Chance to Shine is a national charity on a mission to spread the power of cricket throughout schools and communities.

We take cricket to new places and use it to ignite new passions, teach vital skills, unite diverse groups, and educate young people from Cornwall to Cardiff to County Durham.

Since 2005 the Chance to Shine Schools programme has helped reverse the decline in cricket in state schools. Working in close partnership with all 39 County Cricket Boards and hundreds of local cricket clubs, we’ve encouraged three million boys and girls in nearly 12,000 schools playing and learning through cricket.

Chance to Shine Street takes the game and its educational benefits to inner-city areas affected by youth crime and anti-social behaviour. We’re using the power of cricket to engage young people from a range of backgrounds, increase aspiration and promote respect.

In the past 10 years we’ve proved that cricket has the power to bring young people from all walks of life together and teach life skills that will stay with them forever.

We’re committed to giving all young people the chance to play it, learn from it and enjoy it.