What is the Fund?

Steve and kids on rowing machine

The Steve Redgrave Fund aims to use the power and inspiration of sport to bring about positive change in the lives of disadvantaged children, young people and their communities.

To achieve this, the Steve Redgrave Fund partners with other organisations to promote physical and emotional wellbeing, the inclusion of people having difficulties in their lives, community cohesion, and education.


Where the money goes

The Steve Redgrave Fund has teamed up with Unltd to create Your Call Your Community. Last Year, Your Call Your Community gave young people in the UK the chance to be the change they wanted to see in their area. This could be as wide ranging as opening a disused space for something creative or running an event bringing the community together.

We backed 25 ideas with a cash grant and support to help turn the ideas into reality. We estimate that these projects impacted approximately 1,300 lives.

The Steve Redgrave Fund has now embarked on an exciting phase of this initiative with the creation of the Your Call Your Community Legacy Award. Five projects have received additional funding to continue the amazing work stated last year. To find out more about the Your Call Your Community Legacy Award Holders, please visit the Stories section.


Can I apply to the Fund?

It’s not possible to apply to the Steve Redgrave Fund. We proactively seek one or two organisations to work with and are unable to respond to unsolicited enquires.


Sir Steve Redgrave

Sir Steve Redgrave proved himself to be the greatest British Olympian - after striking gold in Sydney 2000 he became our only athlete ever to have won gold medals at five consecutive Olympic Games.

Sir Steve is passionate about enhancing young people’s self-esteem and unleashing their determination and dedication to be the change they want to see in their communities.

For further information on Sir Steve and autograph requests, please visit www.steveredgrave.com

Steve On Rowing Machine