • To advance the arts in Derbyshire for the public benefit
  • To provide a positive learning environment building confidence, self-esteem and ambition to succeed.
  • To provide an inclusive range of projects and activities engaging with hard-to-reach groups improving community cohesion.
  • To develop cricket talent pathways, empowering leaders, coaches and volunteers.
  • To celebrate Heritage of the local community and Cricket in the County.
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The Derbyshire Cricket Foundation uses the power of sport to educate, motivate and inspire children, young people and adults living in Derbyshire. Whatever the age, gender, religion or ability, we want to make a lasting and positive impact on individuals’ lives.

Become a sponsor for the Derbyshire Cricket Foundation today and see the difference you can make on young cricketers’ lives in Derbyshire.

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