(Pierre Baron de Coubertin)
"Taking part is more important

than winning."

(Pierre Baron de Coubertin)

(Jim Rohn)
"Take care of your body.

It’s the only place you have to live."

(Jim Rohn)

(Wilhelm Busch)
"Endurance will be rewarded sooner

or later - but usually later."

(Wilhelm Busch)

Areas of Application

Representation of interest in sport requires commitment in many areas

To visualise sport and present it as a tangible experience for everyone in the District of Herford is the overarching objective of KSB Herford. Yet what are the individual objectives of KSB Herford? And which diverse fields of applications arise out of this?

  • To preserve and increase the scope of the sports clubs in the District of Herford
  • To secure and improve the personal, financial, material and organisational framework conditions
  • To support sports clubs in their organisational development
  • To help shape sport and further training
  • Provide assistance and be the partner to everyone active in sports
  • To make a contribution to the holistic development of children and young people
  • To promote the lifelong pleasure in exercise


To reach these goals, KSB Herford is setting itself the following tasks:

  • Recognition, assessment, support and shape all developments in sport in the District of Herford
  • Effective representation of sport in all areas of social life
  • Increase the influence on decisions in sports policy
  • Offensive approach with partners and sport critics
  • Development and safeguarding of qualification offers
  • Offering service activities
  • Introducing residents to sport


  • Representation of the interests of organised sports with regard to politics and society
  • Advice and support for the sports clubs, local sports associations, politics and public administration
  • Analysis of developments and trends in sport and society as well as determining the different requirements
  • Development and implementation of qualification offers
  • Implementation of projects and models
  • Coordination and creation of networks
  • Information, communication and formation of opinion
  • Advice and relaying of know-how
  • Services and service activities for society
  • Implementation of campaigns, operations and events
  • Public relations work and advertisement for sport

...with the assistance of voluntary, freelance and full-time personnel
...in cooperation with the Herford sports clubs
...in collaboration with service providers and commercial enterprises
...in conjunction with community groups and individuals

Specific work areas - Commitment (almost) without limits

You would like to know in which specific work areas KSB is engaged? You would like to know what else KSB is promoting? You will find a small overview of specific work areas here.

  • Sport development
  • German sports badge
  • Sport for all
  • Club development
  • Development of personnel, training and further training
  • International sports relationships and cross-border contacts
  • Development of sports facilities
  • Youth work, children and youth welfare
  • Day care centre
  • School
  • Inclusion
  • Health, prevention and rehabilitation
  • Environment
  • Public relations work
  • Information

Realisation of the state programmes

  • NRW moves its CHILDREN!
  • Growing OLDER while moving in NRW!
  • Remaining HEALTHY in NRW!
  • Integration through sport
  • 1000 x 1000 - full-time sport clubs

Network partners

You would like to know with which network partners KSB Herford is collaborating and who ensures jointly with KSB Herford that increasingly more people benefit from a successful and conducive sport portfolio in the District of Herford? You would like to know if you or your organisation perhaps could also become a network partner of KSB Herford? Our network partners include:

  • Non-profit organisations
  • Local integration centre (KI) Herford
  • Health conference District of Herford
  • Business location action group District of Herford (IWKH)
  • Universities and scientific institutions
  • Commercial enterprises
  • Interest groups
  • Private sector sports providers
  • Churches and religious groups
  • Individuals