There are many groups of people who don’t benefit from engagement with sport. These tend to be women, girls, people with disabilities, those in a lower socio-economic groups and older people. The benefits of encouraging these groups to get more active is immense.


The Next Step Foundation will focus on these excluded groups, encourage involvement with sport of all kinds and capitalise on the benefits and positive change it can offer. We also care equally for the wellbeing of those at this level of sport and provide support through our social care teams and 24Hour/ 7-day helpline.


We are focusing our duty of care in sport by concentrating on six key outcomes: