SportsAid's mission is to help young people succeed in sport. The charity does this by providing them with financial support and recognition for their achievements as they progress in their careers.
SportsAid's charity number is 1111612 (full name: Sports Aid Trust). SportsAid is also a private company limited by guarantee (number: 5538901). The registered office is 21 Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3HF.
The charity also operates a wholly owned subsidiary called SAF Promotions Limited (company number: 2508698). The Directors of SAF Promotions are Ian Braid, Ronnie Denholm and Richard Glasson. The Company Secretary is Adam Joelson, SportsAid's Finance Manager.
Linked to SportsAid is an unincorporated society - the Sports Aid Foundation Society. The Society's committee members are the same as the Board of Trustees. The Chair is Mike Westcott, the Secretary is Adam Joelson and the Treasurer is Ronnie Denholm. All other trustees of SportsAid are ordinary committee members. The Society is currently dormant.
SportsAid's company secretary is Adam Joelson, who can be contacted via email or by calling him on 020 7273 1976.
SportsAid's solicitors are Eversheds LLP, One Wood Street, London, EC2V 7WS.
SportsAid's auditors are Kingston Smith LLP, Chartered Accountants, Devonshire House, 60 Goswell Road, London, EC1M 7AD.
SportsAid's mission is to make a bigger difference in helping young talented sports people and to support their wider development as individuals. SportsAid's strategic aims for the period up to 2021 are:
SportsAid's strategy update for October 2017 can be downloaded here.
Sports Aid Trust and SAF Promotions Limited are governed by their Memorandum and Articles of Association respectively. The Sports Aid Foundation Society is governed by its Rules and Objectives. Copies of these documents can either be downloaded below or are available upon request:
In addition to the SportsAid Board of Trustees, the SAF Promotions Limited Board of Directors and the Sports Aid Foundation Society Committee, SportsAid has a number of sub-committees and advisory groups. Details of the full structure can be downloaded here.
The terms of reference relating to each sub-committee and advisory group can also be downloaded below:
SportsAid's Board of Trustees is led by Mike Westcott - the charity's Chair. For full details of SportsAid's trustees, please see the Meet the Team section.
Copies of minutes of board meetings, sub-committee meetings and advisory group meetings will be taken as per the terms of reference. Minutes will be published below once approved by the relevant board, sub-committee or advisory group.
SportsAid Trust Board
SAF Promotions Limited
Sports Aid Foundation Society Committee
National Awards Committee
Audit and Risk Committee
Backing The Best Awards Panel
The Nominations Committee overseas appointments to the Board of Trustees. The process diagram, which can be downloaded here, details the steps taken.
SportsAid is a recognised equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion, belief and gender. SportsAid has achieved the Preliminary Level of the Equality Standard for Sport.
In April 2017, the SportsAid Board of Trustees formally adopted a target of a minimum of 30% of each gender on its board. Furthermore, the board committed to progressing towards achieving gender parity and greater diversity on its board, including and not limited to black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) diversity and disability. SportsAid’s Board Diversity Action Plan for 2017-18 can be downloaded here. Annual reports on progress against this plan will be published in future years.
Copies of the latest Sports Aid Trust accounts are available on the Charity Commission website. Recently published accounts can also be downloaded from the links below:
Copies of the latest SAF Promotions Limited accounts are available on the Companies House website. Recently published accounts can also be downloaded from the links below:
Copies of the latest Sports Aid Foundation Society accounts are not publicly available. If you would like to request copies of these accounts, please contact Adam Joelson, SportsAid's Finance Manager, via email.