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Governance

British Blind Sport Governance

British Blind Sport is the leading national disability sports organisation representing blind and partially sighted people living in the UK. Our mission is to achieve a visible difference through sport for both children and adults living with sight loss by providing opportunities for them and their families to participate in sport and recreational activities from grassroots to elite level.


British Blind Sport Board of Trustees
British Blind Sport is a charity and a limited company that is governed by a Board of Trustees who support the organisation in a voluntary capacity. The board consists of up to 9 individuals who bring a range of skills and experience in supporting the organisation with governance decisions and maintaining effective strategic direction.
The Board of Trustees is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the charity and ensuring it performs well.


British Blind Sport Trustees have, and must accept, ultimate responsibility for directing the affairs of the organisation, ensuring it is solvent, well-run, and delivering the outcomes for which it was set up.


It is an honour to become a Trustee of British Blind Sport and accept responsibility for making a difference to the lives of many people living with sight loss today and, in the future. To find out more about the members of our Board of Trustees, please click here

Articles of Association
The organisation is governed by our Articles of Association and they can be downloaded below:

Link to Articles of Association


British Blind Sport’s governance is supported by a range of organisational policies and procedures. Key policies can be found here.

Link to Policies and Documents


Governance Sub Committee Operations
The charity operates six sub committees that support the main Board. These Sub-Committees are:
• Classification
• Finance and Fundraising
• Human Resources
• Governance and Strategic planning
• Membership
• Safeguarding

The terms of reference for the sub committees can be found here 

Link to Terms of Reference