We believe that cricket helps children learn resilience, teamwork and respect.

Our challenge

Only 1 in 5 children get enough physical activity each day.

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Our reach

Since 2005, we’ve coached over 6 million children.

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Our campaign

We’re an independent charity and we need your help.

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WHAT CHANCE TO SHINE CAN OFFER YOU

Find Street cricket

Find your nearest Chance to Shine Street cricket project.

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Get cricket in your school

Here's how Chance to Shine can support your school in delivering cricket.

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Free school resources

Chance to Shine has built a powerful bank of free cricket teaching resources for primary schools so teachers can lead their own cricket sessions. The resources include lesson plans, instructional videos and top tips.

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OUR IMPACT

34%

of children had not played
cricket before their
Chance to Shine session.

81%

of Street cricketers
said they'd made
new friends.

72%

of school participants
said "It made me
like cricket more".

Support us

Your support will help give children the opportunity to play and learn through cricket; a chance they might not otherwise have without our programmes. Please help us today by making a gift online. Support us

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Latest news

  • Leaving a Legacy with Chance to Shine

    Last year we were honoured to receive a legacy from Kenneth George James. Kenneth’s friends, and executors of the will, Bill Boyes and Bob Baxter have shared their experience of setting up the legacy. Read more

  • Chance to Shine teams up with FabLittleBag

    We've teamed up to break down the taboos around periods. Supplying 32 coach bags, which include organic pads, tampons and fab period disposable bags, for all Chance to Shine Girls Street projects. Read more

Upcoming events

  • Chance to Shine London Club Golf Day 2023

    Join us at the stunning London Golf Club for our first edition of Chance to Shine’s Golf Day. Read more

  • Chance to Shine Berkshire Golf Day 2023

    Join us at the beautiful Berkshire Golf Club for the annual Chance to Shine Golf Day. Read more