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About Us

Derby County Community Trust
Registered charity number 1123520

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Our story

The team at Derby County Community Trust has a clear mission.

We will harness and use the power of Derby County Football Club to improve the lives and communities of local people through sport, physical activity, health and education.

We help more than 25,000 people a year and our work is respected and recognised at a national level. We have twice been named English Football League Community Club of the Year.

Derby County has played a major role in Derbyshire life since 1884. The club helps unite our community. It excites and it inspires.

As a charity Derby County Community Trust has built on that relationship since 2008 - encouraging participation and achievement in sport, improving health and wellbeing, providing and enhancing education and promoting equality and diversity.

We care about our community. We collaborate with local and national partners to help people fulfil their potential.

We have an outstanding team of more than 70 full-time staff, supported by hundreds of volunteers, who are out there in our community every day, making a difference.

We are proud of what we do. We are proud of our people. And we are proud of the thousands of participants who are improving their lives as a result of their association with us.

Steve Hall

Chair of Trustees

Derby County Community Trust 

"Football clubs are massively important to their communities. The different programmes they do for people with disabilities, for people who are recovering from illness or addiction, for people in education... a lot of people don't realise how much of the community they touch. The people recruited to work on these things, they're people who don't go to work for the money."

Tony Ward, participant and volunteer

Ways To Support Us

DS Active

Fundraising and Events

We have a number of ways that you can support us - and the easiest way is by coming a regular donor through our Black and White family.
Trust Partner

Become a Trust Partner

Join our amazing business network who are supporting our work in a huge range of ways - from making donations to providing volunteers and much more.
Derby 10K

Enter the Derby 10K

Whether you want to test your fitness or try something new, we run a number of events each year to raise vital funds!