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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13,840

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.

19,961

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

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Education

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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Heritage

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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Participation

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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Sports Personality of the Year 2023: Des Smith wins Unsung Hero award

Volunteer Des Smith, one of the founders and Chair of Sheffield Caribbean Sports Club, has been honoured with the 2023 BBC Sports Personality Unsung Hero award.

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Play underway in the YCF indoor league

UFCC LIFTS THE LEEDS INDOOR CUP

After 9 weeks of enthralling cricket action, UFCC have emerged to become the champions of the Leeds Indoor cup 2023.

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Sheffield Caribbean Sports Club Chair wins Unsung Hero award 

Des Smith, who has been hailed as "the driving force" behind the sports club, has been named the BBC Sports Personality "Unsung Hero" for Yorkshire. 

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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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