Organisations we have supported
Audioways connects people to places by sharing stories from history and from the present day using QR code signs around the Lewes District.
Brighton Cauldron was established in 2019 as a social venture providing space, training, experience and skills to people of BAME/Ethnic minority backgrounds, focusing on food production and distribution.
Brighton & Hove Food Partnership
A non-profit organisation helping people learn to cook, eat a healthy diet, grow their own food and waste less food.
Brighton Dolphin Trust
Their mission is to protect whales, dolphins and porpoises through a connected community of people with the expertise, capacity, and resources to act as the voice for cetaceans and their habitats locally, nationally, and internationally.
Brighton Table Tennis Club
Brighton Table Tennis Club (BTTC) has its own table tennis centre with 10 tables in Kemptown and runs 100 tables across the city in parks, squares, schools, sheltered housing schemes, a centre for homeless people, sports centres and a psychiatric hospital. It works in two prisons outside the city.
Chailey Heritage Trust
Chailey Heritage Foundation provides education and care services and is one of the UK’s leading centres for children and young people with complex neurodisabilities.
Children with Cancer Fund
CWCF was formed in July 1998 and is made up of a small voluntary group of family and friends with the main thought being to enable the children, and families of the children with cancer, to have a quality of life that we would hope to have ourselves.
The Choir with No Name
The Choir with No Name have been successfully running choirs and building joyful communities with homeless and marginalised people since 2008.
A small staff team supported by 45 volunteers working together to make sure that no young person becomes part of the long-term homeless population.
Common Cause Co-operative
Common Cause is a not-for-profit social enterprise supporting the local community. We do this primarily through food growing projects and by supporting the local food growing economy in Sussex.
Conversations Over Boarders & The Launchpad Collective
Conversation Over Borders connects asylum seekers & refugees with volunteer tutors for free one-on-one online English conversation classes. This bridges borders through human connection while helping to build confidence in English speaking.
East Brighton Food Cooperative
Lock-down began and they were delivering meals by Monday 30th March and by the end of that week had provided 200 hot cooked meals for people as well as food parcels and fresh fruit and vegetables. By the middle of May they were providing over 1000 meals a week, after a year 6,000+ meals a week.
East Sussex Hearing
East Sussex Hearing is a small independent charity serving the deaf and hard of hearing community throughout East Sussex for over 20 years.
Emmaus Brighton & Hove
In the past 24 years Emmaus Brighton & Hove has provided a unique solution to combatting homelessness to over 1,200 Companions (residents) many of whom have complex needs.
Extratime has become a lifeline for hundreds of families of children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and is now one of the largest specialist providers of inclusive play and leisure in Sussex.
They provide food to charities and groups that deliver services in addition to meals, such as advice and guidance, health support, counselling and befriending, to help break the cycle of poverty and use food as a vehicle for good above and beyond alleviating hunger.
Flock Theatre has a combined 40 years experience creating performance and participatory work for a range of different organisations. Their work focuses on creating innovative, multi- sensory events for children, families and communities across Sussex because everyone deserves access to the arts.
Go Local CIC
Lewes Library of Things seeks to address inequality and reduce consumption by giving local people the choice to borrow rather than buy the items they need for short term or one off use.
Hollingbury Park Playgroup
Hollingbury Park Playgroup offers a nurturing environment where children are free to learn and grow.
A Community Standing Together for the Rights and Protection of Young Refugees.
International Network of Women
The Network of International Women for Brighton & Hove, run by volunteers, provides a platform for women to meet, share experience and knowledge and support one another.
It’s Our Planet Too
Making a difference to the future of our planet by making small changes to the way that we live.
Jamie’s Farm acts as a catalyst for change, enabling disadvantaged young people to thrive academically, socially and emotionally.
Kennedy St CiO
Kennedy St CiO is a peer-led recovery charity that offers support and signposting to people interested in recovery from addiction.
Long Furlong RDA
Long Furlong RDA
The group was formed to give riding opportunities to disabled adults, in East and West Sussex, and provides a much-needed facility for riders in the county.
Making It Out
A local charity based in Portslade, Brighton and Hove. MiO has been set up to enable people, who are at risk of committing crime without support, to begin to change their current situation through regular engagement in creative making activities.
UK Men’s Sheds Association
We work hard to inspire and support the development of as many Men’s Sheds as possible, for the benefit of men’s health and wellbeing.
Movingsounds is a community of professional facilitators passionate about the power of creativity to transform lives. They tackle social issues where it’s most needed and promote well-being for all.
Patina (Parents and Teachers in the Arts) was set up in 2001 by a group of parents and teachers in Lewes who were concerned that art was being given less emphasis in the national curriculum.
Supplying free non-branded school uniforms, black school shoes and PE trainers to parents who need support with children attending City Academy Whitehawk, St Mark’s CE, Hertford Infant & Juniors, Queen’s Park Primary.
The Pells Pool is an unheated pool and recognised as the oldest outdoor freshwater public pool in the country. Pells is a community, not for profit pool that has served the residents of Lewes and beyond for many years.
Pier to Pier
Pier to Pier interviewed people who live or work on the coast and worked with a coastal choir to create an immersive sound installation played from an audio bench travelling the Sussex Coast this summer.
Plant Stories (Gem)
We are an inclusive service working closely with local primary schools and women’s charity. Currently we are relying on local food providers and Fareshare for donations in order to provide some of the food the meals.
Ringmer Rovers FC
Ringmer rovers run football coaching sessions for youngsters from 6-16 all run by volunteer coaches who give up countless hours every year.
We are a children’s safety charity based in Brighton and working across the South East. We provide training, consultancy and resources nationally to those working with children and young people.
Shujaaz Inc, is a network of social ventures based in Nairobi and Dar Es Salaam. Their ventures inspire, entertain and mobilise 7.5 million 15-24-year-olds across East Africa. Their network connects young people with the information, skills and resources they need to take control; embedding them in a digital and real-world community that gives them the self-belief to succeed, in their context and on their terms.
Self Managed Learning College Brighton and Hove offers a welcoming, safe environment for children from all backgrounds to learn in an environment that provides a unique alternative to mainstream schooling.
Stay Up Late
Stay Up Late is a registered charity committed to promoting the rights of people with learning disabilities to live the lifestyle of their choosing.
St Lukes Church Community Garden Project
Providing a Community Centre and services in the area will help break down barriers within the neighbourhood.
St Matthais Brighton
St Matthias church and satellite site St Richard’s share a vision to serve as a dynamic community hub, working in partnership with our local community to offer practical support and hospitality and making church relevant and accessible to all.
Sussex Dolphin Project
The Sussex Dolphin Project is a local initiative and UK flagship of the World Cetacean Alliance, the worlds largest cetacean conservation partnership. Sussex Dolphin Project is committed to protecting the local dolphin species through research, awareness and education to deliver ecosystem-level restoration and rejuvenation, creating a balanced ecosystem where cetaceans, and all marine life, thrives alongside Sussex residents.
Sussex Prisoners Families
Sussex Prisoners Families works in courts, prisons, and communities, helping families navigate the criminal justice system by offering advice, advocacy, information, and emotional support.
Table Talk Foundation
The main purpose of this foundation is to give grants to primary schools in Sussex to fund the Adopt a School programme, delivering high quality food education directly to the children of our community.
Tarner Community Project
We are a charity funded through a mix of fees from our services for children age 4-11 and a wide range of grants. We are not for profit, so any surplus we make is reinvested into enhancing and delivery more services and activities.
The Grow Project
The Grow Project is a charitable organisation run by people who know what it is like to struggle with wellbeing challenges.
The Launchpad Collective
The Launchpad Collective
The Launchpad Collective (TLC) is a new initiative working to improve life chances of refugees and tackling inequality in the workplace. They provide a needs-driven, not-for-profit employment support programme tackling root causes to employment barriers..
The Trust for Developing Communities
Our experienced staff work alongside volunteers to deliver developmental youth work, community development work, research and training across our neighbourhood bases and through citywide activities, projects and programmes.
A community-run pub in the heart of Moulsecoomb in East Brighton. They work with dozens of local charities and community groups who host events at The Bevy, making sure that no one in their community ever needs to feel lonely.
The Crew Club
The Crew Club is a community led charity that provides opportunities for children and young people; enabling them to take part in a wide range of activities in one of the most deprived areas of the City from our purpose built, state of the art youth & community centre with outdoor sports facilities.
The Greenhaven Network
The Greenhavens Network works with the community in the community to connect people and wildlife, everyone is welcome. With over 3000 members we aim to engage and inspire everyone to make positive changes to their lives, their communities and the green spaces we all love.
The Manta Trust
Formed in 2011, the Manta Trust is a UK registered charity that co-ordinates global mobulid research and conservation efforts.
Their mission is to equip female founders and women in business with the knowledge, connections and confidence they need to grow a resilient, small business – whatever their growth ambitions.
Time to Talk Befriending
Overcoming loneliness through relationship-centred, excellence accredited befriending services.
Voices in Exile
Voices in Exile works with refugees, asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants with no recourse to public funds in East and West Sussex and Surrey. We offer practical and legal support including generalist advice and specialist immigration casework (up to OISC Level 2) for those who would otherwise be unable to access justice.
VYD CIC (Football)
VYD creates and delivers educational and social impact programmes that improve the lives of people in their community, using the common language and power of football.
Windmill Young Actors
Windmill Young Actors Drama, provide acting classes for children, teenagers and young adults in East Sussex.
You Raise me Up
The ‘You Raise Me Up charity’ was founded by the late Jane Brooks and her husband Fraser in June 2011. The charity’s sole purpose is to raise funds to support families that have suffered the loss of a young person aged 16-25 years.
Young People’s Centre
Their services include supported housing, advocacy, support for young people, cafés, centres and activities for people aged 50+, employment support and out-of-school activities.