Why Founded

The Principal Roles of International Community Cricket Trust and its Trustees are to:

  1. promote healthy community recreation; raise community physical fitness and mental alertness levels by encouraging wider learning and the attainment of professionally-recognised skills and qualifications; encouraging the development of personal self-confidence and pride in achievement and advancing inter/intra-community respect; through participation in community cricket.
  2. oversee the policies, funding, transparent governance and activities of On-Side Cricket Limited and the International Institute of Cricket Umpiring & Scoring Limited and of any other subsidiary companies of which International Community Cricket Trust Limited may, in future, become a member or, in any manner, subsequently control, for the benefit of non-professional community cricket and its participants generally.
  3. on behalf of On-Side Cricket Limited and the International Institute of Cricket Umpiring & Scoring Limited, to review, accept and sign all sponsorship, affinity marketing, and commercial joint-venture partnership Agreements or Contracts entered into and thereafter to monitor and oversee that the contractual commitments, obligations and performances set out therein are properly maintained by each of the Parties involved throughout their duration.
  4. accept all sponsorships, donations and other funding received under the above-mentioned Agreements and Contracts and to allocate these to On-Side Cricket Limited and the International Institute of Cricket Umpiring & Scoring Limited in strict accordance with the separate, mutually-agreed, forecast budget requirements of each.
  5. assist – and ensure that – all sponsors and donors obtain the quid pro quos and benefits properly due from their financial support of the charity.
  6. accept and acknowledge all Gift Aid donations.
  7. support Fields in Trust (formerly the National Playing Fields Association – NPFA) and other similar organisations in their campaigns to halt the selling off of state schools’ playing fields and local authority community sports grounds for – and to secure their permanent protection and preservation in perpetuity against – commercial development.