Club Matters is Sport England's one stop shop for all clubs

It provides free convenient practical resources to help you develop and run a sustainable club. You can also find out information about Clubmark.

Clubmark Accreditation

Clubmark is the universally acknowledged cross sport accreditation scheme for community sports Clubs

How To Set Up A Club

Legal obligations, considerations and examples of best practice.

Club Development Group

Developing structures that support quality provision within sports clubs

Toolkit for Development

A one stop resource to aid in the development and sustainability of your club

Funding A Club

Ideas, case studies and schemes to help fund your club.


A comprehensive guide to safeguarding children and vulnerable young adults in clubs.

Club Development Officer

The Club Development Officer for Nottinghamshire is Sarah Williams she can be contacted on

07766 012229

Or you can follow Sarah on Twitter for club updates and information @clubsnotts

Sport Club Support

Sport Club Support

If you are sports club based in the city boundaries, Nottingham City Council now have a dedicated support system for your club. 

The Inclusion Club Hub

The Inclusion Club Hub

Created by English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) The Inclusion Club Hub is a free online toolkit to support your club to be more inclusive for disabled people. You can access better practice advise, including top tips and useful links.

Ensure your club is LGBT inclusive with this new toolkit

Ensure your club is LGBT inclusive with this new toolkit

It's important to make sure your club is inclusive and welcoming to everyone, regardless of race, age, religion, gender or sexual orientation. Make Sport Everyone's Game is a new toolkit developed by Stonewall and Club Matters which will help you make your sports club more inclusive for LGBT people.