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

Chance to Shine attend discussions on future of English cricket

Chance to Shine were delighted to attend the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee on Wednesday afternoon, to form part of discussions around the future of English Cricket. Read more

Chance to Shine teams up with Tim 
to raise funds at the Oval Test Match

Lyricist Sir Tim Rice will be backing the England cricket team during the final Ashes Test Match at the Kia Oval in support of national children’s charity Chance to Shine. Read more

MIND THE BAT! Howzat for a commute?

Tube passengers were stumped when two teams of sports-mad youngsters leapt on a carriage and started a game of cricket. Read more

Ground-breaking new partnership set to inspire a new generation of Greater Manchester cricket lovers

Young people across Greater Manchester are set to benefit from hundreds of new and improved cricket facilities and a significant commitment to improved grassroots participation. Read more

World Cup stars return to Home of Cricket for charity cook off

Mark Wood, Tom Curran, Liam Plunkett and Eoin Morgan took part in charity cook-off Chance to Dine 2019 in the Long Room at Lord's to help raise funds for Chance to Shine Read more

World Cup Heroes Cheer on Street Cricketers in National Finals

Three of England’s World Cup winners were present at Chance to Shine’s National Street Cricket Finals Day supported by NatWest in Nottingham on Wednesday 31 July. Read more

Jack Nash supports the Power of Cricket

We'd like to say thank you to 8-year-old Jack Nash who raised an incredible £300 for Chance to Shine. Read more

Chance to Shine Impact Report 2019

Read the latest Impact Report from the national children's charity Chance to Shine. The charity works in state schools and communities to spread the power of cricket to children and young people. Read more

Vaughan and Hazell celebrate National Cricket Week in Bradford

Former England cricketers Michael Vaughan and Dani Hazell inspired young cricketers as part of a Yorkshire Cricket Foundation Festival on the final day (Friday 28 June) of Yorkshire Tea National Cricket Week. Read more