Derby County Community Trust
Derby County Community Trust wants to harness and use the power of Derby County Football Club to improve the lives and communities of local people through sport, physical activity, health and education.
Derby County Community Trust deliver programmes across Derby and Derbyshire, to participants with an age span of 0 to 100. Sessions aim to tackle health inequalities and illnesses, provide physical activity for children and adults, start career pathways in sport and ensure an inclusive environment for all. More than 25,000 people get involved every year and the work is respected and recognised at a national level.
Derby County has played a major role in Derbyshire life since 1884. The club helps unite our community. It excites and it inspires. As a charity Derby County Community Trust has built on that relationship since 2008 – encouraging participation and achievement in sport, improving health and wellbeing, providing and enhancing education and promoting equality and diversity. The Trust has twice been named English Football League Community Club of the Year.
Derby County Community Trust care about their community. They collaborate with local and national partners to help people fulfil their potential. They have an outstanding team of more than 70 full-time staff, supported by hundreds of volunteers, who are out there in the community every day, making a difference.
Derby County Community Trust are:
- Caring in their approach
- Collaborative in their partnerships
- Creating meaningful expriences
- Effectively fulfilling potential
- Taking pride of their work
- Valued by their community