About Birmingham Tigers

Birmingham Tigers is a Charity based in Newtown, Birmingham and situated in the Aston Ward, Ladywood Constituency. It was established in 2009 and set up to address sporting and lifetime learning opportunities for hard to reach groups, who have been disadvantaged through social, cultural, racial or economic reasons. The organisation views sports and recreation as a tool to engage with these marginalized and vulnerable groups and support the social, health and physical fitness of young people from Birmingham. The organisation is a branch of London Tigers (www.londontigers.org) a Registered Charity (1100019) based in Westminister, London and established since 1986.

The Organisation’s charitable purposes are to provide public benefit to the cluster of deprived and marginalised inner city communities living in Birmingham, West Midlands, UK. These include but not just restricted to the following areas and wards, Aston, Lozells, Newtown, Washwood Heath, Small Heath, Bordesley Green, Sparkbrook, Sparkhill, Nechells, Balsall Heath, South Yardley, Springfield, Stechford and Yardley North.

The Charitable Purposes of the Organisation include:

  1. The Prevention or Relief of Poverty of Young People focusing on 18-25 years old living in the marginalised inner city of Birmingham by providing training, social skills and employment support.  
  1. The Advancement of Health which includes tackling governments agenda on tackling obesity and raising awareness of common health related issues.
  1. The Advancement of Community Development by social inclusion projects to tackle gang, violent behaviour, drugs; anti-social behaviour and crime.
  1. The Advancement of Education of Young People from the ages of 11-15 years old through providing additional support after school and weekend educational programmes.
  1. The Development and raising awareness of Citizenship, Culture and Heritage.
  1. The Advancement of Amateur Sports by providing a pathway for Young People to progress from amateur level to Semi-Pro and Beyond.

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