We’ve attracted an amazing portfolio of innovative, ambitious charities serving different causes.
These charities are looking for the skills of professionals and some funding to tackle their projects.
World first project to get trains powered directly by train side solar power. The project has gained significant support from Network Rail, Community Energy South, South West trains and could become a reality in 2019.
Feedback believes we need a food system that can feed everyone fairly, without trashing the planet in the process. Help us push the boundaries of our future food by investigating the potential of perennial agriculture in the UK.
The Orchard Project have developed a highly successful model for planting community orchards across the UK through accessing grant funding for our charity. We would now like to sell our services to local authorities and others such as developers and landscape architects, in order to bring in earned income, and we need a strategy to do so that helps us to highlight the opportunities and best approach.
The Cares Family (currently North London Cares and South London Cares) is a group of community networks of young professionals and older neighbours hanging out and helping one another in our rapidly changing cities. We do this to: > Reduce loneliness and isolation amongst older and younger neighbours alike; > Improve the confidence, skills, connection and power of all participants; > Bring people together across social, generational, digital, cultural and attitudinal divides.
REDRESS is dedicated to ending torture and seeking justice for survivors worldwide. It aims to deliver an effective social media strategy through existing channels. Now, we need your help and skills to enhance our social media presence to share our vision of a world without torture.
To promote CFINE, raising our profile, creating a foundation to market our produce generating new enterprise customers, in turn generating increased profit to support our considerable community services and support.
In the UK, students from disadvantaged areas are between 5 and 11 times less likely to go to a leading university than students from more affluent areas. Project Access provides a scalable solution to the problem of access to top universities. Help us develop a tech-enabled journey to support people into university.
Thousands of disadvantaged children transform their reading ability - and consequent educability - at our proven-effective Butterfly literacy classes. Please help to spread these wonderful Butterfly Effects through helping us develop our financial potential and sustainability through our English Express (for adults) social enterprise.
Increasing IKWRO's capacity to carry out our work safeguarding women and girls at risk "honour" based violence, forced marriage, child marriage, female genital mutilation and domestic abuse.
We fight poverty, relieve hunger and increase access to health care and education in some of the world's poorest countries. Help us design a programme aimed at making our partners more self-sufficient.
Over the last year we have worked with our BeyondMe team to expand our presence from 9 to 25 schools. We have developed marketing materials, our programme offering and evaluation tools with our team. They helped us win funding from the IPSOS Foundation. Book Clubs in Schools (BCiS) now needs to test the scalability of the programme designed by our BeyondMe partners which is based on a train-the-trainer approach. We plan to expand the book clubs from 25 to 50 schools during the 2017-2018 academic year.
It’s well known that prevention is better than the cure, but for conflict, this fact is too often ignored, with attention only paid to conflicts after they have escalated. Governments spend $1.72 trillion (USD) on military expenditure each year, while only $10 billion is spent on peacebuilding. We want to shift the focus to a preventative approach to conflict.