Community Sports Foundation

We are Norwich City FC's official charity

We use the power of sport to support and inspire our community. Our charitable objectives are driving inclusion for people with disabilities, boosting mental health and wellbeing, and supporting disadvantaged people to raise their aspirations.

The Community Sports Foundation are committed to developing environments where everyone feels safe, valued and respected through our Canary Safe standards.

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Driving inclusion for people with disabilities

20% of people in Norfolk have a disability, which is higher than the national average.

The Foundation works to provide inclusive environments that meet the needs of those taking part, so that they may enjoy the benefits of sport.

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Boosting Mental Health and Wellbeing

Boosting Mental Health and Wellbeing

An estimated 38,000 people in Norfolk experience loneliness.

We use the physical and social benefits of sport to improve people’s mental health and physical wellbeing. Our work helps to combat loneliness, anxiety, and inactivity for people in Norfolk.

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Inspiring disadvantaged people

Inspiring disadvantaged people

Norfolk has the third highest school exclusion rate among rural counties.

Sport and Norwich City Football Club are powerful tools for engaging with harder to reach groups and inspiring them to raise their aspirations, and reach their potential.

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Community Engagement

Community Engagement

The Foundation also operates a range of affordable services that provide widespread community engagement and positive impact, such as our school sports programme, and kids’ courses.

Any surplus created is reinvested to support our charitable objectives.

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Fundraising Events

Lap Lotus

Sunday 28th July

Lap Lotus

Run Norwich

8th September 2024

Run Norwich

Run Norwich Junior run

Sunday 8th September

Run Norwich Junior run

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Powerchair Football team return to WFA Premiership

16th July 2024

Powerchair Football team return to WFA Premiership

Norwich City Powerchair Football team emerge victorious over Nomad Knights in Premiership playoff clash.

Gallery: Summer Cup 2024

8th July 2024

Gallery: Summer Cup 2024

Over the summer, The Nest once again plays host to our Summer Cup, with junior teams from across the region competing for the chance to get their hands on silverware.

Summer Kids’ Courses

3rd July 2024

Summer Kids’ Courses

Mini Kickers and Soccer Skill Centres to run as weekly courses throughout the summer alongside Soccer Schools.

Fundraising Run at local primary school raises £11,000

3rd July 2024

Fundraising Run at local primary school raises £11,000

On Friday 24th May, local school Ashleigh Primary joined forces with the Foundation to put together a morning of fundraising fun.

Cycle Swarm 2024 raises £5,500

2nd July 2024

Cycle Swarm 2024 raises £5,500

On Sunday 30th of June over 140 cyclists took to the roads of Norfolk for the Foundation fundraiser - Cycle Swarm 2024.

Norwich City Cerebral Palsy Football team win CP Cup

1st July 2024

Norwich City Cerebral Palsy Football team win CP Cup

Norwich City Community Sports Foundation's Cerebral Palsy Football team make history securing a league and cup double.

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