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

  • Chance to Shine partner with the Westminster Foundation

    We are delighted to announce a 5-year partnership between the Westminster Foundation and Chance to Shine which will help us to strengthen and expand our work in both Westminster & Cheshire West. Read more

  • Chance to Shine sign Muslim Athlete Charter

    We're delighted to become the first charity to sign the Muslim Athlete Charter in conjunction with Nujum Sports, reaffirming our commitment to making cricket a sport that welcomes all young people. 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