Derbyshire Sport
Derbyshire Sport

Derbyshire Sport Trust

A registered charity – the Derbyshire Sport Trust – has been established with the aim of increasing participation in sport and healthy recreation in Derbyshire. 

The Trust seeks to maximise investment into the delivery of the Derbyshire Plan for Sport, with a particular focus this year on:

Trust funding comes from a range of private donations, sponsorship and grants. If you would like to support the work of the trust, you can make a one off donation here (opens in a new window).

For more details on the work of the Trust, and how you can support or benefit from its work, please call 01773 748907, or email

Previous successes of the Trust, include almost £30,000 funding to support:

  • Coach Bursary Fund – which provides sports coaches in Derbyshire with financial help to support their personal and professional development
  • Disability Sport Provision in Derbyshire Sport Clubs – to establish new teams, sessions or work with existing clubs to create new sport provision for disabled people
  • Derbyshire Sports Volunteer Award – which supports aspiring sports coaches to gain qualifications and practical experience as well as offering mentoring support
  • Coaching Derbyshire – which caters for the needs of coaches through a ‘one-stop shop’, communicating regularly with coaches to understand their challenges, requirements and goals

Chair of Derbyshire Sport Trust, Sandra Deaton, said: “I am very pleased with the contribution that the Trust has made to resourcing the delivery of the Derbyshire Plan for Sport to date, and I look forward to another successful year, with a renewed focus on supporting Derbyshire’s talented athletes, and addressing social and health inequalities through sport.”

Contact Us
Contact us on:
01773 748 907

Or email derbyshiresport@

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