Who are the AFC Bournemouth Community Sports Trust?
The Community Sports Trust is the charitable arm of AFC Bournemouth, actively working in the local community across Bournemouth, Poole and surrounding areas.
Working within four main stands of work:
Education – Health – Participation – Inclusion
The team of 36 full time staff deliver over 150 sessions a week, working in partnership with schools, organisations and businesses, coaching, teaching, and engaging with 4,000 people throughout the week with ages 1 to 101.
The Trust's vision is to provide opportunities for all, through project delivery, meeting the needs of the local Community and delivering a mixture of active sessions along with education and support groups.
A key objective is to help individuals reach their potential with pathways in place from recreational activities through to teams with 28 registered teams across Community from the Girls & Women’s programme, Disability, College and Walking football.
The AFC Bournemouth Community Sports Trust was formed in 2001 from the Football in the Community programme and has continued a charitable working partnership with AFC Bournemouth.
In 2008 the AFC Bournemouth Community Sports Trust gained charitable status.
The Trust is a self-funding, non-profit organisation which has a huge impact upon the local community through increasing involvement in sport.
Charity number: 1122693