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Mission and values

Community Community

Improving lives in Derby

Our mission

Use the power of Derby County Football Club to improve lives and communities through sport, physical activity, health and education.

Our values

Our values underpin everything we deliver as a charity.

We are:

  • Caring in our approach
  • Collaborative in our partnerships
  • Creating meaningful experiences
  • Effectively fulfilling potential
  • Taking pride of our work
  • Valued by our community



Every year we publish two annual reports, one relating to our financial reports as a charity and the other an in depth look at the work we deliver in our communities every year.


If you are looking to report an incident that has happened within, or in relation to, our activities, you can find full information on our Safeguarding and Privacy pages.

Safeguarding  Privacy


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!