Survey invitation: A snapshot of sustainability

This survey is aimed at groups, organisations and charities with a sports focus. It should not take more than 10-15 minutes to complete. It looks at how the current funding environment and economy is affecting these groups or organisations, and the services that they provide.

There will be a place at the end of the survey for any general comments you may have.  The results will feed into a publically accessible report, but your responses will be confidential and anonymous.

If you feel able to fill in this survey, please do:  this is a rare and valuable opportunity to look at organisations that have a sport, youth and community focus, and the results produced will feed into a publically accessible report on the findings. As well as providing a ‘snapshot’ of groups and organisations, regional comparisons of funding and demand perceptions will be produced if sufficient numbers in each of the areas surveyed are received.  The survey will provide a unique opportunity to look at how your group or organisation compares with others nearby and in other areas of the country.

You can access the survey here:

This survey is an independent piece of research that has been commissioned by StreetGames and is being carried out by the Institute for Volunteering Research (IVR). If you have any questions about the survey or the results then please contact Gareth Lloyd at IVR on

StreetGames is a national sports charity which was launched in 2007. They are a network organisation which currently includes over 600 organisations across the country including a significant proportion of Local Authority and third sector organisations.  Their vision is “for the most disadvantaged young people and communities to enjoy the benefits of sport and participate at the same rate as their more affluent peers”.   The Institute for Volunteering Research (IVR) was established in 1997 and is now based in NCVO, an organisation directly linked to 11,000 voluntary sector members.