The Community Pulse is a longitudinal study of Sported members on the sustainability, needs, and ambitions of community sports groups throughout the UK. It aims to:
- Inform the sport for development sector about the issues and opportunities facing community sports groups.
- Increase awareness of funding and resources available for such organisations.
- Help stakeholders make more-informed decisions in relation to grassroots community sport in the UK.
- Fill an insight gap on behalf of those who aren’t ‘traditional’ sports clubs or who don’t work as commercial or leisure providers.
This report is based on 590 responses, representing nearly 20% of groups in Sported’s UK network, between 13 – 22 March 2023. Of these, 51% of responses were from groups in the lowest 30% areas of multiple deprivation.