The Kent Cricket Development Trust is an independent charitable trust affiliated to Kent Cricket (registered charity no: 1155485). The trust has been set up to promote and encourage community participation in healthy recreation by providing opportunities for the playing of cricket and engaging in physical activity that is capable of improving health.
Why support the Trust?
- Promote community participation in healthy recreation in cricket and other activities that are capable of improving health
- Advance the education and development of children and young people by using cricket as a delivery medium
- Provide activities for those who have a need by reason of their age, infirmity or disablement, poverty or social and economic circumstances and in doing so improve their conditions of life
How to support the Trust?
- Online donation
- Text KCDT17 £2 to 70070
- Attend one of our excellent fundraising events
- Book a Mascot Experience
- Register for a holiday coaching course in Canterbury, Medway or Beckenham. Book here
- Pledge a donation - when purchasing tickets for Kent Cricket fixtures or booking on to a course or event
- Personal Fundraising - if you're taking part in a challenge, why not select the KCDT as your chosen charity? Contact Heidi Coleman for further information.
- Join the Community Team e-newsletter - click here
- Match Ball Sponsorship
- Become a Patron - coming soon!
Kent Cricket Captain Sam Northeast is the leading ambassador for the Kent Cricket Development Trust. Having recently launched the Trust here is what Sam had to say regarding his involvement.
Kent Cricket Captain Sam Northeast said: "I am delighted to be an ambassador for the Kent Cricket Development Trust. “Having started my cricketing journey in Kent as a boy I appreciate the importance of Community Cricket and how it drives the game in clubs and schools. “It is not only about player development but the role that it plays for everyone to promote healthy lifestyles and bring communities together. "Working with the Trust is a real privilege – an opportunity that enables Kent Cricket to give back to the community.By establishing the Trust we hope to be able to work with and support people within Kent.” Sam will be a leading Ambassador for the Trust and promote fundraising with Kent Cricket Programmes Manager Heidi Coleman. Heidi will be leading fundraising activity for the Trust and is delighted to have the 25-year-old batsman involved. Mrs Coleman said: “Having Sam involved in the work of the Trust is a really exciting opportunity. “Having been born in Kent and involved in Kentish cricket from an early age, Sam brings a great deal of experience and some fantastic ideas on how the charity can assist all sectors of the community.”
Kent and England star Tammy Beaumont has been appointed as an ambassador for the Kent Cricket Development Trust. The 24-year-old Dover-born cricketer was an Kent Cricket Academy scholar from 2009 to 2011 and was recalled to the England squad for the tour of South Africa.
The 2015 Christ Church Sport women's player of the year said: "I am really excited to be an ambassador for the Kent Cricket Development Trust. Kent Cricket has provided me with so many great opportunities. To be part of the Trust and be able to give something back is a pleasure. I am passionate about the aims of the Trust and its role in promoting and encouraging community participation and look forward to supporting the work that it does.”
Want to know more? Contact Heidi Coleman or call 01227 473618