THERE WILL ALWAYS BE A NEXT GENERATION

SportsAid is a charity which enriches the lives of talented young athletes by recognising and nurturing their abilities through and beyond sport.  

WHO WE HELP
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BRINGING YOU CLOSER TO THE ATHLETES

We are helping the country’s most talented young athletes to fulfil their potential with financial support, recognition and personal development opportunities. They are local heroes, living on your doorstep, with inspirational stories of dedication, commitment and sacrifice!

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START MAKING A DIFFERENCE TODAY

The athletes we support will spend over £7,000 each year in meeting the costs of their sport with their family. Without the charity's backing, many of these young prospects would face a tough decision on whether to continue training and competing. You can help them on their journey!

WHO WE ARE

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SPORTS

SportsAid supports athletes from over 60 sports - most of which are Olympic and Paralympic disciplines.

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ATHLETES

SportsAid helps more than a thousand talented young athletes across the country every year.

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PARTNERS

SportsAid's partners include local businesses, global brands and charitable trusts.

Latest news

GEORGE REED ON HIS OLYMPIC AIMS, SIR STEVE REDGRAVE AND DURHAM UNIVERSITY
04 May 2021

Sir Steve Redgrave's steeliness helped him combat ‘genetic disadvantages’ and become a Team GB immortal – and Elstow rowing ace George Reed wants to follow in his footsteps. Bedfordshire’s George, 19, knows exactly what made the five-time Olympic gold medallist so special. At just over six foot four inches, Steve was shorter than most other Olympic rowers but used technical proficiency – and a rock-solid resilience – to soar to the top of the podium.

RBC ANNOUNCES CLASS OF 2021 ATHLETES TO RECEIVE SPORTSAID AWARDS
27 Apr 2021

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) is supporting 50 of the most talented young British athletes through SportsAid for the eighth consecutive year. RBC, one of the largest banks in the world and a partner of the charity since 2014, provides the next generation of sports stars with financial assistance, recognition and personal development opportunities to help them fulfil their potential. The athletes being supported by RBC in 2021 stretch across 32 sporting disciplines.

GEORGIA HOLT: "I'M A BABY IN THE SPORT - I'LL BE WATCHING TOKYO VERY CLOSELY"
22 Apr 2021

Jason Kenny watching Georgia Holt break down on the Manchester velodrome rollers first started the Melton Mowbray star’s British Cycling journey. But now ‘comeback queen’ Georgia is relishing absorbing the six-time Olympic champion’s ‘poetic’ insight and wants to follow in his glittering Games footsteps. Georgia, who is studying at Manchester Metropolitan University, now trains alongside the Team GB great but will never forget her first experience of meeting him.

With the help of SportsAid, I did my thing. I didn’t come from a wealthy family, and there were times when I thought ‘I need a job’ but I stuck to my swimming. Thankfully it did pay off. It's about gambling and making sacrifices. I put a high risk in myself and invested the time in what was going to make the difference to my swimming.

Adam Peaty
Olympic, World, European and Commonwealth gold medallist