We aim to support the development of clubs and sports organisations by way of the following initiatives:

Active Kent & Medway workshops

These workshops aim to enhance your continuous professional development.  We organise a wide range of courses which are open to everyone interested in improving their knowledge and skills in coaching, safeguarding, disability sport, equality, effective communication and a lot more.

Follow this link to view all workshops

Kent Club/Organisation database

By signing up to our mailing list you will receive regular communications from us on all things relating to club/organisation development including CPD opportunities and funding. Simply select ‘Club & Coach updates’ on our sign up form.

Sign up to our Club/Coach eNewsletters

Support and guidance

Club Matters

Club Matters is a free support package for clubs and sports organisations. It brings together all of Sport England’s existing support projects into one simple resource. You can access support on topics including welfare and safeguarding, future planning, facility development, participant/volunteer development, financial management and governance.

Find out about free online Club Matters workshops

The Club Matters Health Check Tool is a self-assessment tool designed to support anyone that runs community sports clubs, groups and organisations.

Follow this link to the Club Matters Health Check Tool

Sport England Clubs Plan

This plan sets out Sport England’s approach to supporting clubs and community groups across England in the delivery of sport and physical activity.

Find out more about Sport England’s Clubs Plan

Governance Structures for Sports Clubs

A webinar ideal for grass-roots sports clubs and associations who want to understand the benefit and process of club incorporation and covers common constitutions including charitable status, Charitable Incorporated Organisation, Limited by Guarantee, Community Amateur Sports Club and Community Interest Company.

Follow this link to access the governance structures webinar recording

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Stuart Butler

Club and Funding Development Officer