Shining a light on England’s Black cricketers

Chance to Shine has teamed up with Wisden to celebrate the work of England’s Black cricketers during Black History Month. Read more

Chance to Shine celebrates Black Britons in Black History Month

Chance to Shine is giving teachers the tools they need to celebrate cricket in Black History Month! There are free resources for primary and secondary schools. Read more

Chance to Shine Street needs your support

Covid-19 has had a significant impact on the communities where our Street Programmes take place. We need your help to raise £500,000 so we can continue to support young people as they return to sessions following lockdown. Read more

Chance to Shine returns to school

As pupils begin to return to school following the Covid-19 lockdown, Chance to Shine will be resuming delivery of the Schools programme. Read more

Chief Executive's Blog: Supporting girls from the playground to the boardroom

Laura Cordingley, Chance to Shine Chief Executive, speaks about the role sport can play in developing girls leadership skills setting them up to become CEOs of the future. Read more

New research builds blueprint for success to support teenage girls to play sport and develop as leaders

Commissioned by Chance to Shine and NatWest, research published into supporting teenage girls to take part in sport and to develop leadership skills. Read more

Raise funds for Chance to Shine in virtual MyRideLondon

The first ever virtual edition of Prudential RideLondon will be taking place on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 August and Chance to Shine is looking for riders to help raise funds to support the charities return to cricket delivery. Read more

England stars help celebrate virtual Yorkshire Tea National Cricket Week

Current and former England Cricketers inspired children to get active through a series of virtual cricket sessions as part of Yorkshire Tea National Cricket Week. Read more

Chance to Shine Impact Report 2020 published

Chance to Shine has published its latest Impact Report, detailing the work of the charity during the 2018/19 Academic Year. The charity aims to develop the physical, mental, social and personal wellbeing of the thousands of children it works with every year. Read more

5 million not out: Chance to Shine celebrates 15th birthday with new milestone

As the national children’s cricket charity Chance to Shine turns 15 years old, it is announcing today (Thursday 21 May) that it has delivered coaching to its five millionth child. Read more

Laura Cordingley: "I had always really admired the charity's purpose and that it concentrated on doing a few things well"

As Chance to Shine celebrates 15 years since it's founding, Chief Executive Laura Cordingley spoke about what the charity means to her. Read more

Chance to Shine to celebrate 15 years spreading the power of cricket

This week, national children’s cricket charity Chance to Shine turns 15 years old. The charity, launched in 2005, was founded by Lord King of Lothbury; broadcaster Mark Nicholas and cricket equipment manufacturer Duncan Fearnley. Read more

Former Lincolnshire cricketers take on challenge to support grassroots cricket

CEO of Lincolnshire Cricket, Martyn Dobson and founder of The Fitness Barn, Paul Cook (both former Lincolnshire County Cricketers) are teaming up to tackle a mammoth running challenge to raise money to support grassroots cricket. Read more

Ben Stokes inspired to take up charity challenge to raise funds for the NHS and Chance to Shine

Cricketing superstar Ben Stokes is to run his first ever half marathon, raising funds for the NHS Charities Together and national children’s cricket charity Chance to Shine. Read more

Take on a challenge for Chance to Shine

We want you to challenge yourself, have fun and raise some money for Chance to Shine in the process. As we all adapt to our new routine in lockdown, it’s incredibly important to stay active and healthy and give yourself a chance to try new things. Why not get involved in a simple and fun activity for you or the whole family! Read more

Soldiers to run marathons in cricket kit for charity

Three soldiers will each be running a marathon, made up of 2,387 lengths between two sets of cricket stumps, in their gardens this weekend to raise money for the NHS and Chance to Shine. Read more

Keeping children active during the COVID-19 outbreak

Following the decision to suspend all delivery and the closure of schools across the UK, the charity has sought to continue to support teachers and parents to help children remain active. Read more

Chance to Shine to benefit from Testim-Eoin-ial

World Cup winning captain Eoin Morgan has chosen to fundraise for Chance to Shine after being awarded a testimonial year in 2020 by Middlesex County Cricket Club. Read more

Football and cricket come together to launch a new competition – Roar! for Diversity

We have an exciting new resource available on our Schools’ Portal: Roar! for Diversity is a new KS2 PSHE resource, developed in partnership by England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and the Premier League, to teach children why a diverse team is a strong team. Read more

Chance to Shine recognise stars of the sport at national awards

In an inspiring evening, winners from across the country were recognised for the work that they do to support grassroots cricket at the Chance to Shine Awards on Wednesday 20 November. Read more

Brand new, FREE resources for secondary school teachers

Chance to Shine is today (5 November) launching a range of free teaching resources for secondary schools, funded by Sport England, which are available to download from its Schools’ Portal. Read more

Chance to Shine issues RFP as part of new digital strategy

Chance to Shine are set to issue a request for proposal (RFP) as part of a new digital strategy, which aims to enhance the impact, value and sustainability of the charity. Read more