The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation (registered charity number 1130878) is the official charity and community arm of YCCC. Using the power of cricket, the Foundation aims to make a lasting, positive impact on the lives of those living in Yorkshire.

Using our four key themes; Education, Health & Wellbeing, Heritage and Participation, we use the brand of Yorkshire Cricket to affect communities all over the county, regardless of age, religion or ability.

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Norah smiling during a walking cricket session in Headingley's cricket center

Volunteer Hours

Across all our programmes in 2022, the wonderful people of Yorkshire collectively donated over 13,000 hours of their time supporting our programmes.


Meals for hungry children

Since 2021, our Crick-EAT programme has provided nearly 20,000 meals to children who would have otherwise gone without.

Our Core Themes

A Yorkshire Cricket College student bowling at Headingley.


To provide high quality learning and teaching opportunities as a means for providing a better future for our communities.

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Health and Wellbeing

Supporting people in Yorkshire’s communities to lead healthier, happier lives.

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To care for, manage, develop and promote Yorkshire CCC’s rich history and heritage, and to use this to support the Foundation’s and Yorkshire CCC’s objectives.

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A walking cricket match taking place in a playground in Leeds


Our vision is to connect, influence and provide opportunities for all, using the power of sport and physical activity to changes people’s lives.

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Latest in the Community

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Pictured young people taking part in weekly Wicketz sessions across our three established hub locations; Trinity Academy Leeds, Grange Interlink and Karmand Community Centre.

Wicketz Wednesday: May round-up with our team

Find out what's been happening for our Wicketz programme across Bradford and Leeds!

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Jonny Bairstow

Bairstow gives once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for YCC students

Under blue skies at Headingley, the Yorkshire Cricket College students were treated to an unforgettable lunchtime experience.

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Norah from walking cricket demonstrating some skills with the cricket bat

New Walking Cricket hubs set to open in Otley, Garforth and Knaresborough

The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation is excited to announce that there are three new Walking Cricket hubs at the following cricket clubs; Otley, Garforth, and Knaresborough.

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Support us

The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation rely on your generous donations to make our work a reality.

There are lots of exciting ways you can donate/fundraise for us, from taking part in a sponsored run, listing us as your charity of the year to organising your own event!

Whatever you do, we would like to say a big thank you. The work of the Foundation would not be possible without your support.

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