Participate Projects

Participate Projects

Charity information

Participate Projects

Participate supports organisations, projects and people in the most disadvantaged communities / we help them implement ideas and tackle issues by offering them volunteers from local businesses.

Founded 2012

  • Mission statement

    Participate Projects supports communities to develop and deliver projects that benefit their community, based on what the community needs. We work in the most deprived communities (20% indices of multiple deprivation) or with communities of interest (homeless, disabled, BME). We take an innovate approach to helping communities in a time where funding is tight - we help communities to access the skills and time of employees from local business to achieve projects in their community. The types of activity we help local communities are; environmental projects such as community clean ups or community gardens; educations programmes such as reading partners or young enterprise; unemployment programmes such as tackling youth unemployment and setting up social enterprises; finding volunteers and mentors. We do not provide a list of services that we deliver, we listen to the people in the community, find out what their issue is and what they want help with and we make a tailored plan of how business volunteers can support them.

  • Aims

    Participate Projects aims to:

    • To help communities improve their chance of attracting funding by supporting development plans through volunteering such as architectural/landscape drawings for community spaces or legal advice.
    • The prevention or relief of poverty in the area of benefit by providing services and support to charities, or other organisations working to prevent or relieve poverty.
    • To help communities to improve their environment by accessing volunteers, both skilled and non-skilled to complete environmental projects such as community clean ups or building community allotments.
    • To provide better opportunities for deprived people to access jobs, skills, education and training through support from local business volunteers.
    • To advance the education of pupils in the area of benefit by providing and assisting in the provision of facilities and volunteers from the private sector.
  • Overview

    Established: March 2012

    Registered Charity Number: 1147520

    Board members: 5

    Full time staff: 2

    Volunteers: 1500

    Phone number: 01274 288787

    Address: Glyde House, Glydegate, Bradford BD5 0BQ

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