Cambridge CC - COVID Fundraiser

by Cambridge cricket Club in Highfields Caldecote, England, United Kingdom


£10,000 target 38 days left
87% 52 supporters
Flexible funding – this project will receive all pledges made by 17th June 2021 at 8:28pm

During COVID we saw revenue losses of £10k+. We are trying to raise £5k, matched by Sport England's grant totalling our £10k target

by Cambridge cricket Club in Highfields Caldecote, England, United Kingdom

Our Organisation

Cambridge Cricket Club are an amatuer sports club who have recently relocated to Caldecote, Cambridgeshire that provides cricket activity for the local community.


Currently we field 3 senior teams, including 3 male Saturday teams, 1 male Sunday team and 1 male midweek team as well as over 150 juniors associated with the club.

The Effects of COVID-19 

This season, although heavily COVID-19 affected, saw the club compete in 20+ fixtures. However, in a normal season we would play 50+ games with a minimum of 25 being hosted at our home ground. Developing and maintaining inspiring facilities has been part of our success story in previous years and we look to replicate this at our new home ground to get more people being more active.


With the drastic reduction in the 2020 season we missed out on the majority of our normal income streams which in turn has created cash flow issues. The club however still incurs the same fixed costs.

This has impacted our finances significantly as a club, reducing revenues in excess of £10,000

We are aiming to raise £5,000 in order to prepare adequately for next season, provide coaching for an emerging junior section, and creating a women's team. While recognising that 2021 is also likely to be impacted financially due to ongoing COVID limitations.

We have also applied to the Sport England Active Together Fund, hoping they will approve our application which will be also added to our total. To receive this however, we still need to reach our overall target of £5,000 from at least 50 separate pledges.

Cricket at the club

Senior cricket 

  • Cambridge Cricket Cub (Formally Granta) was founded 1951
  • In 2021 introduction of a new Women's side
  • Teams at a number of different levels with our 1st XI playing in the East Anglian Premier League, all the way down to friendly midweek fixtures.

The Projects you are Funding:

There are 3 things we are trying to tackle:

  • Solve immediate cash flow issues
  • Fund essential equipment and maintenance projects
  • Kick-start preparations for 2021 across adult and junior cricket 

This funding would significantly contribute to the impact of Covid-19, allowing for essential work to take place and put us in a position to move forward confidently during 2021 and beyond. The impact playing sport can have at a time like this can be vital to improving individuals’ physical health and mental well being.

Thank you from everyone at Cambridge Cricket Club for taking the time to read our story. Any support would be greatly appreciated!



This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£100 or more

2 of 20 claimed

Membership season fee - Option 3

This covered your membership to the club and entitles you to attend all club activities as well as allowing you to be selected for fixtures. This option does not include any kit, and you will be charged a £10 match fee per game.

£2 or more

Raffle Tickets - Signed Cricket Shirts

£2 per ticket Prizes: 1 Signed Essex Shirt (2019 Squad) 1 Signed Max Holden Middelsex Shirt

£5 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Greek Street Food - Wrap

A delicious Greek wrap from a street food truck - Food Voucher Usually £7.50-£11.50

£5 or more

10% off yours first order of home made cookies!

10% off your first order of home made cookies

£10 or more

0 of 3 claimed

Caldecuts - Free Male Haircut Voucher

Male haircut at Caldecuts, Wash & Cut - Usually £14

£10 or more

Charity Golf Day Ticket

Take part in a fun Golf Day at Cambridge Lakes and help raise some money for Usually £14.50

£15 or more

2 of 20 claimed

Ball Sponsor

Sponsor a match day ball

£15 or more

1-2-1 Coaching Sessions

Purchase 1-2-1 coaching to be used throughout 2021

£15 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Bootcamp Sessions

Join in with a local fitness bootcamp session - Cambourne Area Usually £40 per Month

£20 or more

Non-playing membership

Become a social member of our club and get invited to all of our playing and social events

£20 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Pair of Cricket gloves

Pair of brand new cricket gloves - Local Brand, Kite Normally £75

£25 or more

1 of 20 claimed

Match Day Sponsor

Sponsor a whole match day for any adult team

£25 or more

2 of 5 claimed

Scorer Sponsorship

Sponsor a scorer for one match day

£40 or more

0 of 5 claimed

Sports Massage

Receive an hour long sports massage session - Usually £70

£50 or more

0 of 30 claimed

Membership Contribution

Pledge £50 and use this as a deposit on your next seasons membership payment at Cambridge CC.

£50 or more

0 of 3 claimed

Logo Design

Logo design of your choice, designed by in-house graphic designer - Usually £125

£50 or more

0 of 5 claimed

Financial MOT - An hour with a financial adviser

A chat for those with all levels of understanding of savings, pensions and investments. • For those with no knowledge a basic introduction. • For those with some knowledge explaining things in more detail. • And for those with a good understanding but have specific questions.Specific questions may involve the following: • Starting saving or developing a saving strategy for you or your children • Understanding your pensions • Tax efficiency

£100 or more

0 of 3 claimed


Photoshoot to generate social media/website content for your business - usually £200

£150 or more

Playing membership fee - Option 2

This includes your membership fee for the year as well as your playing kit, but you will be charged £10 match fee.

£175 or more

All in match fee & Membership (3rd XI) - Option 1

Pay match fee's and membership up front in full for the 2021 season

£275 or more

All in match fee & Membership (2nd XI) - Option 1

Pay match fee's and membership up front in full for the 2021 season

£350 or more

All in match fee & Membership (1st XI) - Option 1

Pay match fee's and membership up front in full for the 2021 season

Let's make 'Cambridge CC - COVID Fundraiser' happen

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