Printed Date: 15/04/2024

About the GLL Sport Foundation

The GLL Sport Foundation is the largest independent athlete support programme in the UK and is focused on transforming people’s lives, inspiring and promoting community skills and cohesion through sport and physical activity.


Since the Foundation launched in 2007 it has provided over 25,000 athlete awards across Olympic, Paralympic, Commonwealth, Deaflympic and Special Olympic sports at a total support value of over £14 million.

SINCE 2007 WE'VE SUPPORTED OVER 25,000 ATHLETES

The Foundation provides direct cash plus free access to training facilities and specialist support such as sports massage and physiotherapy. Eighty-nine percent of supported athletes receive no other centralised support. We cover athletes participating in 117 different sports.

The Foundation works in partnership with its key partners SportsAid, SportsAid Wales and the Mary Peters Trust.


TOTAL SUPPORT VALUE OF  OVER £14 MILLION

The Foundation is operated across local authority and public sector areas in which GLL operate.

The programme works in direct partnership with local authority and public sector partners and a significant amount of vital sponsors and supporters that make the financial operation of the programme possible.

To learn more about the programme and view the latest news and athlete successes please view the GLL Sport Foundation Website.

Find out more about the GLL Sport Foundation