Cricket Derbyshire Foundation

The Cricket Derbyshire Foundation (Registered Charity No. 1155801) is Cricket Derbyshire’s dedicated charity that uses the power of sport to educate, motivate and inspire the people of Derbyshire.

The Foundation is based The Pattonair County Ground, Derby, home of Derbyshire County Cricket Club and it’s where all out charitable activities are coordinated.

“The Cricket Derbyshire Foundation aims to use the power of sport to educate, motivate and inspire children, young people and adults living in Derbyshire whatever their age, gender, religion or ability, making a lasting and positive impact on individuals’ lives.”  – Cricket Derbyshire Foundation

The Foundation aims to harness the power of sport to make a lasting, positive impact on individuals’ lives within Derbyshire.

As well as providing an inclusive range of projects and activities that involve and engage with hard-to-reach groups improving community cohesion, the foundation hope to develop a cricket talent pathway as well as empowering leaders, coaches and volunteers.

To find out more about the Cricket Derbyshire Foundation, please email

Cricket Derbyshire Foundation’s Objectives;

  • The promotion of community participation in healthy recreation for the benefit of the inhabitants of Derbyshire by the provision of facilities for playing cricket.
  • To act as a resource for young people living in Derbyshire by providing advice and assistance and organising programmes of physical, educational and other activities as a means of:
    a) Advancing in life and helping young people by developing their skills, capacities and capabilities to enable them to participate in society as independent, mature and responsible individuals;
    b) Advancing education;
    c) Providing recreational and leisure time activity in the interests of social welfare for people living in the area of benefit who have need by reason of their youth, age, infirmity or disability, poverty or social and economic circumstances with a view to improving the conditions of life of such persons.
  • To advance education for the public benefit in the history and heritage of county cricket in Derbyshire.
  • To advance the arts in Derbyshire for the public benefit

To find out more about the Cricket Derbyshire Foundation, please email

The registered office for the Foundation is The Pattonair County Ground, Nottingham Road, Derby, DE21 6DA.