The Cricket Society trust

The Cricket Society Trust is a registered charity helping to deliver opportunities for young people to learn about and play cricket.
The programmes we currently support include the MCC Foundation’s Cricket Hub for State School Girls in Essex, Arundel Castle Cricket Foundation’s programmes to
 enable disadvantaged young people to participate in sports, education and recreation and the Fred Trueman Schools Cricket League and.  Our current fundraising is focussed principally on broadening our support for the MCC Foundation’s Cricket Hubs.

Welcome to the Cricket Trust Society

Cricket – a game for everyone to love, participate in and enjoy!

News and Events

Christmas cards now for sale in aid of the charity!

We've teamed up with a company to offer Christmas cards, in support of the charity. If you'd like to purchase the 2021 edition of these cards, and support the fundraising targets of the Trust, then please visit our Shop for more details!

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Geoff Hastings awarded ‘Grassroots Cricket Award’ 2021

On Monday 13th September, at the Northampton County cricket ground, Geoff Hastings, a Trustee of the Cricket Society Trust, was  awarded a “Grassroots Cricket Award” by Cricket East, (a local arm of the ECB); a further thank-you award was given by the Border Counties...

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The late Ken Merchant and John Barclay

Helping Young People to Participate in Cricket

The Cricket Society Trust is a registered charity helping to deliver opportunities for young people to learn about and play cricket. We fulfil our charitable objectives predominantly by providing funding to charities and other institutions whose programmes are aligned with our objective.

Currently, our funding helps to support the MCC Foundation’s Cricket Hub for State School Girls in Essex, Arundel Castle Cricket Foundation’s programmes to enable disadvantaged young people to participate in sports, education and recreation and the Fred Trueman Schools Cricket League as well as other programmes.

Our current fundraising is focussed on broaden our support for the MCC Foundation’s Cricket Hubs and cricket for girls.

The Cricket Society Trust was established as an independent trust to take over the activities of the Cricket Society’s Welfare Fund and to carry on those activities with the benefit of charitable status and the Trust continues to benefit from its close association with the Cricket Society including through the holding of joint meetings and the sale of Christmas cards.

Jeff Barnes and Alan Porter

Playing at Arundel

Isobel Duncan and the late Ken Merchant

The President’s team

The Cricket Society team

Arundel cricket ground