Who we are

The gloucestershire cricket foundation is a charitable company set up to provide all people with the opportunities to play and be involved in cricket

Led by a Board of Trustees and a team of 16 staff members, the ambition of the Foundation is to give everyone the opportunity to take part in, and be part of, cricket. This includes delivering cricket in schools, cricket in community hubs, supporting and developing local recreational clubs, through providing cricketing opportunities for people of all ages and abilities.

The opportunities provided and the support given covers all people, clubs and schools from within the Forest Of Dean, Tewkesbury, Gloucester, Cheltenham, Stroud, Cotswold, South Gloucestershire and Bristol Local Authority Areas, meaning there is a significant area to cover and support.

Our Team

The Executive Team is made up of 16 staff members who fulfil managerial, officer and coaching roles.

The team is led by Steve Silk, CEO of the Charity, from the GCF Office at The Bristol County Ground. The team is a dynamic group of people who give such energy and enthusiasm to the development of the game.

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Our Trustees

The Board is made up of 11 Trustees who bring specialist skill sets and an enthusiasm to develop cricket in Gloucestershire.

Our Work

In working towards the Inspiring Gloucestershire Strategy (2020-2024) key milestones have been met in the last two years, which has seen further progress from a decade of great work.

These have seen the recreational game in Gloucestershire recognised as one of the leading counties in the country and being branded a ‘High Achieving Board’.

Our Partners

To support our work a significant number of local and national companies support the Foundation, all of which we are indebted to for their generosity and assistance.
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Governance

Behind any organisation there is a significant amount of work that takes place to ensure the smooth day to day running’s of it.

The Gloucestershire Cricket Foundation is no different; led by a Board of Trustees and a set of empowered Committees and Action Groups, these structures are in place to ensure that the needs of key partners and the needs of the immediate local game are met. Structures are also developed to provide space for significant development work to take place so enabling more and more people to be part of our great game.

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Join our team

At the Foundation we are always looking for great people to join our team. Opportunities and vacancies arrive from time to time and so this area of our site is where you will be able to find out more.

To enquire about joining our team, seeing what opportunities are available as a team member, an apprentice, a work placement or work experience student, please read on.