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Barry Horne, Sam Orde and Charles Reed with 20 year logo

We exist to close the fairness gap - that is reducing the gap between disabled and non-disabled people’s inactivity levels. But we cannot do this alone so are building a powerful movement that drives change. The movement includes our staff, board, and members to create a fairer society for everyone. A place where everyone can be active how and where they want to.

Our vision: Fairness for disabled people in sport and activity

Our purpose: Leading organisational improvement and changing attitudes to unlock the value of sport and activity for disabled people

We will close the fairness gap within a generation by:

  • Embedding inclusive practice into organisations
  • Changing attitudes towards disabled people in sport and activity

We are currently shaping our 2021 - 2024 Strategy, Achieving Fairness. This looks to a future where disabled people are just as likely as non-disabled people to be active.

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Our impact

As a membership organisation, our impact is stronger together. You can read more on the annual impact in our reports here.


As an Alliance founded in 1998, we benefit from the wealth of its Members’ expertise.
We work closely with many organisations. This includes Sport England, the National Disability Sport Organisations (NDSOs) for specific impairment groups and National Governing Bodies (NGBs) of sport. We also work with regional, coaching and education networks. This includes the Active Partnerships, clubs and schools. You can find out more about our Members and other partners here.

Equality and Diversity statement

We will continue to build towards a culture that is diverse and inclusive that recognises and develops the potential of all stakeholders.

We recognise the business benefits and opportunities of having a diverse community of Board members and staff who value one another and realise the contribution they can make to achieving our vision.

We are committed to equality and diversity in all its activities promoting inclusive processes, practices and culture in line with the equality principles set out in the Equality Act 2010.

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Our work

Find out more about us, our Members and how we are working to achieve fairness for disabled people in sport and activity.


We work with local and national partners to increase the number of opportunities for disabled people.

Associate membership

Founded in 1998, we benefit from the wealth of its Members’ expertise.

Governance information

We believe in having strong governance as it assists us to achieve our ambitious vision.

Impact reports and accounts

Read our latest impact and annual reports as well as accounts online


Our staff, Board and advocates work hard to bring our strategies to life.


Contact us if you would like to book one of our representatives.