CharityDetail

What it does
    London Sport has a clear vision: to help make London the most physically active city in the world. Our first milestone is a target: to get 1,000,000 Londoners more active by 2020. We do this by building collaborative, valuable partnerships with the numerous organisations involved in physical activity and sport in London, to help make London happier, healthier and stronger through sport.
Who works here
  • 50 employees and 0 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Elderly/old People
  • People With Disabilities
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Education/training
  • The Advancement Of Health Or Saving Of Lives
  • Disability
  • Amateur Sport
  • Recreation
Where it operates
  • Throughout London
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1165100
  • First registered on 08/01/2016
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2018 £4,900,000 £5,406,000 -£506,000 1 50 0 03/01/2019
31/03/2017 £5,706,950 £5,617,475 £89,475 £1,256,329 2 50 0 02/01/2018
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 2 grant making charities totalling £4,763,558

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£905,000
30/09/2018
Greater London Authority To enable London Sport to recruit Commuity Engagement Officer and deliver Community Engagement Programme
£905,000
30/09/2018
Greater London Authority To enable London Sport to recruit Commuity Engagement Officer and deliver Community Engagement Programme
£304,083
30/11/2017
Sport England Funding under Sport England's CSP School Sport funding programme for a Revenue project titled 'CSP School Sport'. This project is a Sport participation and capacity building project, with a focus on younger beneficiaries.
£40,000
30/09/2017
Sport England Funding under Sport England's CSP School Sport funding programme for a Revenue project titled 'CSP School Sport'. This project is a Sport Participation and Capacity Building project, with a focus on younger beneficiaries.
£1,259,475
30/09/2017
Sport England Funding under Sport England's Satellite Clubs funding programme for a Revenue project titled 'Satellite clubs'. This project is a Sport participation and capacity building project, with a focus on younger beneficiaries.
£1,350,000
28/02/2015
Greater London Authority To support a pan-London Capacity Building and Sports Club Development programme
Governance
Trustees (9)
Main office

House Of Sport
Marathon House
190 Great Dover Street
LONDON
SE1 4YB

Objectives

THE OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY ARE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF, AND VISITORS TO, GREATER LONDON (MEANING THE 32 LONDON BOROUGHS AND THE CITY OF LONDON) AND ADJOINING COUNTIES 1. TO PROMOTE COMMUNITY PARTICIPATION IN HEALTHY RECREATION BY PROVIDING, OR ASSISTING IN PROVIDING, FACILITIES FOR PLAYING HEALTHY SPORTS ("FACILITIES" MEANS LAND, BUILDINGS, EQUIPMENT AND ORGANISING SPORTING ACTIVITIES) 2. TO PROVIDE OR ASSIST IN PROVIDING FACILITIES AND SERVICES FOR SPORT, RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION OF SUCH PERSONS WHO HAVE NEED FOR SUCH FACILITIES BY REASON OF THEIR DISABILITY, YOUTH, AGE, INFIRMITY, POVERTY OR SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CIRCUMSTANCES OR FOR THE PUBLIC AT LARGE IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE AND WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THEIR CONDITIONS OF LIFE 3. TO RELIEVE SICKNESS AND PRESERVE HEALTH THROUGH PARTICIPATION IN HEALTHY RECREATION 4. TO ADVANCE EDUCATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAW OF CHARITY 5. TO PROVIDE AND ASSIST IN PROVIDING FACILITIES, AMENITIES, EQUIPMENT AND SERVICES TO ENABLE DISABLED PEOPLE TO PARTICIPATE IN SPORT AND OTHER PHYSICAL RECREATION 6. TO PROMOTE ALL PURPOSES RECOGNISED AS CHARITABLE UNDER THE LAW OF ENGLAND AND WALES FROM TIME TO TIME IN PARTICULAR THROUGH AN ASSOCIATION WITH SPORT.