The EIBA is pleased to acknowledge the following Official Partners
English Federation of Disability Sport changes name
to Activity Alliance
The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) is
delighted to announce our new name. A first of many milestones in the
charity’s 20th anniversary year, from Thursday 26 April 2018 EFDS will
be operating as Activity Alliance.
Commenting on the new name,
Barry Horne Chief Executive of Activity Alliance said:
the same team with the same passionate focus on disability, inclusion
and sport, but with an exciting new name and image. Through our work
with amazing people and influential world-renowned activity programmes
for disabled people, we know the time is right for us to embrace this
“Activity Alliance brings our members, partners and
disabled people together to make active lives possible. Collectively, we
continue to challenge perceptions and change the reality of disability,
inclusion and sport.”
A brand identity has been developed to
support the organisation’s new name and wider remit, which is being
introduced a few months ahead of the charity’s 20th anniversary in
The change follows a thorough strategic review that
included research about the charity’s purpose and its impact. As part of
the review, the charity carried out stakeholder consultations with
staff, member organisations, disabled people and partners.
feedback consensus was that the original name, ‘English Federation of
Disability Sport’ limited the organisation’s potential.
review concluded that a new direction and wider remit were needed around
well-being, activity and health, creating the opportunity for the
charity to deliver greater impact for disabled people.
information on Activity Alliance on our refreshed website
26th April 2018