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OUR SINGLE AMBITION IS TO SUPPORT UK CHARITIES
A MESSAGE FROM OUR FOUNDER

In the early days of lockdown 2020 I spoke with a couple of small UK charities and was made aware of how their forthcoming fundraising events had to be cancelled … and they needed the funds!

This made me think of how I might be able to help. I had a number of good contacts in the sporting world, so I asked them if they might each give me a sporting prize to help the charities. They all said 'yes' and so I created Sporting Chance Prize Draw. We launched our first Prize Draw in March 2021.

My first thought was that I wanted all (100%) of the money raised to go to the charities. This would be the precept of the social enterprise going forward. For me, this is vital. As a 'bidder' at charity dinners, I am always uncomfortable not knowing how much of my bid is actually going to the 'front-line'.

With Sporting Chance Prize Draw, I have been determined from the outset that all (100%) of the money raised goes to the charities. This will be forever more. The administration costs will always be paid for by private individual contributions or, as we get bigger, through corporate sponsorship.

The second thought was that the Prize Draw should be affordable for all. So, I focused on delivering a £10 message. For just £10 you could enter the draw and maybe win a sporting prize. And, even if you didn't win a prize, then at least you knew that all (100%) of your £10 was going to the charity of your choice.

In March 2024, we will run our fourth Prize Draw. Once again, we are partnering with UK charities who will use the Sporting Chance Prize Draw platform, each confirming that they will make us central to their fundraising planning with the aim of raising a minimum of £10,000 each.

Simon Jacot, Founder

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“A BRIDGE BETWEEN UK SPORT & UK CHARITY"

The Daily Telegraph is working with us to promote Sporting Chance Prize Draw 2024 - helping our chosen charities to fundraise.

“By 2026, we aim to raise a million pounds,” [Simon] says, adding that the intent is for Sporting Chance Prize Draw to be a bridge between UK sport and UK charity. Within two years, we want to have 100 small UK charities on board – and we want to be in a position where everybody within UK sport knows who we are, and why we do what we do.”

Read about us on the Telegraph website, here.

MEET THE TEAM

We are all sports fans committed to making a positive difference for small charities in the UK.

The Prize Draw is only possible because of our small team and those, like our partners, who kindly give us their time and support.

EVERY PENNY RAISED
GOES TO CHARITY

100% of your donation will go to a Sporting Chance Prize Draw charity partner of your choice.