Sport England invest in 43 County Sports Partnerships (CSPs) covering every part of England. CSPs are a network of organisations which a strong understanding of their local place. CSPs can broker and support the right relationships, and help identify the best opportunities to increase sport and physical activity in their communities.
CSPs will think about what's important based on local needs, and use their understanding to be tactical in creating chances to get active which achieve the health, social and economic outcomes in the governing's Sporting Future Strategy.
This means supporting local partners and responding to local needs, and targeting where intervention or extra capacity is needed to create a more joined-up approach to tackling inactivity in their areas.
What is the County Sports Partnership Network (CSPN)?
The County Sports Partnership Network (CSPN) is a nationwide network of 43 County Sports Partnerships (CSPs) which are committed to working together to provide a cohesive offer to regional and national agencies, sharing good practice and continually improving the effectiveness of the network.
The CSPN speaks on behalf of this network with national agencies and supports the development of CSPs through peer support, communication and collaboration.