The Community Sports Foundation is 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.

Driving inclusion for people with disabilities

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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Support Us

Support Us

Without vital fundraising, our work would not be possible, and many across Norfolk would be deprived of our support.

There are many ways that you can help us to sustain our work, such as taking a fundraising challenge, becoming a donor, or supporting through your business.

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Competition: Win a Lotus Elise Final Edition

Thanks to Lotus Cars, you could win this stunning – and unique – Lotus Elise Sport 240 Final Edition.

All proceeds from the competition will help us continue our work to provide inclusive environments for people with disabilities in Norfolk.

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Fundraising Events

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Latest News

The Nest set to host 2022 Norfolk & Suffolk Youth League finals

15th October 2021

The Nest set to host 2022 Norfolk & Suffolk Youth League finals

Decision part of a wider partnership, which will aim to increase opportunities for local players to benefit from The Nest's facilities

Matt Windle visits Foundation sessions

14th October 2021

Matt Windle visits Foundation sessions

Lotus Group managing director Matt Windle dropped in at The Nest on Saturday morning to visit some of the Community Sports Foundation’s disability football sessions.

Marathon effort raises thousands for Foundation

4th October 2021

Marathon effort raises thousands for Foundation

Six fundraisers, including Foundation and Norwich City FC staff, run the Virgin Money London Marathon

Open showcase events for our Football & Education programmes

27th September 2021

Open showcase events for our Football & Education programmes

An opportunity for Year 10 & 11 to find out more about studying with the Foundation from 2022

Golfers take to fairways of Royal Norwich to support Foundation

24th September 2021

Golfers take to fairways of Royal Norwich to support Foundation

A glorious day of golf at Royal Norwich led by Norwich City FC legends Dean Ashton and Bryan Gunn helped to raise an amazing £12,450 for the Foundation.

Orange Fox unveiled as sponsor ahead of Golf Day

21st September 2021

Orange Fox unveiled as sponsor ahead of Golf Day

Orange Fox Electrical have been unveiled as a main sponsor for the Foundation's golf day at Royal Norwich.

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