The Lancashire Cricket Foundation provides a clear and robust package of benefits aimed at supporting your team or club.
Affiliation is not simply about registering your team to play. Every club can take advantage of the help and support on offer, to achieve as many of your objectives as possible and to be an active member of our cricketing family.
Some of the benefits to our affiliation include:-
- Access to "ECB County Grant Fund"
- Support with local and national Funding opportunities
- Access to ECB interest-free loans scheme
- Eligibility to participate in ECB & local league & cup competitions
- Access to ECB coaching, umpiring and scoring courses
- Provision of Play-Cricket software to design own club website
- Access & support for ECB All Stars & Dynamos Cricket initiatives
- Support from County Pitch Advisor for reports and advice on playing surfaces
- Direct access to, and one-to-one support for club development from our team of cricket development officers
- Facilities advice & guidance through the LCF & ECB facilities team
- Access to the LCF’s Chance to Shine coaching programme to develop club/school links
- Specialised LCF & ECB support for developing Women & Girls cricket
- Access to Young Leaders in Cricket volunteer programme
- Access to Safeguarding training course & DBS checks
- Safeguarding & child welfare support from County Safeguarding Officer and ECB safeguarding team
- Support with ECB Safe Hands Management System
- Access to participation in ECB "Get Set" weekend
- Eligibility to offer from ECB commercial partners
- Reward volunteers through ECB Cricket Collective Awards
- Access to workshops run by the LCF and partners
- Free tickets to selected LCCC games
- Ticket offers to selected LCCC games
- Reduced rates on stays at the Emirates Old Trafford Hilton Garden Inn
- Discounted prices at the LCCC shop
We also have an Associate affiliation, where clubs who do not primarily affiliate with us but play in one or more of our leagues or are based outside of Lancashire.
For further details, contact Ian Shaw Cricket Development Manager.